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DENIM DY­NAMOS PAUL AND MAU­RICE MAR­CIANO DE­BUT L.A.’S MOST FASH­ION­ABLE NEW MU­SEUM.

Los Angeles Confidential - - Contents - BY CARISSA TOJO

Af­ter five years in “art de­vel­op­ment land,” co­founders of the iconic Guess denim em­pire, Paul and Mau­rice Mar­ciano, have un­veiled their long-awaited dream project, the Mar­ciano Art Foun­da­tion. The brothers’ keen eye for mid-ca­reer and emerg­ing artists has re­sulted in a much-bal­ly­hooed as­sem­blage of more than 1,500 pieces, 100 of which are fea­tured in the in­au­gu­ral ex­hibit, “Un­pack­ing.” “I’m so happy that Adrian Vil­lar Ro­jas’s sleep­ing David sculp­ture is in our ‘Black

Box,’” says head cu­ra­tor Philipp Kaiser of one of the col­lec­tion’s high­lights. Housed in the com­mand­ing austerity of the newly ren­o­vated Scot­tish Rite Ma­sonic Tem­ple in mid-Wil­shire, the foun­da­tion prom­ises to serve as a space for the cul­ti­va­tion—and re­flec­tion— of Los An­ge­les’ ever-evolv­ing cre­ative spirit. Amen. 4357 Wil­shire Blvd., LA; mar­ciano art­foun­da­tion.org

Un­pack­ing heat! The long-awaited Mar­ciano Art Foun­da­tion opens with a buzzy ex­hibit, “Un­packed,” fea­tur­ing pieces from the Mar­ciano brothers’ vast col­lec­tion of art­works, in­clud­ing (FROM LEFT) Takashi Mu­rakami’s Dou­ble He­lix Within Dark Mat­ter and 3m...

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