| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 AM
One of my favorite Los Angeles independent presses is BüK — an imprint built around the elegant idea of the pamphlet. Beginning in 2005, BüK co-founders Lisa Lyons (a former Lannan Foundation and Getty Trust curator) and Gary Kornblau (former...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
I love the variety of processes involved in this month's photos. From iPhone portraits, like Steve Saldivar's image of Henry Nakamura at Evergreen Cemetery in East L.A., to Toby Hancock's deceptively simple photograph of the Original Tommy's World...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:11 PM
John Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For the last several weeks, the best way to try to understand Beverly Boulevard has been to head for a different boulevard — Wilshire — and the western end of the Miracle Mile.
On view there, at the Architecture and Design Museum, is one...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:09 AM
CicLAvia is back Sunday, and that means a portion of Wilshire Boulevard will be off limits to cars.
The 6.3-mile stretch of Wilshire will be closed to cars between Grand and Fairfax avenues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the longest a street has been closed for...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:36 PM
William Wilson, who wrote art criticism for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades, died Saturday after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years. He was 78.
Wilson, who was diagnosed with the disease four years ago, passed away...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A valuable 15th century Flemish manuscript acquired by the J.Paul Getty Museum late last year has been placed under an export embargo by British authorities, who hope to keep the object in the United Kingdom.
Britain's cultural minister Ed Vaizey has...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:11 PM
More than five years after a financial crisis ravaged the U.S. economy, the Baltimore Museum of Art has finally run out of options.
Museum administrators announced Monday that after exhausting other cost-cutting measures, they have laid off 14 employees,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
It's one of the ironies of the art world that major cultural institutions like the Baltimore Museum of Art are home to priceless collections of paintings, sculpture and other works by the world's greatest masters, yet they often struggle to come up with...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
What he does:
Tyler Diehl oversees the design, planting and maintenance of 22 acres of lush gardens in Monkton. The Ladew property, which is 250 acres in total, includes a nature walk and 15 “garden rooms,” each with its own theme.