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Local Businesses Inevitably Hurt By 405 Closure

Posted 08.09.2011 | Los Angeles

While the planned closure of a large swathe of the 405 over the weekend of July 15 through 17 should save weekday commuters from a potential traffic n...

Los Angeles Weekend Agenda: Smart Art, Quirky Pop, Green Living

| Katie Bain | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend is full of cultural activities that will educate and inspire -- from famous local artists to introspective events on Cuba, green living a...

Starving at the Unfriendly Getty Center

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

If the Getty lies about the times its cafe stays open, do they lie about the importance of the art and artists they exhibit as well?

PHOTOS: How To Bring Paris Springtime To LA

2011-02-22-marpoplogoweb1.jpg | Mar Yvette | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of Marpop. By Mar Yvette Ah, springtime in Paris. Flowers in bloom. A romantic river… and loads of tourists. On secon...

PHOTOS: Shubin+Donaldson's Underground 'Painter Residence'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Culver City based architecture firm, Shubin + Donaldson has begun the “Linda Flora Residence” commissioned by technology pioneer and entrepreneur ...

Getty Museum To Return Painting Looted By Nazis

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- The J. Paul Getty Museum says it will return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazi...

Controversial War Photography

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Felice Beato WHAT: A Photographer on the Eastern Road WHERE: The J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, ...

Getty Museum's Aphrodite Returned To Italy

latimes.com | Jason Felch, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iconic statue of Aphrodite was quietly escorted back to Sicily by Italian police last week, ending a decades-long dispute o...

PHOTOS: Most Beautiful Museum Gardens Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Museums are meant to be visual feasts; they are guilt-free, indulgent, Thanksgiving-sized banquets of painting, sculpture, video, music, photography, ...

Highlights This Week: Medieval Manuscripts to MAD Magazine

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The first week of 2011 is over and this week we've seen a lot of fascinating stories. We've covered everything from ancient to contemporary, classical...

A Getty Curator Discusses Manuscripts, France, And The Middle Ages: Imagining The Past

Elizabeth Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Elizabeth Morrison

Manuscripts often contain written accounts and visual representations of history, but sometimes the history of a manuscript -- who commissioned it, ho...

Bloody Mamas: How the Chasen Murder Chastened an Art Lover

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Monday, November 15, 2010, was a grisly night for women in Los Angeles. Both in art and in life, the blood of women flowed, unnaturally, and to no goo...

24 Hours in West L.A.

Katherine Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Katherine Nichols

Shutters on the Beach held an allure for me long before I ever visited. The power lunch, see-and-be-seen casual elegance planted right there on legen...

Art World Begins Countdown To Massive 'Pacific Standard Time' Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Thursday, November 4, 2010, Los Angeles artists, patrons of the arts, and civic and cultural leaders came together at the Soho House in West Hollyw...

LOS ANGELES EXHIBITS: PLAN ForYourArt Aug 26-Sept 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

They Hated Him, But He Hated Them Back

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

His sprawling exhibition at the Getty Center is a thoughtful, well-researched attempt to resurrect Jean-Léon Gérôme's artistic reputation after almost a century of neglect.

Culture Clicks: Weekly Art News Roundup

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Emily Waldorf

Painting, Still Lively in the 21st Century (NY Times) Kiki Smith: Works in Glass (NY Times) J.M.W. Turner's Last Rome Painting to Be Sold (NY Tim...

Plan ForYourArt May 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

What dramatic role does art play in fiction, and in the understanding of a place? In this Getty Perspectives lecture, presented in collaboration with Zocalo, Geoff Dyer discusses his work, art and fiction.

Getty Museum, Sicilian Officials Launch Art Collaboration

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the Sicilian cultural ministry will collaborate to conserve art objects, stage exhibit...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Curator Allegra Pesenti Takes Us Behind the Scenes at the Hammer Museum

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Patricia Zohn

2010-01-27-ZohnPull.jpg What does it take to make a world famous artist go out on a limb?

J. Paul Getty Museum Director Resigning In LA

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The director who presided over the J. Paul Getty Museum during some of its most tumultuous and exciting times said Thursday he is ...

Getty Adviser Concerned Statue Was Looted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — An adviser to billionaire J. Paul Getty had concerns about whether an ancient bronze statue destined for Getty's world-famous muse...

Wildfire Near Los Angeles' Getty Museum Contained

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — A wildfire burned 100 acres of brush and grass near the world-famous Getty art museum before it was doused early Thursday without ...