| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
According to the compelling new book "New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965" (Vendome Press), the "exuberance" that gave rise to Gotham's iconic skyline that began during the Jazz Age was long gone by the time post-war modernism took hold. What sprung up in its...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:10 AM
"Glee" star Matthew Morrison married Renee Puente on Saturday at a private estate on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The bride wore a custom gown by Gustavo Cadile, while the groom wore a Brooks Bros. tux. [People]
England's Prince William and the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK — With next month's planned opening of One World Trade Center, the slow-moving, always-contentious reconstruction of the 16-acre site devastated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will take a major step forward. Here's a status report on the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The long-planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington cleared another hurdle this week when the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts voted to approve architect Frank Gehry's revised design for the project.
Earlier this month, Gehry's new design...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The United Arab Emirates has been designated the "featured guest country" at the 2015 L.A. Art Show, scheduled for Jan. 14-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A special exhibition,"Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates" will mark the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Enough with the yuppies — this new Bunker Hill apartment building is for grown-ups.
It's not that Related Cos. is trying to scare off young professionals who are flocking to downtown Los Angeles. It's just that it seems as if every other developer...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Downtown Los Angeles, once disdained by Wall Street as a weak collection of office buildings with no pizazz, is drawing newfound fascination from New York firms, many of which are sinking money into the Southland's resurging commercial district.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's an old saying: First we shape our buildings, then they shape us. But like many old sayings, it may be more pat than true. It may sound like a great tribute to the power and influence of architecture in our lives, but it's too neat. It sounds too much...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
| May 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
It is a rare playful moment in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's nasty yet startlingly illuminating new production of "Così fan Tutte" and a tiny surprise, which I have now spoiled.
But at its most elevated, opera is an art form...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:18 PM
After more than a decade as a curator and administrator on the Los Angeles art scene at the Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, architecture and design specialist Brook Hodge is heading to Manhattan as deputy director of Cooper-Hewitt,...