The opening of the Marciano Art Foundation in the former Scottish Rite Temple on Wilshire Blvd. has been widely covered in the news media. The re-purposing of the Scottish Rite into a private museum that is open to the public on a limited basis is also a significant development in our local history. Below are links to some of the press coverage of the opening in no particular order.
The Los Angeles Times review of the museum: New Marciano foundation proves the potential and the pitfalls of a vanity art museum
Curbed LA : Marciano Art Foundation: LA’s bold new museum opens today
It showcases contemporary art—and occult artifacts.
ArtNews: Get a First Look Inside the Marciano Foundation, LA’s Newest Temple to Contemporary Art; The museum, established by the co-founders of Guess Jeans, is the latest addition to LA’s fast-growing downtown art scene
The New York Times: L.A. Reincarnation: New Art Spaces in Vintage Settings