Michael Govan

The Van Dekker House by R. M. Schindler

October 12, 2009

A couple weeks ago a whole slew of LAMA staff took a trip one Saturday morning to visit one of the largest homes designed by Schindler. The Van Dekker house is located in Woodland Hills and was built in the 1930s-40s for a Hollywood actor and his family. The seven bedroom, four bathroom house was […]

Michael Govan interview with John Baldessari at LACMA

October 6, 2009

Two Thursdays ago we got a chance to sit in on a fascinating interview between Michael Govan, the current Director of LACMA, and John Baldessari, conceptual American artist who probes the irony of contemporary art. The interview took place at LACMA in an auditorium filled with on-lookers.  Govan introduced Baldessari by presenting his work “Pure […]