Michael Govan by the numbers
5: number of years left in Govan’s contract with LACMA
14: number of books on Amazon.com that list Govan as a contributor
349: number of employees he oversees at LACMA
12,000: approximate number of artworks acquired since he started as director
637,299: LACMA attendance in 2006, year he started on the job
914,356: museum visitorship in 2010
$915,000: Govan’s compensation for 2009-2010 fiscal year
$1 million: bonus that he received in 2010 for completing his first 5 years on the job
$148 million: amount of money raised for the museum’s capital campaign during Govan’s tenure
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