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6/20/2013

The Case for LACMA's Redesign

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

This was this month's big newsmaker, alongside the MOCA New Sculpturalism show hoopla. I found myself pretty busy covering this exhibition as it excited the imaginations of Angelenos. 

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Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Laura Raskin
Published: 05 June 2013, Architectural Record


The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has long been due for a major overhaul, according to its director Michael Govan and the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor, who has been commissioned to re-think the museum’s east campus. “If you were to restore it, it would not really work because I think it never really worked well as a museum,” said Zumthor at a packed public conversation with Govan at the museum on Monday night. [read more]

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