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  • Lisa Lyons and Gary Kornblau on the closing of their imprint BuK

    Lisa Lyons and Gary Kornblau on the closing of their imprint BuK
    One of my favorite Los Angeles independent presses is BüK — an imprint built around the elegant idea of the pamphlet. Beginning in 2005, BüK co-founders Lisa Lyons (a former Lannan Foundation and Getty Trust curator) and Gary Kornblau (former...
  • Chasing the White House Cezannes

    Chasing the White House Cezannes
    Just a week before astronaut John Glenn's maiden voyage orbiting the Earth in 1962, a record 46 million people sat down before their black-and-white sets to watch Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy conduct the first televised White House tour. The mansion's $1....
  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more
    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy

    Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy
    NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
  • Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions

    Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions
    L.A. added two new million-dollar-a-year executives to the ranks of its top-paid arts leaders during 2011, although two existing members of the seven-person club had to get by with less than they'd made in 2010. Increases for Music Center President...
  • Frank Gehry back in MOCA architecture show, coaxed by Thom Mayne

    Frank Gehry back in MOCA architecture show, coaxed by Thom Mayne
    This post has been corrected. Please see below. With his fellow Pritzker Prize-winning L.A. architect, Thom Mayne, playing the self-described role of “ombudsman” and “facilitator,” Frank Gehry is back in the fold for a major...
  • L.A. arts endowments fell in 2011-12, but things are looking up

    L.A. arts endowments fell in 2011-12, but things are looking up
    The public's window into nonprofit arts groups’ financial condition is a time-lapse look. The numbers typically don’t become available until many months after an organization has closed the books on a fiscal year. They're now in for most...
  • Getty Museum buys 'Rembrandt Laughing': tiny portrait, huge value

    Getty Museum buys 'Rembrandt Laughing': tiny portrait, huge value
    Stepping up the effort to strengthen its European art collection, the Getty Museum has acquired two major Old Masters paintings: an exuberant early self-portrait of Rembrandt from around 1628, and a classic scene of the Grand Canal in Venice by...
  • ‘Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ’ – Oct. 21, 2012–March 24, 2013

     
    Three different bodies of work created by the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe at LACMA...
  • Getty executives enjoyed big pay hikes in 2012

    Getty executives enjoyed big pay hikes in 2012
    Happy days were here again in 2012 for a number of folks in the executive offices of the J. Paul Getty Trust, although it wasn't the best of times for some others on the staff of about 1,250. A “senior management compensation” disclosure dated...
  • Report finds fundamental flaws in many nonprofits' fundraising

    Report finds fundamental flaws in many nonprofits' fundraising
    A new national survey of nonprofit executives suggests it isn’t just the uncertain economy that’s making it hard for charities – including arts and culture groups – to meet their fundraising goals. The research says there’s...