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  • Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan

    Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan
    Neel Kashkari, a Laguna Beach Republican running for governor in the June 3 primary, expressed support Saturday for a proposal by Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown to strengthen California’s “rainy day fund” and accelerate the state&...
  • MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein

    MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein
    What had been planned by the MAK in Vienna as a major retrospective of Austrian architect Hans Hollein will now also serve as a posthumous tribute. Hollein died last week, less than a month after celebrating his 80th birthday. Curated by Wilfried Kuhn...
  • Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art

    Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
    Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
  • Union Station's complexity grows 75 years down the line

    Union Station's complexity grows 75 years down the line
    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...
  • White House Correspondents Weekend: Stars Are More Scarce, But D.C. Shows Shine

    WASHINGTON -- As D.C. insiders fanned out at more than a dozen parties in advance to this year's White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, the talk has been of who isn't here -- the unending parade of celebrities who usually help produce any number of...
  • Reflections

    As photographers, we're often looking through the lens but never at the lens. Like a lot of things, however, there's often a reward for doing something you don't usually do. Today's photo comes from Brian Hinesley. While at the Getty Center, Hinesley...
  • Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

    Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay
    This story has been updated. Please see below for details. The "Getty Bronze," a 300s BC highlight of Los Angeles' most eminent collection of classical antiquities, depicts a slender young athlete frozen in a moment of triumph. On Thursday, a legal...
  • What the Getty Museum does for art

    I do not mean this to condone the Getty Museum's acquisition practices of looted antiquities, but an important fact is nevertheless overlooked due to the sensational nature of the world's richest museum. ("Sorry, Italy, the 'Getty Bronze' belongs in L.A.,...
  • Sneak Peek: L.A. graffiti and Getty rare books in El Segundo

    Sneak Peek: L.A. graffiti and Getty rare books in El Segundo
    It's not everyday that the work of graffiti artists is shown in the same space as 15th century German painter and engraver Albrecht Dürer. But an unusual show at the El Segundo Museum of Art (a small, nonprofit arts space otherwise known as ESMoA) has put...
  • Getty acquires its first Auguste Rodin sculpture, on display today

    Getty acquires its first Auguste Rodin sculpture, on display today
    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...
  • Mellon, Getty Trust pledge $13 million for Detroit art museum

    Mellon, Getty Trust pledge $13 million for Detroit art museum
    On the heels of a combined $26-million donation from the big three U.S. automakers to help the troubled Detroit Institute of Arts, two charitable organizations said Wednesday they are pledging a total of $13 million toward the museum. The Andrew W....