| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:32 PM
The early birds will get the freebies when Muzeo in Anaheim opens its next show, a touring exhibition of 130 works by Mexican artists and Americans who worked in Mexico. "Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art from......
| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Food bloggers, listen up. Before cyberspace became a glut of cupcake close-ups and high-res meditations on bacon, our photographic forefathers broke ground by daring to shoot food with behemoth camera equipment. Pay homage to history with the exhibit...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Except for specialized work like photographs or prints, art fairs seem to do best when at least one of two factors is present: The host city has a modest or meager gallery life, or the display venue is unusual. In......
| Apr 22, 2010
With just about a gazillion pictures of food on blogs and websites, accessible at the touch of a BlackBerry button, it might seem a little ho-hum to stage a museum show of food photography.
But an exhibition at the Getty Museum called "In Focus: Tasteful...
| Jan 31, 2010
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...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:45 AM
"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,...
| Sep 18, 2011
A few of the 60-plus shows have already opened, but "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" officially gets launched Oct. 1 and 2 with a trio of major surveys opening at the Getty, MOCA and LACMA. Here's an annotated list of some of the more...
| May 25, 2009
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,...
| Sep 24, 2008
Here is an eclectic list of places where Travel section staffers like to take out-of-town visitors for a slice of SoCal life. The Bunny Museum, anyone?
HIDDEN TREASURES IN LOW-KEY DEL REY
Del Rey, an off-the-radar West Side enclave sandwiched between...
| Jun 18, 2008
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...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 3:11 PM
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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.