| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Yaya DaCosta, fresh from portraying Whitney Houston, has joined jazz biopic "Bolden" opposite Nelsan Ellis, Ian McShane and Gary Carr ("Downton Abbey").
Buddy Bolden was a New Orleans cornet player who was a key figure in the development of ragtime...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:53 PM
After 16 years at the helm of American heritage brand Coach, Reed Krakoff is charting a solo course with his own label.
In the three years since launching his namesake brand, Krakoff has dressed Lena Dunham, Julianne Moore and the First Lady Michelle...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The big Jeff Koons retrospective that originally had been slated to debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in January isn't expected to arrive in town until 2015, but fans of the contemporary artist have an opportunity to sate their...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Some say Myron Kunin never met a business he didn't like. Others insist he never saw a piece of art he didn't like. Both are understatements.
Kunin built the Regis hair salon empire from his parents' chain of department store barbershops and also...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Richard Artschwager, who died in February at 89, was that exceedingly rare artist who made paintings and sculptures of virtually equal merit.
In contemporary art, usually it's one or the other. Painters paint, sculptors sculpt, and the differences...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Each week, the first article I look for in the Valley Sun is the 10-20-30 Years Ago feature. Each week, the editor picks news stories and a photo that summarize swell Valley Sun stories from the past six decades. The names, events and fashions are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Next year's highly anticipated retrospective of artist Jeff Koons won't be debuting in Los Angeles as previously expected, according to a recent report.
Bloomberg has reported that the show, which will be Koons' first major retrospective in years,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Jeff Koons' big museum retrospective could be coming to Los Angeles after all, just not as soon as originally planned.
The Museum of Contemporary Art said that the upcoming Koons exhibition has not been canceled, and is expected to arrive in L.A. in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa was interned during World War II, first at the Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, where she lived in a horse stall that reeked of manure, and then at a relocation center in Arkansas, where 8,000 detainees were surrounded...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Many a mechanically minded child growing up in the 20th century honed his or her construction skills with a toy Erector set — a collection of small metal beams, nuts and bolts, gears, wheels and other parts that could be assembled in countless ways....