| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Shakespeare's "The Tempest" blows into South Coast Rep, it's Greeks vs. "Persians" at the Getty Villa, and a Louisa May Alcott classic gets a makeover in "Women" at Theatre Asylum.
Giddy Up, Lil’ Sunday! All-new sketch comedy show. The Groundlings...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The Getty Conservation Institute has announced that it is partnering with the Salk Institute in La Jolla to preserve a pillar of mid-20th century Modern architecture.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies was completed in 1965, the collaboration...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Filling vacancies in two of the Getty Museum's most important jobs, museum director Timothy Potts has picked Jeffrey Spier, an American scholar with whom he's had a long professional connection, as its new senior curator of antiquities — the top...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Ancient cave murals in India getting some needed cleanings, the architecture of America in a time of strife, a video game inspired by Gaza, dating advice from Ovid and L.A., L.A., L.A. — it seems everyone wants a piece of us. This, along with a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Too often the Middle East is reduced to just that: the "Middle East" — a blanket term defining a large swath of territory in Western Asia and North Africa, a news-hour shorthand for territorial conflicts and civil unrest. But "Middle East" does...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The renowned choreographer Yvonne Rainer will present a new dance work at the Getty Center in Los Angeles this fall in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition "Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films" organized by the Getty Research Institute.
"The Concept of...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:29 PM
The photo shows a man, his skin blackened, his teeth set in a grimace, a barely human figure who was carbonized trying to escape his deathtrap of a burning truck. The man is Iraqi. The setting is the Highway of Death, the strip of road that led north...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Last week, I went on an art outing with my friend Jolie, a former docent from the Orange County Museum of Art.
She discussed the Getty Villa exhibits. I listened.
I may be a marathon runner, but Jolie walks my legs off. "My docent" is not particularly...
| Aug 9, 2014
Minor White review: In the Aug. 2 Calendar section, a review of "Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit" at the J. Paul Getty Museum said that White studied art history with Meyer Schapiro at New York University. White studied with Schapiro at Columbia...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71.
Rich, who devoted...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile?
Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...