| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Warner Bros. is looking to acquire the rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch."
However, sources close to Tartt say the author is still making a decision as to whether to move forward with an adaptation. Warners is the only...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: After reading several articles in The Times last week on plans for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, I feel compelled to question Director Michael Govan and others supporting the museum's ambitious construction plans. ("LACMA, Metro...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The Metropolitan Opera's decision last week to cancel its planned international cinematic broadcast of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" has prompted harsh criticism from groups worldwide, which have asked the New York company to reconsider its...
| Jun 27, 2014
Couturier Charles James (1906-78) is known for his sculptural gowns, like this one, that would still garner raves on the red carpet were they produced today. His designs are on display through Aug. 10 in the newly renovated Costume Institute in New York's...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gustave Tassell, a California designer who became a fashion star in the early 1960s with starkly refined clothes that appealed to women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greer Garson and Princess Grace of Monaco, has died. He was 88.
A contemporary of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Officials at the Metropolitan Opera in New York have canceled the company's live cinema broadcast of its upcoming production of John Adams' controversial "The Death of Klinghoffer," citing an "outpouring of concern" that the transmission might incite...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Composer John Adams has decried the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel a cinematic broadcast of his opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," saying that it goes against artistic freedom of expression.
The live broadcast, originally set for Nov. 15 on...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:14 PM
I don’t know to what extent this city practices religious tolerance. But the two noble and awe-inspiring architectural landmarks in the tony, leafy, popular Central West End are the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and the immense Barnes-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:24 AM
King Juan Carlos of Spain handed over the monarchy to his son on Thursday in a low-key "proclamation ceremony," followed by a procession through Madrid and an appearance by the new King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters on a balcony at...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date.
The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The MacArthur Foundation names this year’s crop of geniuses, L.A. may get a bit bigger, crowds rush to the Corcoran before closure, the urban planning mess that is New York’s World Trade Center site and artist-designed dating apps. It’...