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  • Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'

    Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'
    The room is small and spare, with stark white walls, a 1960s office desk and gray carpeting so new the sour scent of freshly applied glue permeates the air. A leafy palm tree sprouts from one corner. Soon this quiet, nondescript room — part of the...
  • Jeff Koons strips for Annie Leibovitz in Vanity Fair

    Jeff Koons strips for Annie Leibovitz in Vanity Fair
    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...
  • Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima

    Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima
    A nuclear disaster, evil scientists and a malevolent monster with psychedelic eyeballs that wreaks havoc on a bucolic town. It isn't "Godzilla." It's "Jellyfish Eyes," the latest creation from artist Takashi Murakami, Japan's industrious answer to Andy...
  • Datebook: Boxing painters, teen idols and John Altoon's short career

    Datebook: Boxing painters, teen idols and John Altoon's short career
    The humorously erotic works of John Altoon ... a charming documentary about a boxing painter and his put-upon wife ... art that is all about surveillance ... and the the space-age drawings of Suzanne Wright. In my weekly Datebook, I'll publish a selection...
  • Big Questions Loom Over Academy Museum as New Artistic Director Begins

    Even before he starts work on July 1, Kerry Brougher has his hands full. Brougher will become artistic director of the proposed Academy Museum, a project embroiled in shifting personnel, a withering review in the Los Angeles Times and general anxiety...
  • Paul Schimmel and Hauser & Wirth pick downtown spot for arts complex

    Paul Schimmel and Hauser & Wirth pick downtown spot for arts complex
    Former Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Paul Schimmel and international gallery powerhouse Hauser & Wirth will officially announce on Friday the location for their ambitious, multidisciplinary arts center: a former flour mill complex in the...
  • Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick

    Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick
    They say every cloud has its silver lining. Evidence that it’s true will be coming to the Hammer Museum early next year in the form of a touring exhibition on the work of Thomas Heatherwick, a noted British designer whose credits include a new fleet...
  • MOCA's questionable painting loan to a Culver City art gallery

    MOCA's questionable painting loan to a Culver City art gallery
    This is not good news: The Museum of Contemporary Art has lent a major painting from its permanent collection to a newly opened exhibition at a prominent Culver City art gallery, raising serious questions of conflict of interest. A museum loan to a...
  • Datebook: Hammer Biennial, Santa Ana sound art and lots of color field

    Datebook: Hammer Biennial, Santa Ana sound art and lots of color field
    Los Angeles' big biennial gets rolling at the Hammer, narco culture gets a screening at the Fowler and a sound artist takes over a hidden space in downtown Santa Ana. There's a lot going on in the big bad Southland; here's what we've got on the calendar:...
  • Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum

    Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum
    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,...
  • MOCA names Helen Molesworth as chief curator, effective Sept. 1

    MOCA names Helen Molesworth as chief curator, effective Sept. 1
    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/...