| Sep 19, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Bill Gates has been the richest person in the country for an entire generation, cinching the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 19th consecutive year.
That’s what a net worth of $66 billion will do for a guy....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Eli Broad's new contemporary art museum at his alma mater, Michigan State University, has set a new opening date of Nov. 9. The museum, designed by architect Zaha Hadid, had originally been expected to debut in April, but had to postpone the opening due...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Paul Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, is being honored for his cultural philanthropy at this year's annual National Arts Awards. The list of honorees also includes stage actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, artist James Rosenquist, singer Josh...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Eli Broad is donating 19 works of art from his collection to the new museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing that bears his name. The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is set to be dedicated Nov. 10.
The donation includes the large-scale Roxy...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Eli Broad remains among the top ten collectors in the world according to the 2012 annual ARTnews list, which was published this week. The magazine released the list of the world's top 200 art collectors, among whom are a number of wealthy individuals with...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Who is the director of the Museum of Contemporary Art? According to the museum it's Jeffrey Deitch, the former New York art dealer who — with virtually no prior museum experience — assumed the top job at one of America's leading institutions...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Daniel Day-Lewis will soon have a new role to obsessively inhabit -- recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the Juilliard School in New York.
The arts school said it also would bestow commencement honors this year on opera singer Dawn Upshaw,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Wednesday that it has added three people to its board of trustees. Their election comes at a still-vulnerable time for the museum, which has been dealing with financial problems in recent years....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art has appointed three new trustees, including Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Homes who was convicted three years ago on four felony counts of failing to disclose the backdating of stock options.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Is Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art all-in when it comes to its own independence?
The question arises from a recent comment by museum director Jeffrey Deitch in the New York Post.
MOCA this week announced the launch of "MOCA Independence,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...