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  • Why Kenneth Jarecke's gruesome war photo needs to be seen

    Why Kenneth Jarecke's gruesome war photo needs to be seen
    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...
  • Yvonne Rainer to present new dance piece at Getty Center

    Yvonne Rainer to present new dance piece at Getty Center
    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...
  • How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision

    How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision
    Too often the Middle East is reduced to just that: the "Middle East" — a blanket term defining a large swath of territory in Western Asia and North Africa, a news-hour shorthand for territorial conflicts and civil unrest. But "Middle East" does...
  • Fitness Files: Working out at the museum

    Last week, I went on an art outing with my friend Jolie, a former docent from the Orange County Museum of Art. She discussed the Getty Villa exhibits. I listened. I may be a marathon runner, but Jolie walks my legs off. "My docent" is not particularly...
  • For the record

    Minor White review: In the Aug. 2 Calendar section, a review of "Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit" at the J. Paul Getty Museum said that White studied art history with Meyer Schapiro at New York University. White studied with Schapiro at Columbia...
  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile? Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
  • Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

    Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap
    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....
  • Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire

    Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire
    Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the...
  • Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

    Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head
    Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71. Rich, who devoted...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • Giddy at the Getty

    Giddy at the Getty
    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...