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Exhibitions that Engage Instead of Lecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Home
Edward Goldman

If you are an architecture buff and Los Angeles is your hunting ground, then you are in luck. Over the last few months, thanks to the Getty initiative...

'This Is Our Dream CicLAvia'

2012-10-07-4.png | Posted 06.20.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Streetsblog LA. By Damien Newton If there are two complaints people have with CicLAvia they are, in order of how o...

Los Angeles, a Giraffe of a City

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Home
Edward Goldman

I have lived in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, and still, I'm as intrigued and fascinated by this city today as I was on my day one. Yes, you mig...

Fabricator to the Stars: Jack Brogan to the Finish

Gordy Grundy | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Gordy Grundy

Jack Brogan is a fabricator. He creates art objects, with an expertise in a wide range of materials. His influence and his fingerprints are indelible to California art history.

Haiku Reviews

Posted 03.31.2012 | Home

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 29-April 4

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Herb Ritts: L.A. Style explores Herb Ritts's extensive photographic career, including a selection of renowned and previously unpublished photographs, as well as his directorial projects.

Occupy The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles

FRIDAY Dinosaurs, Languages & Hip Hop What: The Natural History Museum opens its doors for another "First Fridays" evening of discussions, performan...

Pacific Standard Time Shines the Spotlight on a Veteran Artist: An Interview With John M. White

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home
Jane Chafin

White's work has always been cross-disciplinary, seamlessly blending object-making and performance. In today's art world, there's nothing unusual about that, but when White was getting his MFA at Otis Art Institute in the late '60s, it was almost unheard of.

Haiku Reviews

Posted 02.29.2012 | Home

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

Influential Feminist Exhibition Comes To LA

Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

Not long ago, women had to fight to earn the title of artist. But the Woman's Building changed that. The Woman's Building was founded in 1973 by ar...

Art, Design, and Inspiration: The Words of Charles and Ray Eames

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles
J.L. Sirisuk

The Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles is hosting Eames Designs: The Guest-Host Relationship. Visitors of the exhibit will leave with a different outlook and perhaps consider the magic within the details.

Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982 (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 04.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanja M. Laden


PLAN ForYourArt: February 2-8

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Outsiders Observe Los Angeles will show films that look at L.A. by artists who were visitors to L.A. What truths about the city are these non-Angelenos able to see, and how do they express them?

The Rise of the Los Angeles Art Scene: This Artweek.LA (January 30, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Bill Bush


The Craziest Dry Ice Since Your 6th Grade Science Fair

Posted 02.01.2012 | Home

Do you remember your first time you saw dry ice? Mine was in a punch bowl as part of a Halloween school dance. There was something inherently magical ...

PLAN ForYourArt: January 25-February 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Artist Thomas Demand and filmmaker Alex McDowell discuss models as tools and interpretations of worlds and what makes a surrounding not only convincing but also a reality.

Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Gabrielle Selz

In Wheeler's art case it is purely the medium of light that we explore, touch, see, and sense. His simplified use of material heightens and distills the experience. Being inside his space is at once ethereal and dense.

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles

John Seed | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles
John Seed

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles, part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time initiative, features more than one hundred works by Los Angeles artists.

Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts, November 2011

Brett Baker | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Brett Baker


PLAN ForYourArt: December 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Join the Pacific Standard Time museums this weekend in Downtown and Exposition Park as they celebrate Pacific Standard Time with two days of exhibitions, special activities, and free events.

Through a Lens, Starkly: Weegee's Naked Hollywood

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home
Tom Teicholz


Fun Things To Do In LA This Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.18.2011 | Los Angeles

FRIDAY: "Blues for an Alabama Sky" What: "Blues for an Alabama Sky" takes a vivid and powerful look at a pivotal moment in the 20th century Africa...

Wallace Berman: The Aleph Male

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Tom Teicholz

All too rare is an art exhibition that invites the viewer to share in the joy of discovery, engaging us as confidants in new revelations that suddenly seem self-evident. "Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," is just such an exhibition.

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Haiku Reviews: From Braque To Bach

Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a biweekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradit...

When Art and Sex Stare Back at You

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Edward Goldman

Marina Abramovic, looking very professorial in her white coat, instructed all of us to obey the rules and not to talk to, and definitely not to touch, any of the performers whose heads or naked bodies were displayed on our tables.