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  • Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center

     Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center
    Bill Stewart and Wade Koniakowsky used chance to determine which of them would paint the front side of their board for the Surfboards on Parade exhibit in Huntington Beach. Still, by the time the public sees the board, any notion of "front" and "back"...
  • Works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Walker Evans to appear at NSU Museum of Art

    Works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Walker Evans to appear at NSU Museum of Art
    The fingerprints of Bonnie Clearwater are all over the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale's 2014-2015 schedule. The lineup of 10 exhibitions, announced last week, constitutes the first full season to be curated by Clearwater since she became the museum's...
  • Lollapalooza gets a giant art show

    Lollapalooza gets a giant art show
    Sunburn, portable toilets and Eminem. Lollapalooza has it all. Except art. Specifically, a big, thoughtfully curated art show. And so, this summer, Lollapalooza is getting a group exhibition so enormous that, if street artist/curator Shepard...
  • Benefit at Santa Monica Museum of Art puts guesswork into artworks

    The Santa Monica Museum of Art's annual Incognito benefit may be the most democratic of all Los Angeles art world soirees: 700 works for sale by emerging and famous artists alike, all 10 by 10 inches and exactly $350 — with the artists' identities...
  • Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art

    Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art
    The idea seemed crazy at first: More than 500 knitters from 25 countries, hunkered down in their far-flung corners of the world, feverishly crafting granny squares — 14,000 of them altogether. Then, on a bright morning last May, knitters here...
  • Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show

    Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show
     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. Past double-take-...
  • Moby and his globe collection find a home in the Hollywood Hills

    Moby and his globe collection find a home in the Hollywood Hills
    For a decade, while traveling to perform in concerts, Moby was looking for a new place to call home. His longtime city of choice, New York, had become so gentrified and expensive that artists — his spiritual kin — were being driven out. "I...
  • Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists

     Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists
    From his woodworking studio in San Bernardino County, Sam Maloof made exquisitely refined rocking chairs that epitomized midcentury California craft. The legacy of Maloof, who died five years ago, includes the biennial Sculpture in the Garden event, which...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...