George Lucas Picks Los Angeles to Host His New Art Museum

artnet News | Sarah Cascone:

It’s only appropriate that Star Wars creator George Lucas’s efforts to found the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have turned into an epic saga. Now, after months of deliberation, the filmmaker and art collector has selected Los Angeles over San Francisco and Chicago as the home of the new institution.

Los Angeles’s bid to host the museum was initially viewed as a long shot, as Lucas had already been considering San Francisco and Chicago for quite some time when the Southern California city threw its hat into the ring… Read more

Image: A rendering of the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art design for Exposition Park in Los Angeles. Courtesy of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art/MAD Architects