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LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties
LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties

The guest list for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary gala Saturday night might easily be mistaken for that of a Hollywood awards show. Studio executives Robert Iger of Walt Disney Co., Michael Lynton of Sony Entertainment and Brad Grey of Paramount Pictures are on the list, along with entertainers Will Ferrell, Marisa Tomei and Dustin Hoffman. It gets even glitzier for the museum's Art + Film Gala, an annual bash launched in 2011. Leonardo DiCaprio co-chairs the event, and last year's guests included Jamie Foxx, Amy Adams and, of course, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. Once a bastion of old money, LACMA has become a darling of the entertainment...