Museums

Essential Arts & Culture: The new Marciano museum, the Center Theatre Group at 50, LACMA's museum-rethink

Essential Arts & Culture: The new Marciano museum, the Center Theatre Group at 50, LACMA's museum-rethink

New museums! Big retirements! Schubert and Beethoven and some fellas from Jersey. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s tastiest culture stories:

L.A.’s newest museum

This week marked the splashy opening of the Marciano Art Foundation. The debut exhibition kicks off with an installation by L.A. artist Jim Shaw, as well as a show of works belonging to Guess jeans moguls Paul and Maurice Marciano. Times art critic Christopher Knight was intrigued by the Shaw installation — “a surreal fun house” — but was...

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