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  • The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations

    The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations
    Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
  • Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.

    Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.
    Take the merch-grabbing madness of a Thanksgiving Day sale. Add flouncy skirts and lots of pink. Mix with diabetes-inducing levels of cuteness (not to mention candy). That about sums up the first day at Hello Kitty Con, which opened in downtown L.A.'s...
  • Roundup: Protests at CalArts; Eli Broad's museum; Robbie Conal at LAX

    Roundup: Protests at CalArts; Eli Broad's museum; Robbie Conal at LAX
    Eli Broad's museum is set to open next year, students protest sexual assault policies at CalArts, Detroit's art collection survives another financial hurdle, rich people get a private dinner at the Sistine Chapel, and Marina Abramovic's latest in New...
  • Datebook: Metal combines, photo-and-tin collages, art in a park

    Datebook: Metal combines, photo-and-tin collages, art in a park
    Robert Rauschenberg gets heavy metal at Gagosian, Tony Berlant takes to tin at L.A. Louver and Michelle Andrade opens up a show of her notebook drawings at Charlie James. Plus, there’s outdoor sculptural installations and giant wall paintings of...
  • Dr. Phillips Center poised to change face of Orlando

    Dr. Phillips Center poised to change face of Orlando
    Like many Orlando theater- and concertgoers, Audrey Lentz has wished for a new performing-arts center for a long time. A very long time. "I've been waiting since 1974 for this," said the Winter Park resident. "So I'm thrilled." After decades of...
  • Rashad, Olmos, Hwang and Graham join Music Center's 50-year gala

    Rashad, Olmos, Hwang and Graham join Music Center's 50-year gala
    The bar for gala performances marking milestones at the Music Center got set pretty high when it opened in December 1964. Jascha Heifetz, Van Cliburn, Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll, Vikki Carr and Tony Bennett were among the luminaries in an opening-week...
  • Datebook: Hallucinatory Satterwhite, Albuquerque in Antarctica

    Datebook: Hallucinatory Satterwhite, Albuquerque in Antarctica
    Striking street images from the Prague Spring, the surreal virtual worlds generated by an artist and his mother, photography that blurs the line between fact and fiction, and a talk by a prominent Guatemalan performance artist on art in our heady...
  • Canan Tolon looks for meaning in a pixilated landscape

    Canan Tolon’s paintings at Von Lintel Gallery look like smudged, streaky photocopies or off-register photographic mishaps. Their serial imagery — mostly landscapes — skips and stutters across the surface in irregular horizontal bands....
  • DeLoss McGraw: Dream-like escapism full of mystery

    DeLoss McGraw: Dream-like escapism full of mystery
    Painter and illustrator DeLoss McGraw’s exhibition at Couturier Gallery features an enigmatic series of recent small gouaches and a selection of other, older works, including a few sculptures. It is a pleasant if largely unremarkable portrait of a...
  • Rafaël Rozendaal's playful, poetic artworks come with a paradox

    In a thoroughly delightful exhibition at Steve Turner Contemporary, Rafaël Rozendaal mixes high art with the irreverence of pop culture in two technologically savvy bodies of work. The first is a group of lenticular images, a printing technique...
  • Getty's 'Luxury and Liberation' spotlights French Revolution opulence

    Getty's 'Luxury and Liberation' spotlights French Revolution opulence
    The excess and extravagance of Versailles comes roaring back to life in a one-day-only program taking place at the Getty Center on Jan. 24. In concurrence with the L.A. Opera’s staging of the Figaro trilogy, “Luxury and Liberation: Art and...