| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert"
Little Bookroom, $19.95
This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
| Jul 17, 2011
In a wide-ranging trip to Europe this year, I found three major new museums to love: in Amsterdam, the first satellite branch of Russia's celebrated Hermitage; in Rome, a long-awaited museum for contemporary arts that is a work of art itself; and in...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Standing atop a patch of churned-up dirt on a recent morning, James Corner was surrounded by mismatched palm trees, chipped sidewalks and sagging chain link: a typical slice of Southern California landscape caught unawares, hardly ready for its close-up....
| Sep 4, 2011
On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists.
"On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
| Nov 10, 2011
Each year I keep a running log to track restaurants slated to open each month. When this January rolled around and I started my new list, I fully expected the pace of openings to slow to a trickle.
That hasn't happened. Instead, despite the curdled...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Collectors Council taking art trip to Windy City
The deadline to sign up for an art-filled, group package trip to Chicago in September with the Laguna Art Museum's Contemporary Collectors Council is July 15.
LAM Executive Director Malcolm Warner will...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Dec 7 (Reuters) - Oslo dresses up in white lights ahead of Christmas but keeps the spirit of the season partly under wraps as befits a reserved Nordic capital with a winter shroud of darkness and some of Europe's highest food and drink prices....
| Jan 4, 2011
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has reported that overall attendance for 2010 rose more than 9% from 2009 levels. The museum said attendance received a lift from the opening of the new Resnick Pavilion as well as exhibitions......
| Jan 7, 2011
Now that architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro have unveiled the design for the Broad, the new Grand Avenue building in downtown Los Angeles for the Broad Art Foundation's collection and the personal art holdings of philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad,.......
| Jan 13, 2011
The new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion -- the latest addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art campus -- had better brace itself for an onslaught of visitors starting in late spring. The museum said Thursday that......
| Feb 28, 2011
Ray's and Stark Bar are now open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Designed by Renzo Piano and named in honor of the late movie producer Ray Stark, the restaurant and bar are located across the courtyard from......