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  • Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space

     Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space
    If you like Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, you'll love the sculpture of Alexander Calder. And vice versa. As an artist Calder certainly wasn't in the business of illustrating difficult scientific postulates. (Born on the cusp of the...
  • Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb

    Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb
    In Wally Lamb's latest novel, “We Are Water,” outsider artist Annie Oh has left Orion Oh, her psychologist husband of 27 years, to marry a sophisticated, Manhattan-based art dealer named Viveca. On the way to the wedding — set in Lamb'...
  • Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design

    Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design
    If you should wander into the Boone Art Gallery at Pasadena City College, you'll see a grouping of large paintings that, at first glance, could be the work of a child. So simple are the spare arrangements of different colored circles and ovals in the show...
  • 11-year-old Charles Gitnick wows Miami Art Basel with gun art

    11-year-old Charles Gitnick wows Miami Art Basel with gun art
    Wealthy collectors and famous international artists are descending on the Miami Beach convention center this week for the Art Basel show; but a young, largely unknown artist from Woodland Hills is kicking up some dust of his own nearby, in the city’...
  • What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?

    What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?
    We're not pointing fingers or anything, but let's just say we might have strolled into more than one apartment in our time, in which the fellow in charge of cleaning was, well, clearly otherwise preoccupied. Exhibit One might have been the kitchen sink,...
  • Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin

    Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin
    Rico Lebrun was probably the most famous Modern American artist working in Los Angeles in the decade following World War II. Yet, when the J. Paul Getty Museum opened "Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970" on Saturday, kicking off the...
  • Beatrice Gersh dies at 87; L.A. arts patron

    Beatrice Gersh dies at 87; L.A. arts patron
    Beatrice Gersh, a distinguished art collector and patron of the arts in Los Angeles for more than half a century who played a significant role in the founding of the Museum of Contemporary Art, has died. She was 87. Gersh, the widow of Hollywood talent...
  • Bar review: Wild Willy's doesn't live up to its name

    Bar review: Wild Willy's doesn't live up to its name
    When Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon opened in Annapolis last year, it promised to be the wildest party in town. In the promo pictures, waitresses wore microscopic tops and jean shorts, holding on to pool cues and flashing come-hither looks....
  • From Sun Magazine: Chazz Palminteri brings rustic Italian style to suburban New York

    From Sun Magazine: Chazz Palminteri brings rustic Italian style to suburban New York
    As a young man living in the Bronx, Chazz Palminteri would escape the city on long drives into the Westchester County countryside where he'd tool along curving, forested roads, staring at the set-back mansions. To a guy with empty pockets, the gated lawns...
  • Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close

    Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close
    This year's Chicago Dancing Festival, which finishes up Saturday with a free extravaganza at the Pritzker Pavilion, has been fun, uplifting, broad and deep. Certainly we've seen a lot of new faces, just as the increase in offerings has also attracted...
  • L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism

    L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism
    In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...