The futuristic Ma Yansong-designed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is officially under construction in Exposition Park.
Billionaire philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen has likened his planned research center and think tank in the Santa Monica Mountains to a secular monastery. Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron is designing it. What is the Berggruen Institute, will the neighbors welcome it and what’s the thinking behind the spheres?
This week, you can: explore Latin American influences in Los Angeles art; get to know the unique narratives behind Grand Park and other Rios Clementi Hale Studios projects; check out the new Institute of Contemporary Art LA; see four artists’ expressions of life in L.A.; go to an opening of sculptures with an inner story of material, intention and fabrication.
This week, you can: learn about the architecture shaping our city today; party DTLA-style on a Los Angeles summer night; solve a murder at the Getty; discover art old and new at a street festival; view a photo-ceramic mash up, and hear Frances and friends talk about “Urban Hallucinations.”