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June 12, 1989 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Art Writer
The University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach is safely housed on the fifth floor of the library building and its reputation as a jewel in the state university system seems secure. But supporters of the museum fear that it is currently on very shaky ground. The Big One threatening the museum is a proposal to reduce by nearly half the museum's allotment from the university's general fund, which amounted to $530,748 in 1988-89. The proposed reduction of $250,000 is expected to abruptly decrease the staff, cut museum hours by as much as half, lower the number and budgets of exhibitions, jeopardize the museum's accreditation and its ability to win grants and maintain its collection and eliminate the possibility of new acquisitions.
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HOME & GARDEN
March 17, 2014 | By Carren Jao
 A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard. Past double-take-worthy installations include a golden-leafed Mylar canopy in the shape of a black hole by Ball-Nogues Studio, a motorized vegetative cover that opens and refolds like origami by Eddie Sykes and a sinuous, fire-shaped gazebo made of pressure-laminated panels by Edmund Ming-Yip Kwong.
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NEWS
January 18, 1990
Diana du Pont, an art curator with a strong interest in photography and early 20th-Century and Latin American art, has become the curator of exhibitions at the University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach. "She is a scholar with an extraordinarily gracious and winning personality who has a record of organizing fabulous exhibitions," said Constance Glenn, the museum's director. Du Pont, who was appointed after a national search, replaces Lucinda Barnes, who left Oct.
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November 12, 2012 | By David Ng
Eli Broad returned to his alma mater Michigan State University over the weekend to inaugurate a new contemporary art museum that bears his name. The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum had a formal dedication on Saturday and opened to the public on Sunday. The museum on the university's East Lansing campus was designed by architect Zaha Hadid. Broad gave $28 million to MSU in 2007 for the creation of the museum -- $21 million going toward construction of the facility and $7 million for acquisitions, exhibitions and other functions.
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January 6, 2005 | Cynthia Dea
The University Art Museum unveils an exhibition of work from a private collection that includes some of the 20th century's most important paintings and sculptures. Shown publicly for the first time, "Out of Site: Selections From the Marsha S. Glazer Collection" is ranked among the top private collections in the U.S. and contains works by Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein and Pablo Picasso ("Reclining Nude and Woman Washing Her Feet").
NEWS
December 15, 2007
Art show images: The images published with an article in Monday's Calendar section about Sandow Birk's "Depravities of War" exhibition at Cal State Long Beach were incorrectly credited. Birk's "Repercussion" was courtesy of the artist and University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach. The image of Jacques Callot's "The Hospital" was from the collection of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 10, 2000
In a recent excellent review of the University Art Museum at UC Santa Barbara, Christopher Knight neglected to mention Marla C. Berns, the museum's art director, without whose incredible energetic effort the renovation would never have been possible ("Tradition Maintained, Altered," May 26). She not only oversaw each and every detail of the architecture, interior design, landscaping and myriad other important tasks that are necessary for a complete renovation, but also found time during her personal hours to meet with and woo prospective donors whose contributions were necessary to complete the extensive remodeling.
HOME & GARDEN
March 17, 2014 | By Carren Jao
 A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard. Past double-take-worthy installations include a golden-leafed Mylar canopy in the shape of a black hole by Ball-Nogues Studio, a motorized vegetative cover that opens and refolds like origami by Eddie Sykes and a sinuous, fire-shaped gazebo made of pressure-laminated panels by Edmund Ming-Yip Kwong.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1985
Sam Hall Kaplan's front-page article (June 30) on the boom in art museum construction covered very well one aspect of this amazing phenomenon--the image or public-relations value of these new structures. It seems a shame that we sometimes forget--or mention only in passing, as Kaplan does--that museums really have a primary function: to preserve for posterity works of art that represent either our highest or typical cultural achievements and to present these publicly in ways best designed to communicate these achievements.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 2002 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Paul Tuttle, an internationally recognized designer best known for his modern, elegant furniture, died in his Santa Barbara home on Aug. 2 after a long illness. He was 84. Tuttle's body of work included custom and manufactured furniture, as well as architectural and interior projects in Santa Barbara, his home since 1956.
