| 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 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 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 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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The day after our first date, I received a letter grade. "A+," she texted.
We had gone from the Internet to real life in two days, and one 10-hour first date had me hooked. I actually had been hooked hours before when nearing 2 a.m. she was in the midst...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Those who attended Wednesday night's Diner en Blanc, a global pop-up picnic, were bussed to a secret location for a plein-air dinner on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. But until the moment buses arrived at the destination, diners were kept in the dark about...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The public radio series "Selected Shorts" will be at the J. Paul Getty Museum this weekend for live food-themed performances by celebrity readers.
Robert Sean Leonard will host the "Drama at Dinner" series and lead a cast that includes Jane Kaczmarek,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Artwork from Disney’s digital game “Fantasia: Music Evolved” has been chosen as one of the official selections of the 2014 Into the Pixel collection.
The prestigious exhibit, now in its 11th year, honors those who create the artistry...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The remarkable vintage photographs of Union Station's opening in 1939 show the streets and sidewalks around the new building packed with a huge and expectant crowd. Those of the interior reveal a vast, high-ceilinged waiting room, with impeccably...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Now that the Barnes Foundation has been in its conventional, museum-like new building in downtown Philadelphia for more than a year, one local critic is having second thoughts about the place.
Philadelphia Inquirer art critic Edward Sozanski recently...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
My first Dodgers game was uncomfortable.
My college-newspaper colleagues and I were packed so tightly into our bleacher seats that a woman I had just met was basically sitting in my lap.
My second Dodgers game was infuriating.
A few of my buddies...