BBC Frieze Masters Free Thinking Lecture: Michael Govan

4pm, Saturday 5 October, Frieze Masters Auditorium

Michael Govan, Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art outlines the issues facing museum directors in a lecture and then talks with Philip Dodd and an audience at Frieze Masters 2019.

Michael Govan took over running LACMA in 2006 following his work at the DIA Art Foundation in New York City. The Los Angeles museum has partnered with Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur Budi Tek to create a new foundation, to which Tek will donate his vast Chinese art collection. Plans also include establishing a satellite museum in South Los Angeles and new Peter Zumthor designs for redisplaying the LACMA collections.