Donor Profile: Louise McCagg
Redemption through art
Sculptor Louise McCagg has a personal reason for donating to the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.
“We have our experience with the Michael Heizer piece,” she said.
McCagg lives and works in New York, but
Look closely at the vertical fins on the north wall of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and you'll spot a light fixture with a removable panel. The tiniest departure from perfection, such as an exposed screw, is anathema to the pristine surfaces favored by architect Zaha Hadid, but project architect Kevin Marshall snuck in a few "discreet fasteners."
"I want the opening exhibitions to proclaim the mission of the museum loudly," Broad Museum Director Michael Rush said. That's really two proclamations, as Rush sees it. The first is to go global, with artists from more than 20 countries represented in the opening exhibitions.