| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- 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"......
| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:32 PM
"Art isn't easy," Stephen Sondheim once noted in song, and Jeffrey Deitch, director-in-waiting of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, is finding that disposing of it in a hurry isn't easy either. MOCA braved considerable controversy when it announced in...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Like his most famous buildings -- downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, among them -- Frank Gehry is adventurous and yet enduring. At 81, one of the world's most important (and controversial) architects shows no...
| Apr 25, 2010
Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, an Italian collector of American art whose cache of paintings and sculptures by Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and others legitimized the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater could join Philadelphia’s Independence Hall and other landmarks such as the Taj Mahal and the pyramids of Giza, on the U.N. World Heritage List.
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar announced his...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The best damn dog of all time.
1. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
“Our mother performed in starlight,” reads the opening sentence of Karen Russell’s first novel, and it’s no exaggeration to say the Miami-born writer does the same....
| Sep 22, 2011
Film nerds rejoice: Yale grad Matthew Barney, who won the Guggenheim Museum's first Hugo Boss Award, appears in his own experimental films in a variety of guises. Wesleyan's Center For Film Studies presents two of Barney's films — Cremaster 4 (1994)...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:59 PM
It's easy to find a great view in nature, but in a city? Even if you get the right hotel, there's always a risk you'll end up facing the highway rather than the ocean, the building next door or the "garden view."
Get the best view for your buck by...