| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Soccer chickens, design and violence, data in culture, and the conflict over development at Bergamot Station. It's all in this week's Round-Up:
- Should data drive decisions about culture? Absolutely not, says just about everybody (except Eli Broad). ...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:00 AM
But will it feature the swan dress?
The trend of celebrity-themed exhibitions at major art museums took an indie-hipster twist with the announcement this week that Icelandic pop star Björk will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at New York'...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:29 PM
I would like to preface this article by saying that I have great respect for the City of Chicago and its citizens. I think this is made clear by the amount of time, energy and money I put into constructing a building that has won the highest acclaim on...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date.
The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Even before he starts work on July 1, Kerry Brougher has his hands full.
Brougher will become artistic director of the proposed Academy Museum, a project embroiled in shifting personnel, a withering review in the Los Angeles Times and general anxiety...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"This is a love poem from Robert to his father," said HBO Documentary Films prexy Sheila Nevins at the June 5 premiere of "Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr."
The docu, focused on the life and work of actor Robert De Niro's father, was "never...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:31 AM
On the fourth floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art right now stands a phalanx of mannequins sporting plaid button-downs, tinfoil bandeaux, flower leis, ski caps and cowboy hats, designer jeans, velvet tailcoats and many less easily identifiable...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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...
| 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...