LA's world-class Museum of Contemporary Art is still in financial trouble, and LA County's Museum of Art has offered a $100 million merger. Such a deal would be a bargain for LACMA, but could MOCA maintain its independence? Will Eli Broad — with his own museum across the street from MOCA and a seat on both MOCA and LACMA boards — exercise veto power? Will collaboration with Washington's National Gallery make a difference? Also, will the right-wing billionaire Koch brothers buy the Los Angeles Times? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, student aid and college failure. Is there a need for reform?
MOCA, LACMA and the Future of Art in LA
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MOCA, LACMA and Eli Broad
The art world is all abuzz over the latest offer to help the Museum of Contemporary Art, with its world-class collection of works created since 1945. Five years ago, MOCA...
7 min, 32 sec