FIELD NOTES: Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced two major donations that push forward a $600 million fundraising campaign for a new building for LACMA, reports the LATimes. Elaine Wynn, who co-founded Mirage Resorts and Wynn Resorts with former husband, Steve Wynn, pledged $50 million to the project. From the LATimes: "Skeptics abounded when plans were first announced three years ago. But momentum now seems to be shifting in LACMA's favor with the announcement this week of two major donations that will push the fundraising campaign near the halfway point."
I've always loved L.A. I consider it to be a suburb of Las Vegas,
but Las Vegas is really a suburb of L.A."
- Elaine Wynn,
ABOVE: Detail of new mural by D*Face at the Plaza Hotel.