Groundhog Day

"For all its successes, Los Angeles has not developed the political, cultural and philanthropic institutions that have proved critical in other American cities.… There are many reasons for this problem."
The New York Times, Jan. 30, 2018

"Los Angeles has begun to shed its reputation as a culturally backward sprawl of freeways, suburbs and soulless strip malls…"
The Mercury News, Nov. 24, 2017

"Los Angeles is now the contemporary art capital of the world."
—Eli Broad in The New York Times, Oct. 12, 2017

"Los Angeles's art scene is now second to none."
The New York Times, Aug. 30, 2017
"Los Angeles has become one of the nation’s pre-eminent art capitals boasting haute museums including the Broad, LACMA, and MOCA. And last week, the auction house Sotheby’s added to the buzz when it hosted an intimate soiree in honor of a very private and unseen collection… including Kanye West favorite Vanessa Beecroft…"
Vogue, Aug. 21, 2017

"L.A. is the future and always has been."
—Michael Govan in Haute Living, May 23, 2017

“L.A. is a place you just have to go. You can’t ignore it now.”
—Marc Spiegler in W, May 23, 2017

"Los Angeles is emerging as an art capital on par with New York or Paris, perhaps with more of a pop-culture tinge."
Sacramento Bee, March 24, 2017


"More and more the artists are saying: 'I'm going to Los Angeles.'"
—Jeff Koons at 2017 MOCA Gala


LNSY said…
Did you take that photo? It belongs next to the Koons. Brilliant
No, I wish! It was taken by Ben Schwartz and has been all over the Internet. See link: