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Archimedes: The Greatest Scientist Who Ever Lived

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 07.27.2014 | Science
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The scientist who personifies the greatest achievements of Greek and Western science was Archimedes. He applied mathematics for the understanding of the natural world and the cosmos.

Face to Face: Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Although I am used to looking at contemporary art -- which often broadcasts its messages with great immediacy -- I found myself slowing down and scanning the 15-century works on view in their entirety, hoping for more subtle moments.

Six Picks for the Week Ahead From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

With some worldly music and film suggestions, an excellent chance to get your family ready for 4th grade history superstar Junipero Serra, and a flat-...

LOOK: Best Day Dates

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of By Chiara Atik Evening dates are traditional, of course, but why let all that sunny weather go to ...

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

From March Madness and the Asics L.A. Marathon to three remarkably stimulating visual painting, photography and fashion shows, this upcoming weekend is a great chance to celebrate the multifaceted perks of being an Angeleno.

The United States: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

With the holiday season upon us, it might be a good idea to take a bird's-eye view of the American museum scene, here in California and elsewhere across the country.

Looking Straight at the President, the War and Ourselves

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman


PHOTOS: $6.8 Million Later, The Japanese Garden Is Back!

AP | SOLVEJ SCHOU | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN MARINO, Calif. -- With ponds of koi fish, a newly installed ceremonial teahouse and sloping bridge, the reopened Japanese Garden at the Huntington...

Sam Maloof: Surrounded by Friends

John Seed | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
John Seed

"The House That Sam Built," an exhibition now on view at the Boone Gallery of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Mar...

Starving at the Unfriendly Getty Center

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

If the Getty lies about the times its cafe stays open, do they lie about the importance of the art and artists they exhibit as well?

John Frame: The Intuitive

John Seed | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Inside the Huntington's Boone Gallery are 35 completed characters, multiple sets and a working theatrical stage that have been hewn from Frame's imagination over the past five years.

Charles Bukowski: Poet on the Edge at the Huntington Library

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

One of the best things about living in Pasadena is its proximity to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, and weather that al...

"If I Could Write This in Fire": Police Brutality in Provincetown

Jim Downs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Downs

In a town that seems to make such a fuss about its historical value and acceptance of all kinds of people, it seems that certain historical lessons are not taught in the police academy or upheld at the local paper.

My Mom's Review of Charles Rohlf's Artistic Furniture at the Huntington

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Rohlf has recently come to the front of the line in furniture as art, with some scholars positing that he was an integral influence on Charles Makintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright and Gustav Stickley.

LA's Winners Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A round-up of the big winners and losers from around the City and State. Be sure to vote for this weeks big winner, and then check out this week's los...

Ring Festival Fever

Barry A. Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Barry A. Sanders

A wide array of Ring Festival events that offer something for every taste and interest are taking place around town.

The National Academy, Survival and Deaccessioning: An Art World Brouhaha

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Monroe Price

There's little that excites the art world so much as a deaccessioning. The National Academy Museum recently sold two paintings to put some version of real bread on its trompe l'oeil table.