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Percent for art programme to expand into Los Angeles county’s unincorporated areas

A civic ordinance in effect from October sets aside 1% of building projects for arts and culture programmes

Santa Barbara Museum of Art opens rejuvenated lobby and galleries

$50m renovation of California institution improves structural stability and helps to showcase the riches of the collection

Felix brings the in-person art fair back to Los Angeles

The fair, hosted at the glitzy Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, features 29 L.A. based galleries and is bolstered by the city's own gallery weekend and the Frieze online viewing room

No luck getting tickets for immersive Van Gogh show? San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum opens with more cutting-edge projections by teamLab

The pandemic-delayed expansion features an interactive exhibition by the Japanese contemporary art collective that was designed to disorient

Ai Weiwei’s animals feel the heat as conservators treat them to al fresco waxing at Lacma

Sculptures arrived from China ahead of a show of works of Chinese contemporary art

Diego Rivera’s kaleidoscopic Pan American Unity mural takes up residence at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The monumental work, on loan from a local college and always meant to be mobile, was painstakingly transported across town

Desert X loses venue for Judy Chicago ‘smoke sculpture’

Following environmental concerns, The Living Desert garden and zoo has pulled out of a planned project with the artist this month

Lintels at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to return to Thailand

Museum director says Justice Department’s legal case only served “to cloud the respectful and serious process of deaccession and repatriation”

Smoke sculptures, word gardens and a ‘jackrabbit homestead’: Desert X announces artist projects for third edition

Judy Chicago, Oscar Murillo, Nicholas Galanin and others to present works in Southern California's first major art event since the pandemic shutdown last year

Orange County Museum of Art names Heidi Zuckerman as director

Former leader of Aspen Art Museum says she was beguiled by the California institution’s history and new building by Morphosis

Once greeted as a sensation, 1931 aluminum-clad house gets a boost for relocation at the Palm Springs Art Museum in California

$100,000 grant will advance an effort to reassemble and display Albert Frey and A. Lawrence Kocher’s Modernist Aluminaire House

Provocative Marilyn Monroe sculpture to return to Palm Springs—and the arts community is not happy about it

A plan to install the kitsch work in front of the city’s art museum has raised complaints from the community, which has called Forever Marilyn “blatantly sexist”

US presses for return of two Thai lintels from Asian Art Museum in San Francisco to Thailand

Federal attorneys file a civil complaint, but museum says repatriation was already in the works

SFMoMA releases a plan for diversity reforms

Following weeks of upheaval among current and former staff, the museum has issued a list of actions to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion

Gainsborough's newly restored Blue Boy awaits the end of lockdown

Closed by coronavirus, Huntington Library posts online video reflecting on 18-month conservation treatment of dazzling portrait

Hollywood dreams really do come true: the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures beckons

The museum will open on 14 December in Los Angeles with 50,000 sq. ft of exhibition space and two theaters

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An artist’s memories of Tiananmen Square

The Bay Area artist Stella Zhang was a senior at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing during the student-led protests. She has created a new work based on those memories—and the government’s efforts to silence them

Lacma celebrates 50 years of Gemini GEL

The exhibition includes the first series produced by the LA workshop, as well as a collection of prints recently donated to the museum

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