Museums: Temple on the Tar Pits

The City of Angels used to be a place where culture feared to tread. But to day the traffic slowing down to neck-crane along Wilshire Boulevard is not looking for stars but admiring the shimmering complex of pavilions surrounded by a moatlike reflecting pool of vastly more substance and value than was ever to be seen in a DeMille superset. Only four months after the opening of its new Music Center, which packs pews each evening, the new Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens this week, making Los Angeles the artistic...

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