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  • Summer reading: History

    Summer reading: History
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: $30 The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London. But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
  • Capturing L.A.'s disappearing landscape

    Capturing L.A.'s disappearing landscape
    In the early days of Hollywood, dreams of stardom began for aspiring actresses upon arrival from small-town America, when they took up residence at one of the neighborhood's romantic and exotic-sounding hotels such as the DuBarry, Las Palmas or...
  • Artist Jennifer Bornstein curates a show at the Hammer Museum

    Artist Jennifer Bornstein curates a show at the Hammer Museum
    Jennifer Bornstein was a kid in a candy store -- with almost half a year to gorge herself. When Hammer Museum curator Allegra Pesenti asked Bornstein to rummage through the institution's huge collection of graphic work and put together a show of...
  • The worlds of David Hockney

    The worlds of David Hockney
    David Hockney, renowned chronicler of Los Angeles' sun-drenched life and landscapes, hasn't been around much lately. He's much more likely to be painting these days in his native Yorkshire than in his adopted Southern California. But unlock the studio...
  • Leaving their mark

    Los Angeles is commonly regarded as a city people come to, but there's much more to it than that. For better than a century, it's also been a place that people come from — even when (as so often happens) they were born somewhere else. Indeed, L.A....
  • In Paris, they're leaving room for interpretation

    In Paris, they're leaving room for interpretation
    PARIS — Hammer pants, samurai pants, genie pants — the kinds of trousers you thought were gone forever were, believe it or not, the centerpiece of the Paris men's shows. After the skinny, cropped, mankle-baring looks in Milan, the big news...
  • Betty Freeman dies at 87; art philanthropist and photographer

    Betty Freeman dies at 87; art philanthropist and photographer
    Betty Freeman, a fiercely independent philanthropist and photographer often described as a Medici for contemporary classical music, who supported a Who's Who of modern composers, including John Cage, Philip Glass, Pierre Boulez and John Adams, died...
  • New Lawrence Weschler books about conversations with David Hockney and Robert Irwin

    New Lawrence Weschler books about conversations with David Hockney and Robert Irwin
    Here's how Lawrence Weschler sees it: "The world as it is," he writes in his 2004 collection of essays and reportage, "Vermeer in Bosnia," "is overdetermined: the web of all those interrelationships is dense to the point of saturation. . . . If I were...
  • Opera personalities voice their displeasure

    Opera personalities voice their displeasure
    When you get right down to it, the world of opera is a lot like Hollywood. Both professions are filled with big stars with big egos that often clash in colorful ways. And those egos come attached with spin doctors — publicists, agents, personal...
  • Getty Villa opens a rare door with 'Grecian Taste and Roman Spirit: The Society of Dilettanti'

    Getty Villa opens a rare door with 'Grecian Taste and Roman Spirit: The Society of Dilettanti'
    Sir Humphry Wakefield, 72, on the phone from Chillingham Castle in England, was eager to talk about his role as a proud member of the Society of Dilettanti, an exclusive men's club founded in 1734. But first he needed to check on one of the horses,...