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PLAN ForYourArt: May 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Getting Upper charges twenty-six designers with re-imagining a letter from the alphabet, using the illegibility and deconstructive nature of graffiti as their starting point.

Plan ForYourArt: May 6-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The LA Opera is presenting a city-wide musical "thank you" to Los Angeles in celebration of the quarter-century since the LA Opera's first season.

Weekend To-Do List: Grilled Cheese & A Party At The Standard

Posted 06.21.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend's highlights include a Grilled Cheese Invitational that invites Angelenos to enjoy over forty versions of the classic lunch dish made by ...

PHOTOS: LACMA Lets Members Vote On Permanent Collection

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Like Dancing with the Stars for the art world, it had popular appeal, artistic merit, drama, and plenty of intrigue -- it was LACMA's Collectors Commi...

Brutal and Delicate: Artists Throw Punches

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Though undeniably one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, David Smith is not as widely known to the general public as his art deserves. This large retrospective exhibition of his work will hopefully remedy this imbalance.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA presents the artist-run radio project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) as the spring 2011 collective for the ongoing Engagement Party series of events.

LA Museum Attendance Lags Behind San Francisco And Chicago

Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Art Newspaper released their annual tally (PDF) of top 100 museums worldwide based on 2010 attendance numbers, and the results are disappointing w...

Dang Show Nods at Rumi's Message: Lose Yourself in Sweet Madness

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Angella Nazarian

Los Angeles seems to have welcomed goodwill ambassadors from Iran -- in the form of an alternative-classical Persian-jazz band by the name of Dang Show.

PHOTOS: Celebrating 'Bill Cunningham New York' At LACMA

2011-03-24-Screenshot20110324at2.55.00PM.jpeg | Deidre Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of DeidreCrawford.com By Deidre Crawford After opening to enthusiastic reviews in New York last week, “Bill Cunningham New York...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

LACMA presents a screening of More, written and directed by Barbet Schroeder.

WATCH: Photographs Of Elizabeth Taylor's 1976 Visit To Iran At LACMA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

1976 saw the one and only time Elizabeth Taylor would visit Iran. An exotic and educational excursion for Taylor, her travel partner was Firooz Zahed...

Black Tulip Screens at LACMA

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Black Tulip follows the story of a middle-class family in Kabul who open a restaurant with an open microphone after the Taliban were temporarily ousted from Afghanistan in 2001.

What's Up for March From Kids Off the Couch

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Observation is the core of the scientific process, and we have a great way to start good science habits in your kids. Each March, Kidspace Museum in Pasadena hosts Caterpillar Adoption Days.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their third and final Engagement Party, the League of Imaginary Scientists present the Zephyr Experiment, inviting museum visitors to join in a hands-on experience of invention and experimental wonder.

Ray Stark's Exciting Restaurant Opens at LACMA

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Ray Stark would love the food at the new Renzo Piano-designed Ray's Restaurant & Stark Bar. The Mediterranean-inspired menu is a very exciting mix of the traditional and yes, the unusual.

A First Look: Ray's And Stark Bar At LACMA (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is getting ready to welcome the public to Ray's Restaurant And Stark Bar (or Ray's And Stark). Gifted by ...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 24-March 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Ed Ruscha's Psycho Spaghetti Westerns features wide horizontal paintings, in which landscape becomes a surreal mental construct.

Welcome to a Big, Small, Strange World of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not often that one can find art-related news on the front page of American newspapers. BUt Robert Mapplethorpe's name is once again front-page news -- and this time, it's good news.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer museum is presenting the first American museum survey of artist Richard Hawkins.

What's Up for February From Kids Off the Couch

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

If you haven't already fallen in love with the magical arbors of the Descanso Gardens, this is the best possible time to be introduced.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

Haiku Reviews: From Classical Bach To Contemporary Mexican Murals | Los Angeles, Dresden, Long Beach

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature in which invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradi...

PLAN ForYourArt: January 27-February 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles.

Add Your Photos: Celebrate 'Urban Light' At LACMA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Without a recognizable urban skyline (yet), most people associate visual cues like palm trees and the Hollywood sign with Los Angeles. The LA Times re...

William Eggleston: Prince of Melancholy

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Absolutely nothing happens in the world captured in the photos by William Eggleston. But if you take a deep breath, his photos will start to sing to you their irresistible songs.