The Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena has announced its new partnership with USC. From the news release: “The new partnership will preserve the museum’s 1924 Chinese Qing Dynasty-inspired mansion in downtown Pasadena as an art museum, and will enhance the scholarship of the creative faculty and students at USC’s six arts schools and those in the departments of Art History, East Asian Language and Cultures, Religion and Archaeology. In addition, the alliance will provide a foundation for a renewed museum studies and curatorial training program at USC. The new name of the museum will be the USC Pacific Asia Museum.”
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In an effort to expand its public art program, LAX has installed Influx: Art at LAX, the “first-ever public art festival” of eleven new temporary art installations scattered throughout the airport. Some spaces are viewable only to ticketed passengers while others are open to the public. In all, the project contributes to “nearly doubling its art exhibition space at LAX, with new installations in Terminals 1, 2, 3, Tom Bradley International Terminal, 6, 7, and 8.” Influx will run until the end of the year.
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The dates for the 19th Annual Los Angeles Art Show have been announced: Thursday, January 16 through Sunday, January 19, 2014. The Art Show will once again be at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall J and K and offer its four distinct “fairs-within-a-fair” for Modern & Contemporary, Historic & Traditional, Vintage Posters, and the IFPDA Los Angeles Fine Print Fair. Click here for more information and check out their blog for the latest news.
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The LA Times posted a photo gallery of the SB Botanic Garden’s recovery after the Jesusita fire. Click here for access to over 35,000 additional images of the Garden’s historical, cultural and architectural images as well as images of California native plants, planted and natural landscapes, and animals.
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Andrew Romano’s Daily Beast essay Trading Modernist for McMansion addresses the issue that a “certain kind of modernist property—namely, a lesser-known house situated on a prime lot in an expensive neighborhood—is still at risk” in Los Angeles neighborhoods like Beverly Hills and Bel Air.
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University of California faculty have voted to make research articles freely available to the public through eScholarship, the digital publishing repository hosted by California Digital Library. Click here for the full Academic Senate announcement and click here for more information on UC open access policy and history.
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What’s on Los Angeles is a new mobile app created by LA artists Jody Zellen and Brian C. Moss to help users keep up with current exhibitions at the area’s galleries and other art institutions. The app offers browsing by name or location (bonus: each venue’s listing includes a helpful map link) and highlights upcoming exhibition openings and closings.
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The LA Times reports that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has put in an offer to take over both branches of the financially-struggling Museum of Contemporary Art. The offer letter, from LACMA Director Michael Govan and the two board co-chairs, was dated February 24 and in response to MOCA’s initial request for a merger of the institutions.
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It’s that time of year again to mark your calendars for the Annual Los Angeles Art Show, which will be held January 23-27, 2013 in the South Hall of the LA Convention Center. This year is even more comprehensive, with four distinct “fairs-within-a-fair” (last year there were three): Modern & Contemporary, Historic & Traditional, Vintage Posters, and the IFPDA Los Angeles Fine Print Fair. All this translates into 200,000 square feet of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, installation, and video from around the world. Information has not yet been posted for events, so check the LA Art Show blog often!