| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile?
Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Getting through the day requires a certain amount of repression. There is order in the ordinary: a pipe is a thing to be packed with tobacco and smoked, the word "sky" refers to the blue space up above, a slice of ham will lie still and silent until it is...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Sounds like she didn't have more fun -- Maggie Gyllenhaal went blond for a few months and quickly decided to return to being a brunet.
The "White House Down" actress' short-lived foray into lighter hair color lasted from April to the beginning of June...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A Conceptual art project by Swedish-born, Amsterdam-based artist Jonas Lund, which represents his American solo debut, takes that international track for art and ramps it up in a peculiar way. “Flip City,” as the work is called, tries to...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Construction workers hammer away in a warehouse near the southern edge of downtown Los Angeles. A buzz saw hits fever pitch, screeching in the background; the air is thick with dust.
Art entrepreneur and curator Cesar Garcia, who is turning this...
| Jul 20, 2014
The torrent of architectural news in the last few weeks — the Lucas Museum, Wrigley Field signs, plans for a new skyscraper — has obscured what may turn out to be the biggest story of all: Chicago's push to host an architecture biennial next...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced plans this month to build a new wing spanning Wilshire Boulevard.
It also wants to build up — way up.
The museum is working on an ambitious proposal for a skyscraper near the corner of Wilshire...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A museum continues to grow in Gaza in the middle of a conflict, a bunch of Germans made liquor out of an old sculpture (and it’s art!), an attempt to canonize a Catalan architect, the labor behind art and architecture, and a cult sci-fi flick that...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Larry Clark's Paris skateboarders pic "The Smell of Us" will have its world premiere in Venice Days, an independent sidebar running during the Venice Film Festival.
The pic, which stars Michael Pitt, Alex Martin and Niseem Theillaud, is "the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city:
Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...