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Unlikely Pairing: The 'Diver' And 'The Clock'

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Untitled from the series Technological Reliquaries, 1966. Wax, paint, polyester resin, nylon microfilament, wire, plaster, plywood, melamine laminate,...

Hollywood's Heavyweights Step Up, Protect Arts, Environment, Education | Posted 09.28.2011 | Impact

It isn't every day that a group of people as high-powered as these 10 Hollywood heavyweights show up for one photo shoot. Chalk it up to the surging s...

Angels From Ammunition: The Art Of Lin Evola

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta


Traveling for Art and Eating Well

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel
Edward Goldman

Would you agree that there is some charming and yummy connection between good art and good food? Many world-class museums are not only trying to impress visitors with great art but also eager to impress their taste buds.

Elvis Mitchell Enlisted To Head LACMA's Film Program | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Elvis Mitchell, the film critic and host of KCRW's "The Treatment," has been named the new head of the film program at the Los Angeles County Museum o...

Deathly Fascinating...

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman


In a Dark Room. Intoxicated.

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the last couple of decades, video art has slowly been shaking off its status as stepchild in the world of art-making. These days, it's resolutely the darling of the international art scene. 2011-06-10-edward.jpg

'Tim Burton' Opens At LACMA

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

This weekend the "Tim Burton" exhibit opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Previously at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the exhibit'...

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...

Pioneering Art: Three Retrospectives At LACMA

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Frank

WILLIAM EGGLESTON, Untitled, from Paramount Pictures, 2000, Ink jet print, 30 x 24 inches, (c)Eggleston Artistic Trust, Memphis, courtesy Cheim & Read...

Museums 2.0: What Happens When Great Art Meets New Media?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Arianna Huffington

Museums deliver what has become increasingly rare in our world: the opportunity to disconnect from our hyper-connected lives, and the possibility of wonder.

LACMA Awaits $100 Million In Donations Before Continuing Construction

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

November 20, 2010 | By Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times Los Angeles County Museum of Art officials halt further construction until more donations are se...

THE SKINNY: LACMA Resnick Gala Avant-Garde After Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: LACMA Resnick Gala Avant-Garde After Party WHO: LACMA's Avant-Garde Members, After Party Co-Chairs and Host Committee, Jessica de Ruiter and Je...

Culture Zohn: The Woman Behind the Picasso

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-21-matpull.jpg Frances Lasker Brody decided early on that she was too tall and not conventionally pretty enough to be a shrinking violet, "so she decided to speak her mind."

LACMA Opening Resnick Pavilion!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Feeling the need for a little more culture in my life, I drove down Wilshire Blvd. yesterday to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to view the exhibition of Thomas Eakins' sporting images.

Culture Zohn: A Walt Disney Film About the Arts Comes to Light

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-22-outside.jpg We are counting on art to pick up the slack in real live human connectivity. It is one of the only experiences left -- along with sex -- that is not actually better online.

ART OUT WEST: Top Gallery Exhibits On The West Coast This Week

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ArtScene and Visual Art Source are the in-print and online resources to fine art galleries and museum in Southern California and the Western United St...

Watts Towers May Get LACMA As A Guardian | Mike Boehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is interested in stepping into the breach as curator and conservator of the Watts Towers starting this summer as ...

How Art Museums Are Striving to Stay Relevant for a New Generation

Sue Bell Yank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sue Bell Yank

The overwhelming consensus is that younger generations of Americans eschew the largely passive role of audience, and demand participation from their art institutions.

Ring Festival Fever

Barry A. Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Barry A. Sanders

A wide array of Ring Festival events that offer something for every taste and interest are taking place around town.

LACMA Loses 23% Of Its Investments In Meltdown Year

Los Angeles Times | Mike Boehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

No arts nonprofit is apt to show a rosy balance sheet for the year of the great economic meltdown, unless by rosy one means red ink. LACMA In the c...

The History of Art, Through the Lens of Los Angeles

Michael Govan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Govan

Los Angeles has also given birth to a distinct moment in art history during the last 40 years. The modern world was invented -- or reinvented -- in LA. Everything gets reinvented in California.

Top Ten Reasons to Love LA

Eli Broad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Eli Broad

With apologies to Randy Newman and David Letterman, I offer the top ten reasons I love LA (and you'll notice there's no mention of Hollywood, Disneyland, the weather or the beaches).

Welcome to HuffPost LA

Willow Bay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Willow Bay

Our goal is to give LA a page of its own, where bloggers can express themselves on the issues that matter to them -- whether they're substantive, sublime, simple or just plain fun.

Obama and the Berlin Wall

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lester Sloan

Susan turned to me and said, "Obama's election was like the fall of the Berlin Wall." Given that she has three history degrees, including a Ph.D., I felt that she spoke with some authority.