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  • LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award

    LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award
    [This post has been corrected.] The nominees for the Independent Vision Curatorial Award were announced recently and they include Cesar Garcia, a former senior curator at LAXART in Los Angeles. The biennial award recognizes emerging and mid-career...
  • Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist

    Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist
    Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in South Pasadena in...
  • Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design

    Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design
    Standing atop a patch of churned-up dirt on a recent morning, James Corner was surrounded by mismatched palm trees, chipped sidewalks and sagging chain link: a typical slice of Southern California landscape caught unawares, hardly ready for its close-up....
  • Clothespin queen's new take on vintage

    Clothespin queen's new take on vintage
    If clothes can tell a story, the mix of dresses, jewelry, boots, buttons, lace and beading at the West Hollywood boutique Clothespin add up to a novel of epic proportions. First, there are the never-worn vintage fabrics from the 1940s, cut in 18...
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • Monster Mash: Steve Jobs statue unveiled; Beethoven's deafness

     
    Paying tribute: A statue of the late Steve Jobs has been unveiled in a technology park in Budapest, Hungary. (Los Angeles Times) Genius: Experts say Ludwig van Beethoven's gradual deafness may have influenced his music. (BBC News) They're in the......
  • Monster Mash: Annie Leibovitz's new show; 'Superstar' kerfuffle

     
    Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber are publicly at odds over a new production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," which Webber plans to cast via a television contest. Annie Leibovitz's new show of landscapes and objects at the Smithsonian is a departure from her...
  • Mike Kelley: A game-changer for the art world

     
    Christopher Knight looks back at the art of Mike Kelley, who died Tuesday at 57...
  • Whitney Houston's 'Sparkle': Could it come before August?

     
    The movie “Sparkle,” Whitney Houston’s final recorded work, has been the subject of intense interest since the pop star died in Beverly Hills on Saturday....
  • Occupy Wall Street calls for cancellation of Whitney Biennial

     
    Occupy Wall Street has targeted big banks, mega corporations and wealthy individuals. Now the catchall protest movement is taking aim at one of the most sacred institutions of the art world -- the White Biennial in New York....
  • Artist Sarah Sze will represent U.S. in 2013 Venice Biennale

     
    Sculptor and installation artist Sarah Sze has been tapped to represent the United States at the 2013 Venice Biennale....