A Free Museum In Los Angeles Wants California To Be The Art Capital Of The World

On Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, sits a hulking, breathing organism, just born, yet already an enormous beast. The texture of porous honeycomb, or perhaps gefilte fish, it’s The Broad, the baby of billionaire philanthropists Eli and Edith Broad, housing some 2,000 works of contemporary art.

“Collecting has become not only a passion but an addiction,” Eli Broad said before a crowd gathered for the Sept. 16 press preview. He and Edith have been collecting for over 70 years now, amassing an astounding number of all-star works from (mostly) American contemporary artists.

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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