| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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-...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
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....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...