| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences announced its Shorty Award finalists Wednesday morning for its sixth-annual social media-themed awards, with big names such as Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks and Sir Ian McKellen making the cut.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Getty Research Institute is absorbing yet another chunk of New York City's experimental-arts patrimony, having recently bought a huge archive of video art, video and audio recordings of live performances, photographs, original posters and other...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Art enthusiasts, dabblers and neophytes: This is your final call. Saturday is the day when many of Southern California's major museums are offering free admission to the general public. No art-school prerequisites are required, though they will...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art will join 20 Southern California arts venues during the ninth annual Museums Free-For-All.
Between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, patrons can enter the Newport Beach location at no charge. Along with free admission to its...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Myths die hard. Especially creation myths. Messing with the symbolic origins of a world isn't something to be undertaken lightly.
Jackson Pollock's mammoth 1943 painting "Mural" — nearly 8 feet high, 20 feet wide and covered edge-to-edge with...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Following an extensive cleaning process that included the removal of a coat of varnish, the Getty Museum will put Jackson Pollock's monumental work "Mural" on display for the public starting in March.
"Mural," which is dated from 1943, is scheduled to...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Beautiful and terrifying, the painting hangs in the foyer of Cheech Marin's oceanside home. It depicts a car crash on the upper deck of an L.A. freeway, an appallingly seductive vision of maimed metal erupting into fauvist-tinted fireballs.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program, a pioneering series of fellowships for professional arts journalists, has come to an end. Director Sasha Anawalt, an associate professor and director of arts journalism programs at USC, confirmed the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Norman Yonemoto, a Los Angeles artist who along with his younger brother, Bruce, created innovative video installations that often explored mass media, Hollywood and other forms of pop culture, has died. He was 67.
Yonemoto died Friday at his home in...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Was there ever a worse stab at naming a movement in Modern art than Abstract Classicism? Talk about self-cancellation.
When the term was concocted in 1959 for a museum show of postwar Los Angeles painting, pure abstraction was just about as "avant" as...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:58 AM
A fatal collision between a motorcyclist and another vehicle in West Los Angeles backed up morning commuter traffic up and down a long stretch of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.
The incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. when authorities got a...