| Nov 22, 2009
"Kandinsky," the big exhibition of 95 oil paintings made between 1902 and 1942 by the visionary pioneer of abstraction, Vasily Kandinsky, is a show that looks like it was made expressly for the spiral ramp of the Guggenheim Museum. That's because in a...
| Dec 6, 2009
To open a book and have the Guggenheim Museum curve out at your fingertips isn't quite as breathtaking as visiting the real thing in New York, but it's not a bad substitute. And the other fold-outs in Roland Lewis' oversize " Frank Lloyd Wright in Pop-Up"...
| Jan 3, 2010
Hearts of the City
The Selected Writings
of Herbert Muschamp
Alfred A. Knopf: 888 pp., $50
In December 1997, with the Getty Center finally set to open its expansive hilltop campus after more than a decade of frustration, Herbert...
| Oct 17, 2010
Even residents of this sand-blown suburb — once known for crime and middle-class flight — used to joke that the best part of town was the road to neighboring Tel Aviv.
Lately, however, traffic is moving in the opposite direction. With a dozen...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 6:59 PM
Nearly 50 artists from around California will show off their artwork at a special exhibit that begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Orange County Museum of Art near Fashion Island.
"2010 California Biennial" curator Sarah Bancroft said she hopes to give...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 9:26 AM
We have a couple of Legoland Florida renderings and more complete information about the Winter Haven theme park, which is scheduled to open in October 2011.
These are renderings from the park's Castle Hill section, which will be new construction at...
| Jan 29, 2010
Touchstone Pictures bills "When in Rome" as a product of "the studio that brought you 'The Proposal.' " While factually accurate, this is like saying the movie was filmed with actors, using a script, a dolly grip and lots of lights, like "Ben-Hur."...
| Jun 17, 2011
"Mr. Popper's Penguins," a mildly amusing flight of fancy for the family crowd, is far better for its penguins than its Popper. Not that Jim Carrey's Mr. Popper is poorly done, per se. But the penguins are perfectly suited for stealing scenes and hearts...
| Oct 21, 2009
-- Stage to screen: Film producer Paula Wagner (pictured) is planning a film adaptation of the musical "Miss Saigon." (Variety) -- Birthday bash: New York's Guggenheim Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary today by offering free admission to all....
| Jul 15, 2010
-- Making amends: The U.S. is returning to Germany 11 oil paintings that were taken by American soldiers at the end of World War II. (Agence France-Presse) -- Enigmatic: Researchers using X-ray technology say that Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"......
| Jul 27, 2010
When Vanity Fair magazine recently released the results of a survey ranking the most significant pieces of architecture of the last 30 years -- with Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, topping the list -- the poll was met......