| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time.
"I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...
| Feb 16, 2014
Over the phone from Milan, passion still crackles in Stefano Gabbana's voice nearly 30 years after he and Domenico Dolce started their design partnership and more than a decade after they ended their romantic one.
Their relationship status isn't all...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
N. Jay Jaffee might not be among the best known American photographers of the 20th century, but a sizable and engrossing exhibit of his works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes it obvious that he deserves much wider recognition....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a new report released this morning by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MARCH 28-AUG. 25
'In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas'
Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum is well-known for having the most impressive collection of European Old Master and early Modern paintings in Los Angeles. Less familiar is the museum'...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The second annual L.A. Art Book Fair held its opening reception on Thursday night at the Chinatown boutique Ooga Booga; but the official opening is Friday, at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Geffen Contemporary and runs through Sunday.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
ABKCO Films has acquired U.S. theatrical and home entertainment rights to Alejandro Jodorowsky's "The Dance of Reality" nine months after it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film will be released on May 23 in Los Angeles and New York before...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Shia LaBeouf is at a loss for words — today, anyway.
Inside the inner sanctum of Los Angeles' Cohen Gallery — a bare, echo-y room within a room, no bigger than a walk-in closet — LaBeouf sits silent and erect at a plain, plywood table....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Beverly Boulevard is awash in meta-ism today.
In addition to Shia LaBeouf’s so-called art installation — a plagiarized play on plagiarism itself, which has been prattling on since Tuesday morning at Cohen Gallery — now actor Jerry O&...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Meep! Meep! The Orange County Regional History Center wants to borrow your collection of Road Runner memorabilia and other items from Warner Bros. characters to enhance its upcoming exhibit "The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons."
The museum is seeking...