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John Baldessari on STUFF

by John Baldessari on June 19, 2013
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Are you having trouble understanding artists through their art? Understand them through their STUFF instead.

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LACMA Will Build a New Museum on Top of Its Old One

by Corinna Kirsch on May 1, 2013
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Museums can’t buy a new Louis Vuitton bag every time they want to show off their wealth so instead, they display bling by hiring big-name architects to create new and shiny, glass-filled galleries. LACMA will be joining this popularity game with a planned $650 million expansion by the Pritzker prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor. $450 will be allotted for construction with the remaining $200 million set aside for administrative expenses and contingency.

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Trend Alert: Yayoi Kusama is Crazy

by Corinna Kirsch on May 25, 2012
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Yayoi Kusama is having one busy year. Her major retrospective at the Tate closes June 5th and will travel to the Whitney. Then there’s her collaboration with Louis Vuitton, which was announced just this week. Everything is on the up-and-up for the 83-year-old artist, assuming she doesn’t care about the amount of recent press devoted to her craziness. With Kusama’s exhibitions and fashion line, more people are coming out of the woodwork to discuss her notoriety as a kook—which includes living in a psychiatric ward across the street from her studio.

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