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Jackson Pollock's 'Mural': Masterpiece or Macho Outburst?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Getty Museum, which, until June 1, is showcasing abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock's pivotal, 8-foot-high and 20-foot-wide "Mural," commissioned in 1943 by the collector and patron Peggy Guggenheim for her New York home.

Sainthood, Torture And Medieval Mischief

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

"Miracles and Martyrs," an upcoming exhibition at The Getty Center, travels back to the fifteenth century when saintly hallucinations and holy self-sa...

Son of "Pacific Standard Time"

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Getty exhibition hopes to make us really see Los Angeles. Co-curator Rani Singh says, "these buildings become intimate in a way, and hopefully with our exhibition, one comes out with a different understanding and an appreciation for the city that we live in and the level of beauty here."

Is Gulla The Next Zaha Hadid?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

Gulla Jonsdottir was only 19 when she moved from Iceland to Los Angeles to study architecture. In the years since she has built a reputation from her ...

Hellish Imagery From The Middle Ages

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2012 | Arts

While today the word "hell" is often used in situations involving long lines and a lack of caffeine, in the Middle Ages hell was darker, hotter and ha...

Art Treasures, Yours for the Asking

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

As a rule, museums put on display only the best, only the crème de la crème of their collections, which counts for roughly 5 percent of everything that they have in storage. But what about the other 95 percent?

PHOTOS: Getty Exhibit Explores Medieval Fashion

Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts

In the Middle Ages in Europe, you were doing pretty well if you even had time to think about fashion. The images in the slideshow below, from illumina...

New Tunes On Monday: Conversations with Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins plus Pete Yorn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jimmy Eat World's new album crosses so many genres that will earn the band new fans from other formats.