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  • The Hammer Museum's striking rise

    The Hammer Museum's striking rise
    In 1998, Ann Philbin, director of the Drawing Center in New York, received a couple of letters from UCLA inviting her to apply for the top position at a fledgling museum near the university's campus. "I threw the letters in the garbage," she says. "I had...
  • Art review: 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention' at the Getty Museum

    Art review: 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention' at the Getty Museum
  • Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola

    Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola
  • Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood

    Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood
  • Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker

    Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker
    Carleen Hutchins, a violin maker who crafted some of the finest instruments of her time, invented new ones and, through science, came as close as anyone ever has to reproducing the venerated sound of the Stradivarius, died Aug. 7 at her home in Wolfeboro,...
  • An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate

    An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate
    Another in a series of occasional articles. TEHRAN -- A man wrapped in a shawl stood at the door. "This is Jesus," said another man. Jesus sat and peeled an orange as his companion, Nader Talebzadeh, began to speak, precisely, so as not to be...
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...
  • Diabetes -- Darwinism in our time?

    The steady dirge of diabetes swells all about us, dark and onerous. The condition is now estimated to affect 7% of California's population, with some putting the figure closer to 10%. With new molecular diagnostics, the numbers get even grimmer, with pre-...
  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • da Vinci Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

    da Vinci Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum
    The Grand Rapids Public Museum is running a new exhibit called " Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion". The exhibit, open through January 3, 2010, bring to west Michigan the largest display of full-size machine replicas constructed according to da...
  • Monster Mash: U.S. returns art looted during World War II; 'Mona Lisa' reveals more secrets

     
    -- Making amends: The U.S. is returning to Germany 11 oil paintings that were taken by American soldiers at the end of World War II. (Agence France-Presse) -- Enigmatic: Researchers using X-ray technology say that Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"......