| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Artist Wayne Thiebaud has donated an oil painting and a group of six prints to the Laguna Art Museum in Orange County. The gift was made official on Saturday at a museum ceremony where Thiebaud was honored with the California Art Award in recognition of...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
The Rembrandt self-portrait that the Getty Museum recently purchased for an estimated $25.1 million has been cleared by British authorities for export and is expected to arrive in Los Angeles within one to two weeks, according to Timothy Potts, director...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Lizzy Caplan was a senior in high school when she first experienced the crushing disappointment that comes with life as an actress.
"We did 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'Romeo & Juliet.' And of course I wanted to be Juliet, but I got...
| Oct 20, 2013
Early on in his years as a curious little boy, Brian Kreydatus discovered himself spending a lot of time studying the faces and figures of almost everybody he encountered.
Short. Tall. Man. Woman. Young or old. And sometimes the impulse to look was so...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:30 PM
What is the opposite of a blockbuster exhibition? The pomp-free micro-show inaugurating Tif Sigfrids' Hollywood gallery. It occupies a space roughly the size of a hazelnut. It takes but a nanosecond to see.
This anti-spectacle is the work of Joe Sola,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:55 AM
If you've ever encountered a large-scale portrait painting by Chuck Close, you've probably been under its spell. From afar, the image is stunningly lifelike, but the closer you get the more the illusion disintegrates into a colorful grid of donuts, ovals,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Most people spend more than 50% of their time indoors, so it is important to pay attention to the quality of the air in your home. And that means more than installing a few carbon monoxide detectors or testing for radon.
Mold can cause severe health...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $30,000 to help educate Baltimore families about the risks to young children of lead poisoning, which despite progress made in reducing exposure over the years still affects nearly 3,000 youngsters...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3.
Monday, Oct. 28
Seduced and Abandoned
8 p.m. Monday, HBO
This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When the sky became the limit for most political spending after the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, the skywatchers like Ann Ravel had to readjust their telescopes. As head of California's Fair Political Practices Commission, she policed the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Stillness, silence and calm are probably not the first features that come to mind when contemporary art is mentioned. Scandal is far more likely to make the headlines.
But if you spend any time with Scot Heywood’s slow paintings, you might get...