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  • Explore stunning Big Sur

    Explore stunning Big Sur
    "It is here at Big Sur that I first learned how to say Amen!" — Henry Miller Moody fog rolls over the mountains to kiss the ocean on California's Big Sur coast. The feeling of enormity hits you in waves as you drive along California Highway 1,...
  • Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale

    Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale
    One of the more hidebound notions about American art is that modern art photography was strictly an East Coast phenomenon, and that Los Angeles represented a cultural backwater. Last fall's publication of “Artful Lives,” Beth Gates Warren's...
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash
    When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
  • 'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

    'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
  • Charis Wilson dies at 95; model, muse and last wife of photographer Edward Weston

    Charis Wilson dies at 95; model, muse and last wife of photographer Edward Weston
    Charis Wilson, the muse, model and last wife of art photographer Edward Weston and the author of several books including "California and the West," which the two co-wrote, has died. She was 95. Wilson, who had been suffering from various age-related...
  • LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement

    LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement
    No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent. But...
  • Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

    Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95
    Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
  • Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown

    Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown
    Benjamen Chinn, one of the few Chinese American photographers to live and artfully document street scenes in San Francisco's Chinatown, has died. He was 87. Chinn died April 25 at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, according to Newton Don,...
  • L.A. exhibitions focus on Paul Outerbridge

    L.A. exhibitions focus on Paul Outerbridge
    Paul Outerbridge, one of the great pioneers of color photography, spent the last 15 years of his life in creative decline, moving from the East Coast to Laguna Beach where he opened a small portrait studio and helped his wife manage her fashion business....
  • Dysfunction visits young lovers in 'Between Love & Goodbye'

    Dysfunction visits young lovers in 'Between Love & Goodbye'
    For Kyle (Simon Miller) and Marcel (Justin Tensen), it's love at first sight and soon they're sharing a New York apartment. They're serious enough about each other that Marcel, a Frenchman, marries their lesbian friend so he can stay in the U.S. But then...
  • Answers to Chris Reynolds' 'Where am I?" quiz

    Answers to Chris Reynolds' 'Where am I?" quiz
    Tell view the answer, move your cursor over the image (works best with Internet Explorer). 1. Now there's a cool sign for a jewelry store, don't you think? Except that this joint's proprietors have been in another game for decades. ------------------...