| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The First Thursdays Art Walk— where participating Laguna Beach galleries open their doors and offer live music, exhibits, appetizers or wine — has been a mainstay of this arts-centric community for 12 years.
However, a small group of...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Long before Jon Stewart dubbed it "Mess-O-Potamia," Iraq was the "cradle of civilization."
Blessed by the Tigris and Euphrates, it was a fertile area in an inhospitable region that, for millenia, was the center of the Sumerian and Babylonian...
| May 24, 2011
NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn is heading up to Albany on Tuesday to fight for stronger rent laws which are due to expire next month.
In addition to this, she stopped by the studio to talk about the support for same sex marriage laws in New York and...
| Mar 8, 2010
When it comes to dining like a Gotham insider, you probably know all about food trucks and the secret speakeasies. But what about pop-up restaurants?
Born of the flailing economy, pop-up restaurants arrived on the New York scene a little more than a year...
| Jun 6, 2010
A giant bulb atop the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood that goes on and off for no apparent reason. A letter denying a Mexican citizen a visa, plastered across the façade of the Geffen Contemporary. A billboard on Fairfax advertising a used 1994...
| Feb 21, 2009
Over the course of a career that has variously infuriated anti-graffiti task force officers and enthralled Japanese street couture collectors -- meaning winning props from hip-hop superstars Kanye West and Pharrell Williams -- the pop artist KAWS has...
| Sep 25, 2008
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has been Exhibit A of museums-on-the-go during the expansionist and sometimes boundary-pushing and populist tenure of director Thomas Krens.
Krens made "Guggenheim" an international brand name for modern and...
| Apr 17, 2008
If an artist makes art intended to function outside the confines of an art museum, does it make sense for an art museum to present a retrospective exhibition of that artist's work?
That's the peculiar question encountered at the Geffen Contemporary at...
| Jun 13, 2009
Robert Colescott, a wildly expressive and fearlessly opinionated painter who skewered racial and sexual stereotypes with hilarious force, has died. He was 83.
Colescott, who had suffered from Parkinsonian syndrome, died June 4 at his home in Tucson, said...
| Jul 4, 2009
The video art exhibition "The Moving Image" is filling the Orange County Museum of Art with an array of sounds and bright lights, but on one recent Saturday, just a handful of visitors roamed the galleries.
Among them was a young mother trying to keep...