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  • Dario Escobar plays it too safe at Craft & Folk Art Museum

    Dario Escobar plays it too safe at Craft & Folk Art Museum
    Dario Escobar's site-specific installation at the Craft & Folk Art Museum begins as a gentle lure on the stairway leading up to the second-floor gallery. Red plastic bicycle reflectors, each an arc about 9 inches long, are mounted on the wall and linked...
  • Hello Kitty, Roy Choi and Spam musubi: A match made in heaven?

    Hello Kitty, Roy Choi and Spam musubi: A match made in heaven?
    While the world continues to debate Hello Kitty's feline and human attributes, Roy Choi will be busy crafting his version of a super-cute Spam musubi in her honor. It's all connected to Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary celebration, and the 2014 Hello...
  • Hello Kitty Con 2014 in Los Angeles marks 40 years of you-know-who

    Hello Kitty Con 2014 in Los Angeles marks 40 years of you-know-who
    Hello Kitty is having a milestone birthday. The Japanese cartoon-turned-icon turns 40 this year with her very first fan fest. Toy maker Sanrio will hold Hello Kitty Con 2014 to celebrate every Kitty thing this fall at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in...
  • 268 gyoza in 10 minutes? It must be time for the World Gyoza Eating Championship

    268 gyoza in 10 minutes? It must be time for the World Gyoza Eating Championship
    How many gyoza can you eat in 10 minutes? The small pan-fried Japanese dumplings are easy enough to pop in your mouth, three at a time. But could you stomach more than 200 dumplings in one sitting for gyoza glory?  On Aug. 16, the eighth annual Day-...
  • Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

    Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule. It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....
  • Datebook: Dreamy stop-motion, German cinema and Andy Warhol's shadows

    Datebook: Dreamy stop-motion, German cinema and Andy Warhol's shadows
    German films of the 1920s in L.A., animated wonders and a poet's circle in Pasadena, plus Andy Warhol in downtown, a Latin American documentary series and an entire festival devoted to exploring the overlap between art and science. It's all happening this...
  • 'Andy Warhol: Shadows' exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated

    'Andy Warhol: Shadows' exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated
    The event: The Museum of Contemporary Art’s weekend of festivities began Thursday when an intimate gathering of VIPs got a first glimpse of “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the new exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue. Cocktails and dinner at the...
  • Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider

    Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
    On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
  • Datebook: Painting, performance and film as art season gets into gear

    Datebook: Painting, performance and film as art season gets into gear
    With openings in just about every corner of the city, the art industry is going bananas this week as the fall season gets underway. This means social practice in Santa Monica, video about film failures in Westwood, textiles in Mid-City and Chicano art...
  • Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles

    Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles
    The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at Regen Projects in Los Angeles, one of several...
  • MOCAtv's Art + Comedy venture aims to leave 'em laughing, artfully

     MOCAtv's Art + Comedy venture aims to leave 'em laughing, artfully
    Jack Black is sitting on a ratty basement couch in his underwear. His fleshy belly spills over the elastic band, and he's emanating a profoundly foul odor. Performance artist Jibz Cameron, a.k.a. Dynasty Handbag, sits beside Black, relishing in the...