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  • Huntington Library returns to its roots with new project

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is returning to its roots, with a 15-acre project that's a far cry from its manicured reputation. The Huntington Ranch will be a laboratory for studying and experimenting with...
  • Monster Mash: Giant Jesus statue rises in Poland; an appreciation of actress Jill Clayburgh

     
    Looming large: A 108-foot-tall statue of Jesus that some claim is the world's largest has been completed in a Polish town. (Associated Press) Passing: An appreciation of stage and screen actress Jill Clayburgh, who died Friday at the age of......
  • Times Past: We're sensing a pattern here

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: West magazine, April 9, 1972 In fashion, as Heidi Klum reminded us weekly, you're either in or you're out. One day you have a full-page ad in a magazine; another day you get buried......
  • Rosalind Creasy's new 'Edible Landscaping'

     
    After Rosalind Creasy tore out her front lawn and planted a vegetable garden, real estate agents stopped by to offer their services. With such great curb appeal, they said, the home would be an easy sell. That was in 1984,......
  • Times Past: Before the power door lock, there was ...

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: Home magazine, Aug. 28, 1977 A cheap piece of wire or "a beautifully fashioned aluminum rod"? Maybe the description of the No-Stretch Car Door Opener — to save you from that brutal task of......
  • $100 million-plus for Huntington will be largest cash gift in institution's history

     
    The suspense is over. Now that the late Frances Brody’s other heirs have received their shares of her fortune, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has a much clearer idea of its own windfall from the L.A. art......
  • Monster Mash: Huntington Library to receive $100-million-plus gift; more 'Spider-Man' safety issues

     
    Windfall: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino is expected to receive a gift exceeding $100 million from the estate of the late Frances Brody. (Los Angeles Times) Safety first: State inspectors were scheduled to...
  • Old becomes new again with this urban gardening project

     
    Today's enthusiasm for urban agriculture — or, to put it more romantically, kitchen gardens — would seem more than familiar to millions of Americans who lived during the world wars. "We're just going back and claiming our heritage," Rose Hayden-Smith,...
  • Artist's Notebook -- Huntington Gardens

     
    The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann Marion Eisenmann and I were going over some of her recent work and this caught my eye: A page of value studies she did earlier...
  • Gardening as therapy: Event at the Huntington on Friday and Saturday looks at horticultural healing

     
    Community volunteer Linda Preuss and master gardener Nancy Cipes believe in the healing value of gardening. When seeds, soil, sun and water combine to grow food, the results are powerful, especially for women and children who tend to two vegetable gardens...
  • Artist’s Notebook – Brookside Golf Course

     
    Oct. 2, 2009, Brookside Golf Course, Marion Eisenmann This week, Marion visited a place in Pasadena. She writes: It is a section of the golf course, viewed from the north side of the Rose Bowl. I walked inside, and sat down in the shade of a tree...