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In L.A.: Exhibitions Not to be Missed

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The Hammer Museum just made an announcement about the winner of the $100,000 Mohn Award for the Museum biennial "Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, on...

Mighty Land Artist Michael Heizer Reveals a Softer Side: Heizer prints on exhibit at MCQ Fine Art, Las Vegas

Dawn-Michelle Baude | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Dawn-Michelle Baude

Stop sneering at Nevada: we've got Michael Heizer. For almost five decades, the internationally renowned Land Artist has etched, dug, plowed and excavated the state.

Will The LA Art Market Overtake NY?

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Within the past 5-10 years, all eyes have been on Los Angeles as the new hot-spot for exciting growth in the art market. The location has quickly bec...

Patti Smith Rocks the Getty Honoring Robert Mapplethorpe

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

Patti Smith gently rocked the Getty Center Saturday, April 30, performing two acoustic shows in honor of her "life-long friend" Robert Mapplethorpe, whose poignant artworks and photographs are on exhibit there and at LACMA through July 31.

A Minimal Review of Agnes Martin | LACMA

John Seed | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Too spare for me. Agnes Martin | LACMA...

Cooking Art History: Biting the Big Apple

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.03.2016 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

As a product of the 70s and 80s, I'm thrilled to have been asked to develop ArtBites classes around both exhibits even though food isn't exactly a topic featured in Mapplethorpe's work. At least not literally.

A Week of Adventures in Art, Fashion, and Music

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

What a week it was, and what a week it is, with art, dance, theater, fashion --all that here in LA and across the Atlantic in Moscow and Florence. And yes, I've seen it all, and hope that you will enjoy some of these adventures as well.

Art, Diversity and the Human Race

Christine Buckley | Posted 04.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Christine Buckley

When it comes to Donald Trump, emotions run extreme on both ends of the political spectrum. For many, his very name has come to evoke a fundamental pain that cuts like a personal affront. His comments have shown a disrespect and lack of tolerance for diversity in gender, race and religion.

Robert Mapplethorpe Is Alive and Well (Photos)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

35-years later, Robert Sherman stands in front of the portrait Mapplethorpe took of him. Photo by EMS. LACMA Director Michael Govan, Robert Mappleth...

Robert Mapplethorpe, My Old Boss, Did Take a Dog Picture or Two And Some of Them Now Appear In A New Book

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts
Suzanne Donaldson

Thankfully I am able to expand on the notion of Robert and dogs from a previous Mrs. Sizzle post to announce a new book out entitled, "Robert Mappleth...

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Takes the Museum-Quality Exhibition to the Next Level

MutualArt | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

While Iwan Wirth describes the heart of the Hauser & Wirth enterprise as "a family business," it's no denying the gallery has considerable resources at its disposal.

Mapplethorpe On Our Minds

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Self-Portrait, 1988, Robert Mapplethorpe Image courtesy of The Getty A documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe, one of the twentieth century's most contro...

Game Changers

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.15.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The good ol' days of the manageable LA art scene, when one could see all gallery and museum exhibitions in one weekend... These days are gone. Now, if one wants to keep abreast of what's happening in the hundreds of galleries and dozens of museums around this town, it would constitute a full-time job.

Church, Museum, Art, and Spirit

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Driving through our City of Angels, I'm often tempted to stop and check out impressive-looking churches. Upon entrance, some of them turn out to be rather disappointing. Others surprise with their architecture and stained glass windows, and occasionally with their artwork.

Kurt Cobain to John Baldessari: Exhibitions to Check Out in L.A. This February

Susan Michals | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts
Susan Michals

Photographer Geoff Moore's first solo photo show debuts on February 11th at KM Arts on La Cienega, with never before seen images of personal items he shot for the estate of the Nirvana front man.

Painful as Hell and Irresistible Still

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In this exhibition, Kota Ezawa shows an animated film as well as a series of light boxes, each of them displaying a deliberately stylized recreation of the stolen work. A quarter of a century later, the mystery of what happened to the works remains unsolved.

Get Your Art Party Hop on... a Busy Saturday for Art in LA!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

This Saturday, January 9, proves to be busy start for 2016 for the Los Angeles Art World. Some stand out exhibitions take place downtown, Santa Monica, Hollywood and in Culver City.

The Best Art to See in L.A. This January

Susan Michals | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Susan Michals

January not only brings an onslaught of award shows to Los Angeles, but a number of phenomenal art events, ranging from exhibits in tiny spaces, to epic art shows in places like Barker Hangar. Here's your go-to hit list for the month.

15 Best Artist Retrospectives of 2015

MutualArt | Posted 12.26.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

In the art world, it seems 2015 was the year of the underdog. In and among the blockbusters and biennials, there were a great number of retrospectives devoted to artists who have long been under-rated, under-valued, and under-recognized for their achievements.

Kim Kardashian Steps Out In See-Through Lace Jumpsuit

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian has never let her pregnancy get in the way of fashion. The reality TV star turned heads at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s fi...

Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada at the Los Angeles County Museum LACMA (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.18.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the first monographic exhibition dedicated to California-based artist Noah ...

Gehry's Magic at LACMA / Barney's Fantasy at MOCA

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In its tribute to Frank Gehry, one of the most celebrated and innovative architects of our time, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has accomplished the near impossible. The exhibition conveys the magic of Gehry's architecture

An Art Museum In Los Angeles Is Killing The Snapchat Game

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2016 | Arts

Once upon a time, Snapchat was the app of choice for nudie shots and music festivals. No longer! Thanks to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's cur...

The 'Rain Room' Is Coming To Los Angeles, Not To Be Confused With Actual Rain

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.13.2015 | Arts

As if to taunt the Southern California wasteland and its lack of natural precipitation, the wildly popular "Rain Room" is coming to the Los Angeles Co...

Los Angeles: A Funny Kind of Love

Natacha Hildebrand | Posted 06.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Natacha Hildebrand

As a native Angelino, I know it is also a city that is so much more than those stereotypes. It just took me 28 years to realize it.