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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...

Empty and Disgusting? Doubly Wrong

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In one of her oversized paintings, she zeroes in on a woman's mouth, her long tongue sticking out in grotesque fashion. What happened to this woman? Is she drowning? Or throwing up? What are all of these silver bubbles floating in the air?

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.

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...

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...

An Afternoon of Following 'Art Everywhere'

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Sometimes you need to look up -- at a billboard -- to be inspired. Or, even a bus shelter. I did. And I was inspired. However, I must admit, it was the historic American artwork on the billboards and bus shelter that stirred my enthusiasm.

Building Plans for Los Angeles County Museum of Art Don't Live Up to Near $1 Billion Pricetag

Joseph Giovannini | Posted 10.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Joseph Giovannini

Suddenly Angelenos are being asked to buy the Brooklyn Bridge. The monumental bill of goods now up for sale is the take-it-or-leave-it design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, priced somewhere between $650M and $1 billion.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly At The LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala

Posted 11.03.2013 | Style

This Saturday, the biggest stars in Hollywood gathered at the annual LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Art + Film Gala to honor film director M...

It's the Eye...

Peter Clothier | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

I'd be tempted to call him a magician, if he weren't such a consummate craftsman and technician in the science of light: his effects seem magical, mind-bending, ethereal.

The New LACMA: I'm a Believer!

John Lopez | Posted 08.06.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

If you've ever wondered why LACMA's east campus looks like a Lincoln Center-wannabe emerging from an '80s porn star's pink-tiled shower stall, this exhibition will tell you exactly why. But the showstopper, which entranced me for a solid three hours yesterday, is Zumthor's proposed redesign.

Anything Could Happen: Ellie Goulding Lights Up LACMA

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

As with most things in our current age, it began with a tweet: "If you're in LA and on your lunch break near LACMA I definitely won't be there doing some songs around 2pm..." hinted the cheeky songstress.

LACMA's Ken Price Retrospective: Fecundity of Mounds and Eggs

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

The Ken Price sculpture retrospective that recently opened at LACMA is one of those moments where the sheer originality of creativity is obvious and working on us.

Ray's and Stark Bar: The Modern Art of Dining

Scott Bridges | Posted 10.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

In terms of setting, there are not many restaurants that can compete with Ray's and Stark Bar. Residing in the center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Ray's and Stark Bar is fine dining amidst fine art, but with a casual vibe.

First U.S. Stanley Kubrick Retrospective Will Debut In November

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

In November, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will co-present a retrospective of the work of Sta...

My Very Personal Look At 'Levitated Mass'

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

On that Saturday morning we dozen or so strangers gathered as if by magic to approch the Rock. We looked at one another and the Rock with a sort of kinship. A communal event quietly took place.

Looking for a Place to Show Your Work? Try a Museum Sales and Rental Gallery

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists generally try to put their work where art collectors go, which is why getting into a commercial gallery tends to be so important to many of th...

Tokyo's Underbelly Hits LACMA

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.31.2012 | Arts

Daido Moriyama has become one of the foremost contemporary photographers, known for the uncanny ability to turn ordinary objects into vessels of desir...

Ellsworth Kelly's LA Moment

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Ellsworth Kelly is having an LA moment. First his collection was used to inaugurate Matthew Marks' Los Angeles gallery opening and now his prints are...

PHOTOS: A Monk Inspired The Newest Rodarte Gowns

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.18.2011 | Los Angeles

There are certain features in fashion that women (and men) throughout centuries have adored: sik, sequins, gold and feathers, to name a few. It's no s...

A New Star: Plans For A Major LA Movie Museum

latimes.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles has museums dedicated to art, science, automobiles and even the Grammy Awards. But the city known as the epicenter of the move industry ha...

WATCH: Jason Schwartzman Hallucinates John Baldessari's Head In Short Film

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Art anxiety plagues many a thoughtful person. It is the fear that asks over and over again: what if I just don't get it? Who better to address this af...

Entire Eames Living Room Comes To LACMA

Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

There is a good chance Pacific Standard Time (PST), a Los Angeles-wide exhibition initiative tackling every major art movement from 1945-1980, will ti...

To Give and Give Not

Daniel Grant | Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Breaking a promise -- or changing one's mind, whatever you want to call it -- to donate money or objects to a museum (or any other nonprofit institution) is rare, but it does happen, sometimes in spectacular fashion.

When Appreciating Works of Art, Being There Is Always Best

John Seed | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Most of my ideas of what contemporary art looks like are based on seeing photos in magazines and jpeg images on the net. Unless you live in a major city, and are devoted to visiting museums and galleries, you likely have the same problem.