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  • Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.

    Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.
    In a lecture at Harvard in the early 1990s, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo referred to Frank Gehry as a "noble savage." The comment, partly a joke, perfectly summed up the conventional wisdom that had gathered around Gehry's work during the time...
  • Thomas Demand: A journey in great demand

    Thomas Demand: A journey in great demand
    John Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
  • Peter Lewis dies at 80; led insurer Progressive for decades

    Peter Lewis, who helped build Progressive Corp. into one of the largest auto insurers in the country and later became the billionaire backer of marijuana legalization, died Saturday. He was 80. Philanthropic advisor Jennifer Frutchy said Lewis died at...
  • Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee

     Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee
    Frank Gehry and Related Cos. have kissed and made up. Now we'll see if city and county officials bless the reconciliation. After soliciting plans from other architects in recent months, Related has put Gehry back in charge of the design team for a $650-...
  • Steve McQueen among finalists for Hugo Boss art award

    Steve McQueen among finalists for Hugo Boss art award
    Steve McQueen has been garnering critical praise and various accolades for his movie "12 Years a Slave," including a Golden Globe nomination on Thursday for best director. This week it was announced that the video artist-turned-filmmaker is up for another...
  • James Turrell shapes perceptions

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater. It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
  • Painstaking work, posthumous laud

    Painstaking work, posthumous laud
    At the opening of the 20th century, an archaeologist unearthed a Bronze Age palace larger than Buckingham on the island of Crete in the ancient city of Knossos. In that collapsed edifice, which extended some six acres, he found hundreds of clay tablets...
  • It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute

    It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute
    The event: Monday night's “L.A. Phil Gala,” celebrating Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th¬†anniversary and honoring the hall’s innovative architect Frank Gehry. The performance: ¬†Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Phil in a varied...
  • Review: 'Capital Culture' by Neil Harris

    When J. Carter Brown joined the National Gallery of Art in 1961, he was six years older than the museum itself. Just eight years later, at age 34, he would be appointed its director. His accession may strike readers as meteoric, but after reading Neil...
  • Dodgers vs. Angels: Who has the better player at each position?

    We are about a week away from the MLB All-Star game, so what better time to decide which local team has the better player at each position? In a series of polls, pick the player you think is better at each position. Voting will be open until Tuesday...
  • A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country

    A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country
    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...