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  • Wyland delivers drama for a cause

    Wyland delivers drama for a cause
    It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on. But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished. Tuesday...
  • Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.

    The most surprising thing about "Her," the new Spike Jonze movie, is not that it dares to suggest an otherwise sane person might fall in love with the operating system that runs his computer and his smartphone. Or that middle-aged men look good in high-...
  • Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los Angeles

    For generations, a holy trinity of painter-muralists has loomed over Mexican modern art. Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco, known as los tres grandes, or "the big three," generally have set the terms for any discussion about...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new museum director

    Philippe Vergne, director of the Dia Art Foundation in New York, has been chosen by the Museum of Contemporary Art to be its new director. Vergne follows Jeffrey Deitch, who left MOCA with almost two years left on a five-year contract. Deitch was an...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director

    The Museum of Contemporary Art has named Philippe Vergne as its new director, choosing a longtime art world professional from the respected Dia Art Foundation in New York to lead the financially challenged but rebuilding institution. Vergne follows...
  • New MOCA chief Philippe Vergne lays out his vision in first interview

    The Museum of Contemporary Art named Philippe Vergne as its new museum director late Wednesday, and in his first interview after the announcement, Vergne talked about his work to date and what he hopes to bring to MOCA. “The artists and ideas I&...
  • Art frames St. Petersburg visit

    Art frames St. Petersburg visit
    You would have to go to Spain to find a larger exhibit of works by Salvador Dali than the collection at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Starting this weekend, the museum's 96 oil paintings, numerous original drawings, prints, sculpture, photos and...
  • Sandra Bullock says Oscar nomination 'feels so otherworldly'

    Sandra Bullock says Oscar nomination 'feels so otherworldly'
    Sandra Bullock, nominated for an Oscar for her lead performance in "Gravity," said Thursday morning that she had every intention of taking a break from acting when director Alfonso Cauron approached her about the role. Bullock spoke with The Times about...
  • New MOCA director Philippe Vergne is a museum veteran

    New MOCA director Philippe Vergne is a museum veteran
    In naming Philippe Vergne, a seasoned career museum professional, as its new director, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has opted for fundamentals instead of glitz. Vergne, 47, arrives with credentials that include more than 20 years running museums or...
  • Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations

    Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations
    Gray is the new black. Night, the new day. Rain, the new sun. Clouds gather, shadows linger. The Oscar-nominated cinematographers' images fill the screen with a beauty only possible in worlds gone monochromatic, turning the most elemental of color...
  • Civil Rights photo exhibit in Fort Lauderdale

    Civil Rights photo exhibit in Fort Lauderdale
    Photographer Bob Adelman was a Zelig-like observer of people and events that helped define 20th century pop culture in America. He was a New York art-scene insider who was close friends with Roy Lichtenstein and ran with the Warhol crowd. He exchanged...