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  • Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella

    Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella
    Power, money and love fuel extravaganzas. Railroad millionaire Henry E. Huntington had all three and used them in the closing decade of his life to build his eponymous San Marino library and gardens. You know the mansion, the cactus and the Japanese tea...
  • The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA

    The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA
    Restaurants with a view usually come in two varieties: landscape or cityscape. The new Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have a view. But it's not the ocean or the city lights spread on a starry carpet below. Instead, the new...
  • New holiday tradition at Art Institute

    New holiday tradition at  Art Institute
    Griffin Court in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute was transformed into a giant snow globe for "Let it Snow," the inaugural holiday party hosted by the Woman's Board of the Art Institute. More than 350 adults and children welcomed in the holiday season...
  • Pastry and Paris sights become one and the same

    Pastry and Paris sights become one and the same
    "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...
  • Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design

    Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design
    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....
  • L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year

    L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year
    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...
  • In The Arts

    In The Arts
    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...
  • James Cuno of Art Institute of Chicago signs on as new Getty Trust president and CEO

     
    The J. Paul Getty Trust has just announced that James Cuno will become its president and chief executive starting Aug. 1. A respected museum leader and scholar, Cuno has been the director of the Art Institute of Chicago since 2004,......
  • Hammer Museum and LACMA add major Barbara Kruger works to their collections

     
    The Hammer Museum has just finalized the purchase of a room-sized video installation from her current exhibition at L&M Arts in Venice, her first gallery show locally in 27 years. And the L.A. County Museum of Art has acquired an 86-foot tall work that...
  • Monster Mash: Renzo Piano unveils designs for cultural center; South Carolina arts group avoids demise

     
    Renzo Piano unveils designs for cultural center in Greece...
  • Visiting the Cy Twombly Gallery in Houston in the week of his death

     
    It wasn't conceived as a shrine, exactly, but the small, windowless Cy Twombly Gallery on the campus of the Menil Collection in Houston certainly feels like one this week. In the wake of Twombly's death in Rome on Tuesday at......