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September 20, 1990
The Los Angeles Arts Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to filling cultural needs in the city, has created several programs for local artists who are not represented by commercial galleries. Citing the lack of venues for little-known artists, the council has invited local artists to submit samples of their work for possible display in its programs.
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November 5, 1990 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Mayor and Celebrities Honored: Composer, record producer and television producer Quincy Jones, actress-dancer Rita Moreno and artist Ed Ruscha will be honored by the Los Angeles Arts Council at its second annual Los Angeles Honors luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday. Mayor Tom Bradley will also be honored for his support of the arts and for his efforts to make Los Angeles a major cultural center.
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NEWS
November 14, 1985
The Los Angeles Arts Council sponsored the sixth annual Armand Hammer Awards Luncheon on Oct. 30 at the Century Plaza. The Ahmanson Foundation, which was represented by Robert Ahmanson in a photo with Armand Hammer that appeared in The Times on Nov. 7, was the honoree.
NEWS
September 20, 1990
The Los Angeles Arts Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to filling cultural needs in the city, has created several programs for local artists who are not represented by commercial galleries. Citing the lack of venues for little-known artists, the council has invited local artists to submit samples of their work for possible display in its programs.
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November 5, 1990 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Mayor and Celebrities Honored: Composer, record producer and television producer Quincy Jones, actress-dancer Rita Moreno and artist Ed Ruscha will be honored by the Los Angeles Arts Council at its second annual Los Angeles Honors luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday. Mayor Tom Bradley will also be honored for his support of the arts and for his efforts to make Los Angeles a major cultural center.
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June 16, 1986 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Times Staff Writer
Major campaigns designed "to shove Los Angeles into the center of the arts world" have quietly begun at City Hall--and in Century City. Although the public and private sector programs are on separate tracks, they seem to be working toward the same destination with a multitude of cross-connections.
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November 9, 1989 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first Los Angeles Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today to arts luminaries Eli Broad, Gordon Davidson, Ernest Fleischmann, Bella Lewitzky and Robert Wise. Every big city hands out arts honors "and it's time we got on that level," said Jacqueline Kronberg, executive director of the Los Angeles Arts Council, which is presenting the awards.
NEWS
June 4, 1987
The Los Angeles Arts Council will install an exhibition of 12 works by American sculptor Richard Hunt at the ABC Entertainment Center in Century City on Wednesday. The six-month Sculpture Walk show, funded by the Century City Property Owners Assn., is part of the council's efforts to make art available to the public in business places.
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October 27, 1996
Karl F. Matson, 53, sculptor with works in permanent museum collections in Los Angeles and Minneapolis. Born in Minneapolis, Matson earned a master's of fine arts degree from USC and did most of his work in Southern California. He created large sculptures for the Marymount College campus in Rancho Palos Verdes and a business park in Pasadena. Matson also created an installation titled "Guns and Butter, Bombs and Bread" in the Gallerie Mladych in Prague, Yugoslavia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 2000
Charna Rickey, 77, sculptor who created large public artworks such as "The Family" for Los Angeles' sister city of Nagoya, Japan. Born Charna Barsky in Chihuahua, Mexico, the future artist lived in Hermosillo and immigrated to Los Angeles when she was 11. Educated at UCLA and Cal State L.A., she married furniture retailer David Rickey and explored art while raising their three daughters.
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November 9, 1989 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first Los Angeles Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today to arts luminaries Eli Broad, Gordon Davidson, Ernest Fleischmann, Bella Lewitzky and Robert Wise. Every big city hands out arts honors "and it's time we got on that level," said Jacqueline Kronberg, executive director of the Los Angeles Arts Council, which is presenting the awards.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 16, 1986 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Times Staff Writer
Major campaigns designed "to shove Los Angeles into the center of the arts world" have quietly begun at City Hall--and in Century City. Although the public and private sector programs are on separate tracks, they seem to be working toward the same destination with a multitude of cross-connections.
NEWS
November 14, 1985
The Los Angeles Arts Council sponsored the sixth annual Armand Hammer Awards Luncheon on Oct. 30 at the Century Plaza. The Ahmanson Foundation, which was represented by Robert Ahmanson in a photo with Armand Hammer that appeared in The Times on Nov. 7, was the honoree.
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June 18, 1986 | ZAN DUBIN
Representatives of dozens of smaller local arts groups showed support Monday for a proposed united arts fund that would combine their forces in the struggle for financial solvency. Support was not unanimous, but even critics of the plan said diminishing government support for the arts is forcing arts organizations to explore new fund-raising ventures.
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