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Big Day at LACMA

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Clothier

"Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico" features masterworks from roughly 1400 to 400 BC, allowing us the opportunity to experience human history through the objects that people made and left behind.

Art Behaving Badly

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To say that the Los Angeles art season started on a high note this fall doesn't even begin to describe the excitement generated last weekend by numerous openings. Did all that contribute to the 100º-plus heat?

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.

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...

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK: From The Future Of Digital Art To The Apocalypse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

EMERGING ARTIST SHOWCASE... Helen Korpak "A current student at Aalto University, Korpak says of her work that she has created "a map of the emotions i...

THE SKINNY: LACMA Celebrates New Pavilion And Growing Costume Collection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Host committee includes Shelli Azoff, Eva Chow, David Geffen, Carole Bayer Sager, Michael Milken, and Jane Nathanson. WHAT: LACMA's Resnick Pav...

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: Life in the Koolhaas

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-30-buildpull.jpg We all cherish our homes as the spaces in which we can relax and be ourselves. But what if your self is suddenly and irrevocably altered? Do you adjust to the house or the other way around?

Creative Juices Peaking After Decades of Work Share

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Who among the older living artists can you think of as bravely defying their age and continuing to deliver surprises well into their 70's and 80's? I cannot think of a better example than John Baldessari.

Off the C(H)uff: Zaha Hadid and Her MAXXI Museum in Rome

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-02-museum.jpgAn interview with the starchitecta tells of her work, her life and how to get it done.

Whitney Museum's Downtown High Line Design By Renzo Piano

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As expansion efforts go, the Whitney Museum of American Art's record of futility is hard to match. Over 25 years it commissioned six expansion designs...

BLOG WATCH: Fine Arts LA

fineartsla.com | Joshua Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Along with many other lucky visitors last week, I got a chance to see the inside of the brand new, as yet un-opened Resnick Pavilion, the latest addit...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Whitney To Open Museum At Entrance To Highline, Designed Renzo Piano

nytimes.com | Carol Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three years after reaching a tentative agreement with the city, the Whitney Museum of American Art is forging ahead with plans to build a second museu...

Culture Zohn: Pianissimo from Renzo Piano: The New Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Zohn

2009-06-11-799_northfacade400.jpg New York, LA, San Francisco, Houston, eat your hearts out: Renzo Piano has saved his best US work so far for Chicago.

Tour the New Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago

Edward Lifson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edward Lifson

With a stunning addition by architect Renzo Piano -- filled with natural light and beautifully detailed-- the Art Institute of Chicago becomes the sec...

A Preview of the Bigger, Better (Alas, More Expensive) Art Institute of Chicago

Edward Lifson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edward Lifson

When the Modern Wing opens it will drastically change our perceptions the area. Combined with Millennium Park, we now have a stronger than ever cultural presence in that part of downtown.

The Life And Death Of Green Design

GOOD Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
GOOD Magazine

LEED is like a standardized test. Architects start by registering their building--technically an optional step, but one that gives access to study guides that can help decode some of the test's stickier questions.