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.
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.
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)
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" ...
November 10, 2013 |
The event: Sharon Stone hosted the 8th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring artists Lita Albuquerque, Helen Pashgian, Nancy Rubins and Betye Saar. An Academy Award nominee for "Casino," Stone recently portrayed Linda Lovelace's mother in the film "Lovelace. " The fashion show: More than an awards ceremony, the Wednesday affair at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel culminated in a fashion show by Just One Eye, a Los Angeles boutique co-founded by Paola Russo with an eclectic selection from well-known luxury designers and rising stars.