An obvious question is how the Marciano collection differs from the Broad's. As Maurice Marciano said, "We don't need another MOCA or Broad or Hammer Museum."
Here's my quick breakdown. Nearly all of the Marciano works shown on the website were made in the past decade. They are split between well-known mid-career artists and younger ones. Of 310 artists represented in the Marciano collection, 39 are also collected by the Broad. This includes, yes, Jeff Koons and also such artists as El Anatsui, Tauba Auerbach, Mark Bradford, George Condo, Mike Kelley, Mark Grotjahn, Damien Hirst, Thomas Houseago, Barbara Kruger, Yayoi Kusama, Louise Lawler, Sherrie Levine, Glenn Ligon, Goshka Macuga, Takashi Murakami, Albert Oehlen, Catherine Opie, Richard Prince, Sterling Ruby, Rudolf Stingel, and Christopher Wool.
There is even (at least) one work that the Marciano and the Broad both own: Takashi Murakami's Oval Buddha Silver (2008). It's an edition of 10.
Marciano ticketing will be available through the website May 1. The Marciano opens May 25, and the Foundation will reimburse transportation costs for Los Angeles County Public School visits.
|Paul McCarthy, White Snow Head (2012-13)|
|Catherine Opie, untitled (Freeway series) (1994-95)|
|Christian Marclay, All Over (Kenny Rogers, Rod Stewart, Jody Watley, and Others) (2008)|
|Oscar Tuazon, People (2012)|
|Rashid Johnson, Untitled Anxious Men (2015)|
|Sherrie Levine, Dada (2008)|