George Lucas launches Narrative Art museum, Admitting his ability to Understand Stoytelling lies in the Past

George Lucas made a fortune out of turning his love of popular art into “Star Wars.” Now, he’s using a good chunk of that money to build a temple to that art. “Narrative art is the one that shows us what we believe in and what we want to be,” Lucas said at the groundbreaking ceremony for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park Wednesday. “I think that’s very fascinating, you can see it through history, and it’s very important,” added Lucas, whose museum will showcase his collection of fine, pop, illustrative and other art pieces that tell stories, from ancient times through the 21st Century. “The emphasis that I’d like to put on narrative art is that it does tell us who we are and where we came from.” Construction on the museum is scheduled to be completed in late 2021, with no date yet set for when the museum will open to the public. Rendering of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Mellody Hobson, Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, Wednesday, Mar. The Force was strong in LA as ‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas launched his Narrative Art museum

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