| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
USC is taking over the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, bringing more than 15,000 works of Asian art dating from ancient times to today under the university's control, along with the nearly 90-year-old replica of a Chinese palace that houses the museum....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The event: The Go Go Gala, benefiting the GO Campaign to improve the lives of orphans and children in need worldwide. The affair honored “local hero” Jane Ekayu for her work rehabilitating Uganda’s child soldiers and it celebrated the...
| Nov 6, 2013
Downtown L.A. — it's not a punchline anymore; it's a destination. It's vital in a way it hasn't been since the 1940s, and hip in a way it never was to begin with. Carol Schatz, president and CEO of the Central City Assn. of Los Angeles, has pushed...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The big Jeff Koons retrospective that originally had been slated to debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in January isn't expected to arrive in town until 2015, but fans of the contemporary artist have an opportunity to sate their...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Building on the success of its YouTube channel, MOCAtv -- which features original documentaries, interviews with artists and an animated series and has more than 150,000 subscribers internationally -- the Museum of Contemporary Art is broadening its...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:37 PM
"Better LA Than NYC"
Those words went up on Wednesday afternoon on a new, L.A.-dedicated website that looks like a spinoff of the Banksy website documenting the British street artist’s monthlong “residency” in New York.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Jeffrey Deitch says his next move in the art world following his premature exit as director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art will happen in New York City: a bid to create a “hybrid” between a museum mounting exhibitions geared to a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Harper Lee, the author of the 1960 classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," is suing a museum in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala., for what she claims is its improper use of her name and the novel's title.
The author, who is seeking an injunction and...
| Oct 7, 2013
The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown.
But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Doug Aitken’s roving, cross-country art show “Station to Station,” which is nearing the end of its three week journey, made a stop at Union Station Thursday night – and the event started with a snap.
Whip-cracker Chris Camp,...