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LACMA's 2013 Art + Film Gala to Honor Martin Scorsese and Artist David Hockney

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood June 17, 2013 at 12:21PM

LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has announced that on Saturday, November 2, it will honor director Martin Scorsese and artist David Hockney for its 2013 Art + Film Gala. Also being celebrated is the first collaboration between Scorsese's Film Foundation, LACMA and the Annenberg Foundation to preserve four films by French auteur Agnes Varda.
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Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese

LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will honor on Saturday, November 2 director Martin Scorsese and artist David Hockney for its 2013 Art + Film Gala. Also being celebrated is the first collaboration between Scorsese's Film Foundation, LACMA and the Annenberg Foundation to preserve four films by French auteur Agnes Varda.

Now in its third year, the Gala is co-chaired by Leonardo DiCaprio and LACMA trustee Eva Chow, and notables from the art, film, fashion and entertainment industries will unite for the evening. DiCaprio has starred in a number of Scorsese's films, including the upcoming "The Wolf of Wall Street," set to hit theaters in November (trailer here). 

This article is related to: News, LACMA, Martin Scorsese, Agnès Varda, News


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.