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  • At Penn, students can get credit for 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

    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...
  • Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more

    Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more
    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. Another first:...
  • Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    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. Her death...
  • Quentin Tarantino at LACMA Gala: L.A. Should Be Movie Capital of the World

    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...
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan on 'Winter Sleep' and Learning to Love Boring Movies

    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...
  • Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer

    Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer
    It's not the sort of thing you generally see in a museum: a comfortable easy chair, a working TV set turned to an afternoon talk show on which "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" mom Kris Jenner is making salsa and talking about her boob jobs.  But this...
  • 35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives

    35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives
    Everybody has heard of the actor Will Smith. Most will know of his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Some will know that she was trained at the Baltimore School for the Arts, now celebrating its 35th anniversary. She is but one of many successful...
  • PASSINGS: Sergio Rodrigues, David Anderle

    PASSINGS: Sergio Rodrigues, David Anderle
     Sergio Rodrigues Brazilian designer of the 'Mole' armchair Sergio Rodrigues, 86, a celebrated Brazilian designer whose "Mole" armchair is among the most iconic pieces of mid-century design, died of liver failure Monday at his home in Rio de Janeiro,...
  • Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?

     Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?
    Anne Dias Griffin, 44: Fluent in French, English and Spanish and conversational in German, she was born in Strasbourg, France, to a Franco-German mother and a Franco-Argentine father and heard three languages at home, according to an essay she wrote for a...
  • Lack of information about Lucas' 'narrative art'

    Lack of information about Lucas' 'narrative art'
    The recently released conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is distracting. It is a distraction from the real issue at hand: whether the museum — as a nascent institution — warrants a prime site on Chicago's...
  • Larry Clark's 'The Smell of Us' to World Premiere in Venice

    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...