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  • Getty gets NEH grant to organize huge contemporary art archive

     
    The Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
  • What Patti Smith and Neil Young won't be doing at BEA

     
    An encore of the stunning 1996 performance by Neil Young and Patti Smith is probably too much to hope for from their upcoming discussion together at BEA....
  • IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One

     
    Menswear styles come and go, but the iconic Schott Perfecto lives to tell...
  • Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses

    Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses
    Gregorio Luke knows that he can't beat Hollywood. So, in a sense, he's going to join it. During his years as director of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, the Mexican-born cultural impresario was forever trying to bring high culture to...
  • Zen in their bedside manner

    NEW YORK -- It was 8 a.m., and the subject was death. A 55-year-old man was wasting away from lung cancer and cirrhosis. His weight was plummeting and his brain was swelling. But he was in denial, refusing to discuss hospice care or consider a "do not...
  • Review: 'Robert Mapplethorpe: Black, White and Silver' at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

    Review: 'Robert Mapplethorpe: Black, White and Silver' at Marc Selwyn Fine Art
  • New in paperback: Wit, elegance and war

    Barbara Smit: "Sneaker Wars" (Harper Perennial) Two great sneaker companies, Adidas and Puma, were created by two brothers who began as partners and later turned into fierce rivals. Who knew? Smit limns out the story of Adi and Rudi Dassler, who...
  • Patti Smith's memoir of a rock-poet

    Patti Smith's memoir of a rock-poet
    Nostalgia is never more suspect than when the person romantically harking back is too young to have experienced the era firsthand. But reading Patti Smith's memoir "Just Kids," a tender recollection of her coming of age as a singer-songwriter alongside...
  • In The Arts

    D.E. Knobbe at Latitude 33 Author D.E. Knobbe will host a creative writing workshop and sign copies of her new book, "Runaway Storm," at 4 p.m. today at Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Ave. in Laguna Beach. The teenage adventure tells the story of 15-...
  • Critic's Notebook: Patti Smith shines between art's boundaries

    Critic's Notebook: Patti Smith shines between art's boundaries
    "Just Kids," which won the National Book Award for nonfiction Wednesday night, is a reminder that Patti Smith has always had more than making records on her mind. Such a sensibility has defined her work since her debut album "Horses" came out in 1975,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 7, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 35 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...