| Jan 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Ada Louise Huxtable, the architecture critic who in two decades of writing for the New York Times became a powerful force in shaping New York City and was better known than many of the architects she was covering and certainly more feared, has died. She...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:57 PM
He labels himself as "Venetophile," or someone obsessed with everything dealing with Venice.
No, not the city in California, but the water-locked city in Italy.
When Tim Reinard, owner of Sunset Gondola in Huntington Beach, was 11 years old, he...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A terracotta head depicting the Greek god Hades that the J. Paul Getty Museum acquired in 1985 is being voluntarily sent back to Sicily, the museum has announced.
Getty officials said that the museum has worked with officials from Sicily during the last...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
Russia's ban on art loans to American museums has lasted more than two years now -- a strange and disruptive boomerang effect of a rancorous legal battle between the Russian government and the Chassidic...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Burbank Arts For All recently awarded thousands of dollars worth of grants to local schools, but with more than 30 applicants, demand far outstripped available money.
In all, 31 Burbank schools sent in grant applications totaling $85,565, but in the...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Everything Loose Will Land" has landed. And its timing could hardly be better.
The exhibition at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, curated by UCLA architectural historian and critic Sylvia Lavin, is a wry study of the ways Los Angeles artists and...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For nearly a century starting in the 1880s, photographers went from sluice to street corner to suburban pool to record one utility's efforts to electrify Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
The result of their labors: the 70,000-image Southern California...
| May 18, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Surprisingly, little has changed at the Eames House since 1949, when Charles and Ray Eames designed their Pacific Palisades home and studio as a model of affordable modern living. Most of the objects they lived with remain in place at the two-part,...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Beer auction at Bruery: Orange County’s Bruery will be hosting a silent auction of rare beers on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at the Bruery’s Tasting Room in Placentia. The event, benefiting Share our Strength Taste of the Nation Los Angeles,...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The preservation group Pasadena Heritage takes a turn toward the Modern when it hosts a May 19 tour of six homes built after 1940.
Stops will include homes by Lloyd Wright, Harold Zook, Ted Tyler and Lawrence Test, plus two houses by the iconic...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Stepping up the effort to strengthen its European art collection, the Getty Museum has acquired two major Old Masters paintings: an exuberant early self-portrait of Rembrandt from around 1628, and a classic scene of the Grand Canal in Venice by...