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How the Hammer Museum’s Diverse ‘Made in L.A.’ Biennial Expands the Artistic Canon

A plaque at the Watts Towers Art Center, adjacent to the iconic spiers built by Simon Rodia, features a quote from the institution's late...

Experience the Thrill of Flying a Plane at this NS Museum’s Realistic Flight Simulator

23 hours agoNewsDuration 4:02Asif Illyas loves airplanes. So much so that he built a realistic flight simulator in his house. Now, he...

The Intended Purpose of Totem Poles Excludes Their Display in Museums

2 months agoNewsDuration 12:02A sacred totem pole that has been in a museum in Victoria, BC for more than a century has been returned...

Photos: A first look at the Hammer Museum’s two-decade, $90 million reinvention

Call it the big reveal. The final phase of the $90 million, two-decade expansion and renovation of the Hammer Museum, designed by...

Inside the hidden gem of the Hammer Museum’s $90 million renovation

About a dozen UCLA students mill around the room, entranced by two black-and-white prints by Ruth Asawa. The artist was incarcerated, as a teenager,...

Desperate Putin empties museums of obsolete T-62 tanks to repurpose them for his war

Vladimir Putin is desperately emptying Russian museums of obsolete tanks to repurpose them for his creaking war effort, it has emerged. Outdated Soviet-era T-62s...


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