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  • Arts just as crucial as math and science, say experts

    Arts just as crucial as math and science, say experts
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math -- known collectively as STEM -- has been the buzz phrase for educators for some time. But, with many school districts eliminating art, music and other humanities classes, there has been a recent push by educators...
  • R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'

    R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'
    Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix." Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
  • What it's like to be a nude art model

    What it's like to be a nude art model
    Consider the naked man, standing on a small platform in Bottle & Bottega, a cozy and handsome BYOB painting studio in the Lakeview neighborhood. It is 7 p.m. on a Friday and there are 42 sets of eyes fixed on the naked man, the eyes of women who have...
  • At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround

    At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround
    If practice is what gets you to Carnegie Hall, as the saying goes, what gets you to the Music Center has always been a car. The performing arts complex, which will turn 50 next month, sits atop Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles like a late-modern,...
  • Canan Tolon looks for meaning in a pixilated landscape

    Canan Tolon’s paintings at Von Lintel Gallery look like smudged, streaky photocopies or off-register photographic mishaps. Their serial imagery — mostly landscapes — skips and stutters across the surface in irregular horizontal bands....
  • DeLoss McGraw: Dream-like escapism full of mystery

    DeLoss McGraw: Dream-like escapism full of mystery
    Painter and illustrator DeLoss McGraw’s exhibition at Couturier Gallery features an enigmatic series of recent small gouaches and a selection of other, older works, including a few sculptures. It is a pleasant if largely unremarkable portrait of a...
  • Rafaël Rozendaal's playful, poetic artworks come with a paradox

    In a thoroughly delightful exhibition at Steve Turner Contemporary, Rafaël Rozendaal mixes high art with the irreverence of pop culture in two technologically savvy bodies of work. The first is a group of lenticular images, a printing technique...
  • Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?

    Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?
    Outgoing Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants to push through an increase in the minimum wage for the state of Illinois — from the current $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour — before he leaves office. With certain significant conditions, the...
  • L.A. apartment gallery Park View bucks trend of big by going small

    L.A. apartment gallery Park View bucks trend of big by going small
    New galleries and exhibition spaces seem to be popping up all over Los Angeles. There's the 4,500-square-foot Mistake Room at the southern end of downtown and the 5,000-square-foot Gavlak in Hollywood. Soon, New York gallerist Michele Maccarone will...
  • Music highlights new exhibit

    Music highlights new exhibit
    Art meets a chronological history of music at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Los Angeles-based artist, disc jockey and record collector Dave Muller's new "Rock 'n' Old" exhibit combines large-scale acrylic paintings with chart-topping music....
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...