Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Located in Los Angeles, California on Wilshire Boulevard on Museum Rose the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest encyclopedic museum west of Chicago. The Museum maintains over 100,000 objects which date from ancient times to present day. LACMA is made up of a seven-building complex and in addition to art exhibits, the museum features film and concert series throughout the year. Originating in 1910 as the city’s Museum of History, Science and Art, in became an independent institution devoted exclusively to visual arts in 1961. LACMA is well known for its collection of Asian art including one of the largest collections of Korean art outside of Korea, and for its collections of art from Central and South America, from the pre-Columbian era to modern artists including Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Other highlighted works are by Alberto Giacometti, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, Henry Moore, Archipenko, Jean Arp, and Jeff Koons.