Latest News in Black Art: LACMA Acquires Beauford Delaney Painting, First-Ever New York Art Week, Installations by Fred Wilson and Rashid Johnson at LaGuardia & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   BEAUFORD DELANEY, “Negro Man (Claude McKay),” 1944 ( oil on canvas, 19.12 x 16.25 inches / 48.6 x 41.3 cm). | Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the 2022 Collectors Committee with additional funds provided by the Robert H. Halff Endowment, the ...

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LACMA Exhibits Subvert the Totalizing Myths of Colonial Conquest – ARTnews.com

Five hundred years ago, Tenochtitlan, which is now known as Mexico City, fell into the hands of the Spanish after a period of intense fighting, sickness, and siege. The conquest has been seen as absolute, marking the destruction of the Aztec empire. “Mixpantli: Space, Time, and the Indigenous Origins of Mexico” and “Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes,” two exhibitions now on view at the Los Angeles ...

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NEH Grants Go to LACMA Expansion, ‘Living’ Dred Scott History Museum – ARTnews.com

The National Endowment for the Humanities has given out $24.7 million to grants to an array of arts spaces, researchers, and historical sites, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art receiving some of the biggest amounts for future projects. LACMA got a $500,000 match grant for the construction of galleries in a controversial expansion designed by Peter ...

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LACMA Receives Major Gift of Korean Art – ARTnews.com

Monday, October 25 LACMA Receives Major Gift of Korean ArtThe Los Angeles County Museum of Art has received a gift of 100 works of Asian art from local patron Dr. Chester Chang and his son Dr. Cameron C. Chang. The collection is comprised of 95 Korean artworks, among them paintings, calligraphy, sculptures, ceramics, and furniture. Also part of the gift are several Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan ...

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Ahmanson Foundation Links Up with Huntington Following LACMA Split – ARTnews.com

After ending its long-term partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art last year amid a dispute over the museum’s renovation, the Ahmanson Foundation has brought its business to another California institution. On Monday, the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino said that the 70-year-old foundation will begin gifting artworks to the institution and supporting the institution’s purchases of ...

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Ready to see art in-person again? LACMA and Hammer Museum will reopen in April

Over the past year, LA County museums have sat mostly empty because of countywide pandemic restrictions. That has resulted in millions of dollars of lost revenue. One estimate has museums statewide cumulatively losing $22 million a day.  But there is good news on the horizon. With dwindling coronavirus numbers, LA has entered the red tier and allowed museums to open at 25% capacity. The ...

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SCVNews.com | L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA

The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June. Creative Storytelling Workshops will feature a live story reading by an L.A. County Library librarian. The story will then be brought to life through a variety of expressive art ...

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Artist Alex Prager’s New Buzzed-About LACMA Installation Is Actually an Ad for Miller Lite (Really) + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, December 2. NEED-TO-READ Thousands Sign Up to Throw Eggs at Margaret Thatcher Sculpture – More than 2,300 people have signed up to take part in an “egg-throwing” contest in the UK city of Grantham ...

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