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  • 5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'

    5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'
    A comic made with mylar that contains no words or figures. A detailed graphic memoir of a father's grisly death. Moody blue paintings in comics form. The annual compendium "The Best American Comics" was just released this week by Houghton Mifflin...
  • A lively dance by Pia Fries

    A lively dance by Pia Fries
    Five large and five small new paintings on wood panel by Swiss artist Pia Fries are lush in the extreme. The abstractions begin in an unexpected place, with silk-screen fragments that derive from Baroque prints. But they hardly look old-fashioned. Fries...
  • MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance

    MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's new chief curator, Helen Molesworth, is an esteemed scholar, art writer and former chief curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for four years before taking her Los Angeles post in September. On Thursday...
  • The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes

    The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes
    “The most interesting characteristic of the cube,” artist Sol Lewitt once said, discussing the form that generated much of his influential sculpture, “is that it is relatively uninteresting.” Given the enormous influence of...
  • Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles

    Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles
    America in general and Los Angeles in particular have a reputation as places for a second chance, places where anyone might reinvent a self. Photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are emblematic – and in mind-and-body-bending...
  • Game of Thrones books are engaging, epic

    Game of Thrones books are engaging, epic
    Known as The Game of Thrones, the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series includes “A Game of Thrones,” “A Clash of Kings,” “A Storm of Swords,” “A Feast for Crows,” “A Dance with Dragons,”...
  • 'Born of Illusion' is entertaining but not enchanting

    'Born of Illusion' is entertaining but not enchanting
    "Born of Illusion" presents a fresh peek into 1920s America, complete with flappers, booze and, surprisingly, a heavy dose of magic. Author Teri Brown crafts a tale aimed at readers interested in both fantasy and historical fiction, effectively bridging...
  • Roundup: Wonder Woman, LaBeouf; plus Giuliani, video game defender

    Roundup: Wonder Woman, LaBeouf; plus Giuliani, video game defender
    A certain cross-dressing, former New York City mayor defends a video game company, looters are busted at the Four Corners, images of the drought and a history of Wonder Woman. Plus, Sherlock wallpapers and digitally rendered museums. There is some...
  • BOGO deals with Summer Savings Card expire Tuesday

    BOGO deals with Summer Savings Card expire Tuesday
    This terrific offer is coming to an end  and I wanted to remind you about it. Score 50 percent off things to do on land and sea with the Super Summer Savings Pass from Sunny.org. The card, available online or by mail from the Fort Lauderdale...
  • Join Our Student Staff

    Join Our Student Staff
    WANTED: Photographers | Writers | Cartoonists | Reviewers | Feature Writers | Illustrators | Bloggers | Office Externs Students must attend or call in to at least one meeting a month and occasional training sessions. You must be a high school...
  • Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae

    Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae
    On a patch of velvety grass across the street from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, a swath of white fabric lies unfurled on the ground, like a deflated parachute. This is Sphaerae -- and she is hungry. Soon Sphaerae will be fed five bathtubs' worth...