| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:20 AM
As the designer of household appliances for the world-renown Braun Company in the 1960s, Reinhold Weiss created some of the German company’s most famous product designs.
His design of products — ranging from hand mixers to toasters –...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:24 PM
I'm not sure what inspired Junya Watanabe's collection, shown Saturday morning under the graffiti-covered docks on the Seine. But what I thought of when I saw the lyrical parade of collaged shapes and eye-popping colors was Henri Matisse's paper cut-...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art, after no major exhibitions since a "Mike Kelley” show in March, has finally announced a 2015-16 programming schedule. Highlights include a Matthew Barney show at the Geffen Contemporary next fall, coming to L.A....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
"Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday moved a 3,700-pound carved granite bench up to its new perch at 8,500 feet on a patio at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway high above the desert city.
It may be "one of the few pieces of public art at this...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:57 AM
This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport.
But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled "Wasting Time on the Internet," will require its students to spend...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The Hammer Museum announced on Wednesday exhibition plans for winter and spring that include the first L.A. solo show for Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and the first American show for the London-based Heatherwick architecture studio.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art held its fourth annual Art and Film Gala on Saturday evening, with A-list talent and moguls stepping in from the brisk November temps for one of the starriest bashes of the fall.
The Gucci-sponsored event, which...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie bearing the somnambulant title "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored. "To be bored is not important," he says...