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Edward Goldman

Inspired Madness

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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Beauty and the Beast

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Mystery Circle is a dangerous, explosive work of art by the famous contemporary Chinese artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.

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.

Hollywood: Art and Oscars

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I wonder if the less than stellar results of the last Oscars, with its low voltage and sagging viewership, will make the Hollywood weasels -- clearly in need of inspiration -- turn to the world of art.

Art Does Your Body (and Wallet) Good

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Many moons ago I went to see a doctor to check my eyesight. He sat me down and instructed me to look at the wall behind him. I tried to do just th...

Be Warned: You Can't Operate a Vehicle After Watching This Video

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

A good fellow American, and a faithful listener of Art Talk on KCRW, sent me a link to a Vatican website with a 360 degree panorama of the Sistine Chapel. For the next hour, wild horses couldn't have driven me away from the computer screen.

Welcome to a Big, Small, Strange World of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not often that one can find art-related news on the front page of American newspapers. BUt Robert Mapplethorpe's name is once again front-page news -- and this time, it's good news.

A City Awash in Art, Beer and Chocolate

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to Belgium, my first time there, and let me tell you, it couldn't be more adventurous, intoxicating and sweet. And I mean it literally.

William Eggleston: Prince of Melancholy

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Absolutely nothing happens in the world captured in the photos by William Eggleston. But if you take a deep breath, his photos will start to sing to you their irresistible songs.

Winter's Three Best Art Exhibitions In Museums Around The World

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To those of you who are brave and smart enough to travel to Europe in the next few weeks to avoid crowds and enjoy snowflakes dancing in the air, here...

Fairs, Fairs on the Wall, Which Is Prettiest of Them All?

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The month of January is crowded in L.A., with art fairs that bring art dealers eager to spread before you thousands of paintings, sculptures, photographs, videos -- you name it.

Highlights & Milestones: HuffPost Arts Celebrates 2010

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

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The Best and Worst of 2010

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On a personal level, I want to say "thank God" that the year 2010 is coming to an end, but artistically speaking it was definitely a year to remember.

Trying to Undo the Whitewashing

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week's program American Museums: All Talk, No Walk addressed the issue of the latest artistic censorship, when two leading American museums wer...

HAIKU REVIEWS: Picasso, Museum Companion & Polish Violins | Los Angeles, New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

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

A Delicious Art Spread for Your Thanksgiving Weekend

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It always struck me as odd that people couldn't see exhibitions on their day off. For the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, I want to present you with a whole spread of delicious art exhibitions.

All Is Well That Ends Well... With a Gala at MOCA

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Many of you would probably agree that we are living in a rather cynical age, and that's why it's so inspiring to witness the miracle of resurrection. And no, I'm not talking about the story of Jesus.

Museum of Contemporary Arts Celebrates the Creative Spirit of LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

More than any other museum in this country, MOCA came into being as a result of a passionate effort by a group of dedicated artists who, in the late 1970's, envisioned a new museum dedicated solely to contemporary art.

Highlights This Week: From Berlin To Amexica

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week's Arts page explored the 'dark arts' side of puppetry, celebrated the rise, fall, and subsequent rise of artist Rob Pruitt, Yoko Ono's solo ...

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?

The Best of 9/11

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On 9/11, my survival instinct suggested that a celebration of good art is ultimately the best way to focus on the light at the end of the tunnel. Even if the tunnel is long and dark, and the light is, at first, rather difficult to perceive.

An Embarrassment of Riches

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One can fantasize about LA art exhibitions the Broad Museum might present that other institutions were too timid to bring to town. As the Bible says, "A prophet hath no honor in his own country."

The Art Gospel According to Edward Goldman: Ten Reasons (or Ten Commandments) to Support KCRW

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, ladies and gentlemen, here is the Art Gospel, according to Edward Goldman: The Top Ten reasons -- no, Ten Commandments -- urging your support fo...

Fasten Your Seatbelt, It's Going to Be a Bumpy Ride

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

At the satellite galleries of the MOCA stands an exhibition titled "Any Ever." The artist, Ryan Trecartin, has been described as "possibly the most riotously talented artist of the YouTube generation."

Happy Dog Days of Summer Are Here Again

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last weekend, seemingly everyone wanted to come to the beach to cool off, but I had better plans: with a group of friends, I went in the opposite direction to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.