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Donald Trump Is Not Emperor Material

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Nancy K. Humphreys

A few years ago I saw an exhibit at the San Francisco art museum featuring sculptures of two ancient Olmec princes who were twin brothers. Looking at one of the giant stone heads, my companion said, "Doesn't he kind of look like Donald Trump?"

The Chocolate Food of the Gods

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In her new book, Carol Off, a Canadian journalist, successfully unwraps the dark history of chocolate.

Prayers: Cholo Goth Is 'Ready to Bleed' and to Rock

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth. Makes total sense. The cultural iconography dovetails seamlessly -- skulls, lace, candles, saints and crucifixes. The music draws on heartbreak, alienation, angst, making it perfect for dystopian youth of all races.

Three Exhibitions Hardly Acknowledging Each Other

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is something strangely mechanical in the way the gigantic Resnick Pavilion has been sliced into three long, narrow sections.

Tolerant Squares

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

Phase two of three in the remake of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art campus evinced talk of squares from among the museum principals who have moved and shook the western end of the Miracle Mile.