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September 21, 2012 | By Jori Finkel, Los Angeles Times
Hollywood would call it a franchise: The Getty has trademarked the name Pacific Standard Time to build on that brand going forward with different projects. Getty President James Cuno says they are organizing a sequel to Pacific Standard Time that will likely take place in five or six years with art of the Pacific Rim under discussion as a possible theme. But he said the subject has not been finalized: "We don't want to search for a topic and impose that on a group, but we want to go to core museums and say, 'What is the next project we should be considering?
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March 28, 2012 | By Holly Myers, Special to the Los Angeles Times
John Spiak made his name as a curator at the Arizona State University Art Museum, in Tempe, where he spent 17 years helping to develop an innovative program dedicated in large part to a socially engaged mode of art-making known as "social practice. " He was born and raised in Orange County, however, not far from downtown Santa Ana, which makes his move last fall - to take over as director and chief curator of the Grand Central Art Center - something of a homecoming. "I grew up running around this neighborhood," he says, and he speaks of it today with a booster's enthusiasm.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 31, 2011
On exhibit Although the official opening date of Pacific Standard Time is Oct. 1, a handful of exhibitions are already up or will open in early September. ALREADY OPEN California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973, Part 1: Hal Glicksman Pomona College Museum of Art Claremont EARLY SEPTEMBER Sunday : Asco: Elite of the Obscure, a Retrospective, 1972-1987 Edward Kienholz: Five Car Stud 1969–1972 Revisited Maria Nordman Filmroom: Smoke, 1967-Present Los Angeles County Museum of Art Sept.
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September 16, 2009 | David Pagel
The biggest surprise of Brian Eno's light-and-sound installation is its modesty, both in terms of size and ambition. In other words, "Brian Eno: 77 Million Paintings" is a small show. Despite the playful overstatement of its title, the mellow exhibition requires very little of visitors and repays their attentiveness with a perfectly pleasant (and perfectly ordinary) experience of tasteful relaxation. There's nothing wrong with that, especially in a society driven by the desire for instantaneous gratification and overrun by the demands of multi-tasking.
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September 12, 2009 | Reed Johnson
Eight time zones ahead of Los Angeles, Brian Eno's cellphone is ringing. He's cycling along the Thames River towpath, savoring the shank of a summer afternoon. "Could you call back in an hour?" he asks politely. The appointed moment arrives and Eno is ready to chat, having come to a temporary halt in the tranquillity of his London home. Like his fellow harried humanoids, the British multimedia artist intimates that he's constantly trying to carve out a few minutes of quiet, contemplative space for himself within the manic, tech-driven modern world.
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September 6, 2009 | Liesl Bradner
Historically, L.A. restaurants have shared the same fate as their famous celebrity patrons in that they are the hot spots du jour then fade away, not to be heard from again. But a handful of eateries from bygone eras have made a lasting impact on the Southern California landscape that reflects a progressive evolution in the region's architecture. The University Art Museum at UC Santa Barbara has dug into its extensive collection to chronicle a select few restaurants that defined the lifestyle changes in L.A. in the early and mid 20th century with its exhibition "Sardi's to Orange Julius ®."
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March 28, 2005 | Leah Ollman, Special to The Times
If, as Matisse famously suggested, his art aspired to the condition of a good armchair, visually soothing and emotionally transcendent, photographer Candida Hofer's compares to those handsome and severe Rietveld chairs, all straight lines and smooth planes -- a gift to the eye, hell on the rest of the body. Hofer, born in 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany, is the subject of a survey exhibition at the University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 31, 2011
On exhibit Although the official opening date of Pacific Standard Time is Oct. 1, a handful of exhibitions are already up or will open in early September. ALREADY OPEN California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973, Part 1: Hal Glicksman Pomona College Museum of Art Claremont EARLY SEPTEMBER Sunday : Asco: Elite of the Obscure, a Retrospective, 1972-1987 Edward Kienholz: Five Car Stud 1969–1972 Revisited Maria Nordman Filmroom: Smoke, 1967-Present Los Angeles County Museum of Art Sept.
NEWS
December 15, 2007
Art show images: The images published with an article in Monday's Calendar section about Sandow Birk's "Depravities of War" exhibition at Cal State Long Beach were incorrectly credited. Birk's "Repercussion" was courtesy of the artist and University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach. The image of Jacques Callot's "The Hospital" was from the collection of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum.
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