After Tuesday’s announcement that L.A.’s Exposition Park would become home to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Mayor Eric Garcetti said, “People will visit from around the world to see the original Darth Vader mask and Norman Rockwell paintings.”But what else from filmmaker George Lucas’ 40,000-piece art collection will fill the 275,000-square-foot museum? Visiting the official Lucas Museum website, however, gives an overarching, if overwhelming, view of how the institution categorizes pieces in its collection and what visitors can expect in a museum dedicated to “narrative art.”As explained on the museum’s website, narrative art “tells a story. George Lucas picks L.A. for his museum George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Los Angeles, the project's directors have announced. George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Los Angeles, the project's directors have announced. Casey Affleck talks about the way Kenneth Lonergan uses everyday language to convey deep emotion in "Manchester by the Sea."
Source:   Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2017 22:36 UTC