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La ampliación del LACMA (Los Angeles County …

La ampliación del LACMA (Los Angeles County
Museum of Art) es la última incorporación a la
vanguardia artística de Los Ángeles.
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The new extension of the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), the work of the architect Renzo Piano, is the latest addition to the city’s cultural and artistic scene.

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  • 1. LACMA por by kris ubach fotos photos ricardo de la riva/kris ubach arte A la vanguardia del In the vanguard of artLa ampliación del LACMA (Los Angeles CountyMuseum of Art) es la última incorporación a lavanguardia artística de Los Ángeles.The new extension of the LACMA (Los Angeles CountyMuseum of Art), the work of the architect Renzo Piano, isthe latest addition to the city’s cultural and artistic scene.L a especialsensibilidad que hademostrado la ciudad parael arte de vanguardia setraduce en cuatro museosde referencia. El primerode ellos es el Centro Getty(1200, Getty CenterDrive), una colosal obraarquitectónica y paisajísticaque corona la ciudad comosi de la acrópolis de Atenasse tratara. Paredes detravertino italiano, jardinesque son esculturas y una Siguiendo de cerca al como BCAM. Igual queextensa colección de pintura Getty Center está otro sucede en el Guggenheimy fotografía de los siglos gigante, Los Angeles County bilbaíno, en la planta bajaXIX y XX –entre las que se Museum of Art, LACMA las sinuosas instalaciones decuentan los famosos Lirios (5905, Wilshire Blvd.), que Richard Serra reinterpretan(1889) de Van Gogh– han entre sus 150.000 obras en el espacio y dan la bienvenidapuesto al Getty en lo más exposición posee un edificio al visitante. Tras ello unalto de los templos del arte entero dedicado al arte monumental ascensor –unade Los Ángeles. contemporáneo conocido verdadera “habitación móvil”, >>
  • 2. Obra del LACMA, cuyaampliación es obra del arquitectoitaliano Renzo Piano. A work atthe LACMA, which was amplified byItalian architect Renzo Piano. 63
  • 3. El Hammer Museum aporta las tendencias más experimentales y provocativas de artistas emergentes. The Hammer Museum exhibits the most experimental and provocative trends by modern artists.>> según su ideólogo Renzo Piano– conduce al espectador a través de tres pisos que exhiben el Elvis (1963) de Andy Warhol, el Balloon Dog Blue (1994-2000) de Jeff Koons y la obra Flag (1967) de Jasper Johns, entre otros. Otra referencia imprescindible en Los Ángeles es el Museum Of Contemporary Art, MOCA (250, S. Grand Ave.), un verdadero tesoro de Alí Babá del arte posterior a 1945 que se halla repartido en tres puntos distintos de la ciudad. El edificio central se encuentra situado en Grand Avenue –firmado por el arquitecto japonés Arata Isokazi–; el Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, que está ubicado en un antiguo garaje de coches de policía recuperado por Frank Ghery; y el MOCA Pacific Design Center, dedicado a la arquitectura y el diseño contemporáneos. El edificio principal de Grand Avenue muestra la colección permanente de un modo cronológico desde la Composition of Red, Blue, Yellow and White: Nom III Un último apunte probablemente será lo (1939) del famoso artista de arte cutting edge, que veamos en el resto de holandés Piet Mondrian, más experimental y museos contemporáneos hasta el Mirage Nº1 (1967) provocativo, es el que en los próximos años. de Robert Smithson, muestra el Hammer Entre su extenso fondo, pasando por Jackson Museum (10899,Wilshire la denominada Hammer Pollock, Mark Rothko, Blvd.). Sus comisarios Contemporary Collection Frank Stella y la fotógrafa aseguran que lo que se sigue creciendo año tras Diane Arbus, entre otros. expone hoy en el Hammer año con las aportaciones
  • 4. desde Los Ángeles hasta San Diego. This city´s special sensibility for vanguard art can be seen in four emblematic museums. The first of them is the Getty Center (1200 Getty Center Drive), a colossal architectural and landscape creation that looks over the like the Acropolis in Athens. Walls of Italian Travertine, sculpted gardens and an extensive collection of painting and photography from the 19th and 20th centuries —including Van Gogh’s famous Lilies, from 1889— make The Getty the leading temple of art in Los Angeles. Close behind the Getty Center is another giant, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, or LACMA (5905 Wilshire Blvd.). Some of its 150,000 works are housed in a building dedicated entirely to contemporary art and known as the BCAM (Broad Contemporary Art Museum). As is the case with Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the lower floor boasts some of the sinuouspictóricas, fotográficas, A partir del próximo mes installations of Richardescultóricas o audiovisuales de octubre y hasta abril de Serra to welcome visitors.firmadas por artistas 2012, se celebrará el evento Behind them a monumentalemergentes de la última Pacific Standard Time: Art lift —a true “movingdécada. Algunas de las in L.A 1945-1980, con la room”, according to Renzoúltimas adquisiciones, colaboración de más de Piano— brings them throughcomo el Pentheus, de Elliott 60 instituciones culturales three levels that include theHundley, fueron creadas –entre ellas, museos, galerías Elvis (1963) of Andy Warhol,hace apenas un año. de arte, universidades...– the Balloon Dog Blue (1994- >> 65
  • 5. >> 2000) by Jeff Koons and Flag (10899 Wilshire Blvd.). The (1967) by Jasper Johns. curators claim that what we Los Ángeles es la Another essential point of see here will probably be reference in Los Angeles is the ciudad de Estados what we’ll see at the rest of Museum of Contemporary Unidos que más contemporary museums in Art, MOCA (250 South Grand arte de vanguardia coming years. The Hammer Ave.), an authentic treasure Contemporary Collection concentra. trove of post-1945 art that is continues to grow year after on view in three different parts Los Angeles is the US year with the paintings, of the city. The main building city with the greatest photographs sculptures is located on Grand Avenue, concentration of and audiovisual material by and was designed by the emerging artists of the past Japanese architect Arata Isokazi. vanguard art. decade. Recent acquisitions The Geffen Contemporary at include Pentheus, by Elliott MOCA occupies an old police Hundley, created within car garage that was re-designed Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, to the past year. by Frank Ghery. And the Mirage Nº1 (1967) by Robert From October to April MOCA Pacific Design Center Smithson, and includes works by 2012 an event called Pacific is dedicated to contemporary Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko Standard Time: Art in L.A architecture and design. The and Frank Stella, and photos 1945-1980 will be held, with main building on Grand Ave by Diane Arbus. the collaboration of more houses the permanent collection Rounding off this scene than 60 cultural institutions that runs from Composition of is the cutting edge, more –museums, art galleries, Red, Blue, Yellow and White: experimental and provocative universities– from Los Angeles Nom III (1939) by the famous art at the Hammer Museum to San Diego.◊
  • 6. El Getty Center corona la ciudad de Los Ángeles como si de laacrópolis ateniense se tratara. The Getty Centre crowns the city like the Acropolis in Athens. 67