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  • LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard

    LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard
    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...
  • Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

     Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
    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...
  • Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone

    Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone
    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,...
  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    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...
  • 'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star

     'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star
    Let's start with the numbers, which are impressive: a 150 million-year-old granite boulder more than 21 feet high and weighing in at 340 tons. It took 11 days to transport that boulder, via a 206-wheeled trailer, the 105 miles from Riverside to the campus...
  • Charlie Chaplin's evolving talent seen in 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies'

    Watching the new Blu-ray/DVD set "Chaplin's Mutual Comedies" is a revelation because one can witness a master filmmaker coming of age. Charlie Chaplin introduced his beloved, baggy-panted Tramp in 1914 while at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. In the...
  • Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes

    Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes
    All kinds of drama at museums in Delaware, North Miami and Washington, D.C., a discovery of new Nazca Lines in Peru, reconsidering the urban role of the Santa Ana River, psychedelic fonts, statue selfies and why liking everything on Facebook encourages...
  • An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld

     An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld
    John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street. Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is. Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
  • Andy Warhol films to be digitized by MoMA

    Andy Warhol films to be digitized by MoMA
    Andy Warhol shot hundreds of films during his career, but many of these works haven't been available for public viewing after the prolific artist withdrew them from circulation. In a new partnership announced this week, the Museum of Modern Art in New...
  • A trip through expanded reality with Magritte

    A trip through expanded reality with Magritte
    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...
  • Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

    Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule. It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....