| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule.
It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city:
Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Getty Villa in Malibu is a favorite spot for many, including Chris Hutchinson and his family, who visit a couple of times a year.
During a January outing to the museum, Hutchinson's then 18-month-old daughter Leighton situated herself in the middle...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
When I was a student, one of my photography professors challenged our class to carry a camera everywhere for a week. This was long before our tiny mobile devices could take quality photographs, and so I rolled my eyes at the thought of lugging around my...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:00 PM
How do you archive a performance? Can you put human speech and action under glass and frame it? Stow art that unfolds in three dimensions within acid-free archival boxes, to be filed away in a cool, dark vault?
The conundrum of how best to preserve...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The decision to drain most water features at Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades this summer may not be going over well with some visitors, but the organization says thousands of gallons a day have been saved as a result....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Artist-selected Internet videos, the debut performance of Allora & Calzadilla in L.A., video from artist and director Steve McQueen and artist books and cookies! It's a delicious week in L.A., with lots to do:
Steve McQueen, "Drumroll," at MOCA...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:08 AM
When the weather heats up, sometimes there's nothing better than a simple salad for dinner.
Here's a recipe for the honey chipotle shrimp salad from the restaurant at the Getty Center to try for dinner tonight. A simple salad of baby greens, red onion,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Harsh, dry conditions continue to drive more of California into the highest possible category of drought, the National Weather Service announced Thursday.
Nearly 80% of the state was under "extreme" drought conditions in June, according to the latest U....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In late 1948, before the bulldozers came, 19-year-old photography student Don Normark stumbled upon a tranquil enclave of poor Mexican Americans in the hills above downtown Los Angeles.
Its residents eyed him curiously at first, this skinny man with a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:34 AM
There's a first time for everything, even for wealthy art institutions.
The Getty Museum has added its first sculpture by Auguste Rodin to its permanent collection, officials announced on Tuesday. Rodin's "Christ and Mary Magdalene" is scheduled to go...