| Mar 24, 2012
Veteran opera and stage designer Robert Israel has done 11 huge sculptures for a new children's hospital wing in Baltimore. The UCLA professor -- currently working on a ballet at La Scala in Milan, Italy -- had set sculpture aside since his 1968 debut...
| Mar 27, 2012
Hilton Kramer was a fierce, combative critic who defended modernism and waded into the 'culture wars' of the '80s. He has died at age 84....
| May 1, 2012
Blue-collar TV personality and comedian Larry the Cable Guy (whose real name is Dan Whitney) kicked off the opening of Orlando Health's new Wyatt Whitney Hip & Orthopedic Institute Tuesday. The comedian donated $5 million through his Git-R-Done...
| Aug 2, 2012
Born in 1979, Alex Prager is a self-taught photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. Featured in the Museum o Modern Art’s “New Photography 2010,” Prager’s work has been exhibited at institutions worldwide....
| Apr 29, 2011
Price hike to $12 in store at Natural History Museum...
| Mar 20, 2011
William Morrow: 532 pp., $30
"I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
| May 16, 2009
The artist's studio is part factory, part chapel, part Merlin's cave, reliquary and museum. Some artists say it doesn't matter where they make art. Others claim their studio is their art. Some cities preserve studios, but L.A. does not. We worship...
| May 3, 2009
The Pompidou Center is a magnet for students, tourists and arts aficionados in central Paris, housing the National Museum of Modern Art, a public library and performance spaces in an inside-out building with mechanical systems encased in giant red, blue...
| Jun 28, 2009
Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked.
The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
| 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...
| 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...