January 26, 2000 |
The Museum of Contemporary Art has received a $10-million donation from trustee Dallas Price. The gift--the single largest donation in the museum's 20-year history--will be used to support operations and endowment, director Jeremy Strick said, in making the announcement on Tuesday. "It's just an amazing thing," Strick said of the gift.
September 14, 2012 |
The Billionaires (as estimated by Forbes magazine) Meet the billionaires in our online interactive by clicking here , or on the link to the left . High-p rofile trustees Steven Mnuchin is chief executive of OneWest Bank, the largest bank in Southern California. His father is art dealer Robert Mnuchin, a former investment banker who is a partner in the L&M Arts galleries in Manhattan and Venice, Calif. Edward Minskoff and Charles Cohen are two leading New York-based real estate figures.
March 20, 1987
The nation's largest intercity bus concern became the property of GLI Holdings Inc. of Dallas. Purchase price was exceeded $350 million in cash, securities, royalties and other considerations. On its first day under new management, Greyhound slashed fares on 166 of its shorter routes, many by 50% or more. "These are new, lower fares, not just opening day specials," said Fred G. Currey, chairman and president of the successor bus company.
August 18, 1993
The Museum of Contemporary Art's board of trustees has elected two new members: Cleon T. (Bud) Knapp and Dallas P. Price. Knapp is chairman and CEO of Knapp Communications. He is also a trustee of the L.A. County Museum of Art and the Art Center College of Design. Price is the co-owner of both DC3 Restaurant in Santa Monica and American Golf Corp.
December 9, 2007
'Fashion forward' Event: Skin & Bones gala at MOCA, Nov. 18, 2006 Sounds like: A "Project Runway" challenge involving inertia Meant to: Emphasize the intersection of fashion and architecture Resulted in: More skin than bones, off-the-shoulder dresses Standout: The anonymous woman who accessorized her blue ball gown with a denim pant leg re-purposed into an arm-length fingerless glove emblazoned with the words "DIOR NOT WAR" ...
January 18, 2013 |
Last year will go down in MOCA history as a tumultuous year of board resignations and criticism of the museum's leadership, but it will not be known as the year in which gifts to the museum dried up. The Museum of Contemporary Art reports that it has acquired a total of 117 pieces, through museum funds and gifts of artworks or money from donors, adding to a collection of more than 6,700 works. MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch singled out several as particularly significant: a 1980 installation donated by Mike Kelley, an original storyboard for Kenneth Anger's 1949 film "Puce Moment," a 1974-75 David Hammons body print, a 2012 gunpowder drawing by Cai Guo-Qiang (above)