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Lacma organising Zeng Fanzhi show in Venice to coincide with the 2024 Biennale

Co-curated by the Los Angeles museum's director, Michael Govan, the exhibition is designed by Tadao Ando

Will Las Vegas finally get an art museum? Collector Elaine Wynn and Lacma back new $150m institution

Council moves forward with plans for 90,000 square-foot Las Vegas Museum of Art in Symphony Park

Lacma reaches $750m fundraising goal for new Peter Zumthor-designed building

The museum says its new building, which stretches across Wilshire Boulevard, is now 65% complete

Acquisitions round up: the Met acquires 16th-century portrait of pope's banker

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter institutional collections worldwide

Lacma adds more high-profile board members as it inches closer to $750m fundraising goal for new building

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art says it is now 98% of the way to its fundraising goal for the campaign to construct its controversial Peter Zumthor-designed building

Mysterious NFT collector—who may actually be the rapper Snoop Dogg—gifts 22 blockchain works to Lacma

Pseudonymous NFT collector Cozomo de’ Medici gives Los Angeles County Museum of Art "largest collection of its kind in a US museum"

Eight must-see exhibitions to see during Frieze Los Angeles

From New Mexico's short-lived Transcendental Painting Group to the evolution of America through its quilts

Mass protest against Iran's human rights abuses staged at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Protesters gathered at Lacma to mark the Zahedan massacre as well as draw attention to the suppression and imprisonment of protesters and activists

Billy Al Bengston, painter who epitomised the visual lexicon of California culture, has died, aged 88

The artist was best-known for his abstract lacquered works and played a key role in the development of the Los Angeles art scene in the 1960s

Works showing the complexities of life in the Americas under Spanish colonial rule go on show at Lacma

The Los Angeles museum recently acquired 100 works from the period to plug an important gap in its collection

Paris Hilton helps Lacma launch fund to acquire digital art by women

The heiress and NFT evangelist is supporting a new acquisition fund at the museum, which has a history of supporting artists working with cutting-edge technology

Crypto crash: what now for NFTs and the art world?

Plus, Norway’s mega-museum and a Spanish-American screen in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Artists visualise Los Angeles’s recent and pre-human histories in Lacma and Snapchat's latest augmented reality collaboration

The second edition of the digital art partnership features Snapchat lenses by artists Judy Baca, Kang Seung Lee and Sandra de la Loza

Collector Budi Tek donates contemporary Chinese works to Lacma, including Ai Weiwei's Zodiac Heads

The seven pieces, the first Tek has donated since forming a partnership with the Los Angeles institution in 2018, are featured in a current exhibition

Support for controversial Lacma expansion and a new Dred Scott museum: first round of $24.7m US federal culture grants announced

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded 208 grants for projects in most states, Washington, DC, Guam and Canada

Lacma acquires 60 works with a focus on Black representation

Among the works joining the museum’s collection are paintings by Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley as well as a self-portrait by an artist who worked as a preparator at Lacma for decades

The forgotten faces of American art: Lacma surveys 200 years of Black portraiture

An exhibition 'showcasing Black subjects as powerful, beautiful and complex' includes works by and of the greatest Black talents of the last two centuries

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

Exclusive survey: what progress have US museums made on diversity, after a year of racial reckoning?

We asked art institutions around the country about their efforts to diversify their workforces, exhibition programmes, permanent collections and audiences

Eli Broad, who helped reshape the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, has died, aged 87

Billionaire art collector, businessman and philanthropist founded the museum that bears his name and helped shore up Disney Concert Hall, Lacma and MOCA

Los Angeles museums are revving up to reopen

Amid decline in Covid-19 cases, governor lifts a closure mandate that had stirred some dissent

Lacma ends director’s free housing perk

The museum is selling a smaller property it bought last year as a residence for Michael Govan, as pandemic continues to squeeze finances

The biggest art exhibitions opening around the world in 2021

The new year's must-see shows include Vermeer and Botticelli blockbusters; major Jasper Johns and Yayoi Kusama retrospectives; and sweeping surveys on Iran, slavery and queer art

Tom Gores steps down from Lacma board after pressure over prison telecom ties

Billionaire investor argues in his resignation letter that he pushed for reforms

Space race: how the pandemic is pushing museums to rethink design

Experts predict bigger galleries, a stronger connection to the outdoors and an end to the expansion juggernaut

Lacma has put its director’s spacious $6.57m home on the market

A more modest Los Angeles dwelling seems to be lined up for Michael Govan

Groups call for removal of Lacma trustee tied to ‘exploitative’ telecommunications company

Organisations target Tom Gores, whose firm invests in a corporation accused of charging prison inmates “egregious” rates for calls

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Remembering Luchita Hurtado, painter, eco-warrior and witness to a century of art

The Venezuelan artist— associated with the founders of European Surrealism and the New York School in the 1940s—centred her art on nature and her own life story, and became a sensation in her 99th year

Competition spawns alternative designs for controversial Lacma building project

A protest group champions six ideas that remedy what it views as shortcomings in Peter Zumthor's design