| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Mark Twain wrote that there were three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics."
The 21st century version, as L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art and some of its patrons are finding out, might be "lies, damned lies, and algorithms" -- as in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods:
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Jeff Koons doesn't have an ounce of fat on his sinewy, 59-year-old body. We know this for a fact because the pop artist can be seen stark naked in a new Vanity Fair profile running in the magazine's July issue.
Koons' naked photograph was taken by Annie...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:32 AM
On May 30, Haitian-born trumpeter and composer Jean Caze, the former FIU student who has opened for Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove and Jimmy Heath, will perform at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, the same space that in March reverberated...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:20 PM
British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen is best known of late for the movie "12 Years a Slave," which won the Academy Award for best picture this year and earned him an Oscar nomination for directing. A much earlier and more experimental work...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Artist-selected Internet videos, the debut performance of Allora & Calzadilla in L.A., video from artist and director Steve McQueen and artist books and cookies! It's a delicious week in L.A., with lots to do:
Steve McQueen, "Drumroll," at MOCA...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A typical video by Francesco Vezzoli is a veritable cavalcade of stars, mostly female — Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Catherine Deneuve, Eva Mendez, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Williams, Lauren Bacall and many more, plus a few men (Helmut Berger,...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One sunny Palm Springs weekend in February, what looked like an epic pool party — two days of follies — was underway at the midcentury getaway the Amado.
A 12-foot-diameter wire-frame beach ball rolled down the hotel roof and splashed into...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Ann Taylor and Loft have a new, free-spirited sibling.
The American retailer has launched a brand called Lou & Grey that's a tomboyish fusion of active and street wear, or “lifewear” as its being positioned.
Available in Loft stores, on...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:18 PM
After more than a decade as a curator and administrator on the Los Angeles art scene at the Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, architecture and design specialist Brook Hodge is heading to Manhattan as deputy director of Cooper-Hewitt,...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art took the next step in rebuilding its staff and programming, appointing Helen Molesworth of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston as its new chief curator.
A scholar, art writer and curator, Molesworth has been at ICA/...