June 17, 2007 |
VIK MUNIZ has a soft spot for bad acting. An actor who performs brilliantly disappears into the role he plays. But when that transformation isn't so deft, actor and character continually oscillate; one recedes as the other comes forward. For Muniz, a photographic trickster who aspires to "the worst possible illusion that will still fool the eye," that slippage is far richer than a seamless performance.
May 19, 2007 |
In a bid to boost attendance by young adults, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is now offering free admission to anyone 25 or younger. Previously, free admission was limited to 12 and younger. "We recognize that young adults often have limited disposable income," museum Director Hugh Davies said, "and through Qualcomm's generosity, we are able to eliminate any challenges this group may have with admission."
January 7, 2007 |
San Diego TRAINS come and go at the Santa Fe Depot, as they have for nearly a century. But much has changed at the landmark station. Built for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition -- in a combination of Spanish Mission and Colonial Revival styles with a dash of Moorish flavor -- the downtown depot has become a venue for contemporary art as well as a hub for mass transportation.
January 26, 2005 |
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego announced Tuesday that it has received two $1-million donations toward the commission of a major site-specific sculpture by Richard Serra, to be installed at the museum's downtown San Diego location. The commission will be part of the museum's campaign to expand, renovate and endow MCASD Downtown.
September 22, 2004 |
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego has received a contribution of $3 million from David C. Copley toward the facility's expansion project in downtown San Diego. The David C. Copley Building, a three-story contemporary structure designed by Gluckman Mayner Architects, will open in 2006 and will feature a 130-seat lecture hall and adjacent terrace, education program spaces, art handling and art preparation spaces, staff administrative offices and a board conference room.
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September 21, 2004 |
David C. Copley, publisher of the San Diego Union-Tribune and head of Copley Press Inc., will donate $3 million to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego for an expansion project that is transforming part of the old downtown train depot. The money would help build a three-story structure at the 90-year-old Santa Fe Depot, set to open in 2006. The David C.