Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsRose Art Museum
IN THE NEWS

Rose Art Museum

MORE STORIES ABOUT:
FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
January 29, 2009 | Bloomberg News
Brandeis University students have called for a sit-in today to protest the school's decision to close a museum and sell 6,000 art pieces. The protest will begin at 1 p.m. on the campus in Waltham, Mass., said Rebecca Ulm, a sophomore and art history major. "It's a terrible shock and tragedy," she said. "They made a decision without consulting the student body and the faculty."
ARTICLES BY DATE
ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 2013 | By David Ng
Chris Burden, the artist whose "Urban Light" outdoor installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has become a symbol of the city and who is the subject of a retrospective at the New Museum in New York, will be creating a large-scale work for the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. The university said that the new commissioned work will be titled "Light of Reason," and will feature antique Victorian lampposts and concrete benches that will form three branches in front of the museum's entrance.  The work is expected to be completed some time in 2014, according to the university.
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
July 2, 2011
There's no question Michael Bay can crush giant robots. Now the "Transformers" director has flattened Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Though reviews for Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" were scarcely glowing, they were nonetheless superior on average to the notices given Hanks and Roberts' "Larry Crowne," the romantic comedy that Hanks also directed and is opening this weekend against "Transformers. " According to two of the three most prominent movie review aggregation sites — Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic — the third "Transformers" film received better marks than "Larry Crowne" by a slim but consistent margin.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 2, 2011
There's no question Michael Bay can crush giant robots. Now the "Transformers" director has flattened Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Though reviews for Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" were scarcely glowing, they were nonetheless superior on average to the notices given Hanks and Roberts' "Larry Crowne," the romantic comedy that Hanks also directed and is opening this weekend against "Transformers. " According to two of the three most prominent movie review aggregation sites — Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic — the third "Transformers" film received better marks than "Larry Crowne" by a slim but consistent margin.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 2013 | By David Ng
Chris Burden, the artist whose "Urban Light" outdoor installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has become a symbol of the city and who is the subject of a retrospective at the New Museum in New York, will be creating a large-scale work for the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. The university said that the new commissioned work will be titled "Light of Reason," and will feature antique Victorian lampposts and concrete benches that will form three branches in front of the museum's entrance.  The work is expected to be completed some time in 2014, according to the university.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 28, 2009 | Bloomberg News
Brandeis University, anticipating a budget deficit of more than $10 million over five years, voted to close its art museum and sell a collection that includes pieces by Andy Warhol and Willem de Kooning. The 49-year-old Rose Art Museum will close this year and seek buyers for about 6,000 pieces, Dennis Nealon, a spokesman for the Waltham, Mass., school, said Tuesday. The collection was appraised at about $350 million in 2007 by the university, said Michael Rush, the museum's director.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2000
Stanley Boxer, 73, veteran New York artist often called a "sculptor of paint" for his thickly brushed abstract paintings. Boxer drew obsessively as a child growing up in New York, often sketching the cowboys and Indians he saw in movies. He entered the Navy at 16 to fight in World War II. After the war, his older brother encouraged him to apply to the Art Students League, where an instructor told him he had talent and ought to start taking classes immediately.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 14, 2009 | CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT, ART CRITIC
When a snowstorm barreled into the Boston area early last week, Brandeis University's imperiled Rose Art Museum had to postpone an all-star literary symposium being convened to analyze the school's headline-making decision to shutter the museum and sell all or part of its modern and contemporary art collection. Now that warmer weather has brought at least a momentary thaw (and plenty of slush), the symposium, "Preserving Trust: Art and the Art Museum Amidst Financial Crisis," has been rescheduled for Monday.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 2012 | By Jori Finkel
It's hard to keep a house museum from seeming dusty and static, even one as full of surprises -- and British paintings and French porcelain -- as the Huntington mansion. That's one reason why the powers-that-be at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have decided to introduce new work by living artists into the mansion for the first time in its 84-year history. Huntingon curator Catherine Hess and guest curator Christopher Bedford (of the Rose Art Museum) have been working with two L.A. artists, Lesley Vance and Ricky Swallow, to exhibit their art in an upstairs room in the mansion for a show that will open Nov. 10. Usually this room holds 18th century British paintings and objects like silverware and musical instruments, but the contents will be removed for the occasion.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 29, 2009 | Bloomberg News
Brandeis University students have called for a sit-in today to protest the school's decision to close a museum and sell 6,000 art pieces. The protest will begin at 1 p.m. on the campus in Waltham, Mass., said Rebecca Ulm, a sophomore and art history major. "It's a terrible shock and tragedy," she said. "They made a decision without consulting the student body and the faculty."
Los Angeles Times Articles
|