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Great Recipe for Fourth of July: Art and BBQ

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I was surprised to get so many comments from you, my dear and smart listeners, in response to last week's program, where I mentioned the embarrassin...

From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week, I was supposed to travel to Holland to pay my respects to the Girl with the Pearl Earring. This famous painting by Vermeer reclaimed its ...

78 Hours on the Los Angeles Art Scene

Simon Watson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Right off the plane, our first stop was a studio visit with painter Kour Pour, who this past February enjoyed a sold-out show at Untitled NY in New York's Lower East Side.

A Weekend of Music, Movies, and Plenty of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you've ever stood in front the famous 2,000-year-old Rosetta Stone at The British Museum and fantasized what it would be like to not only read it...

Helen Pashgian's "Light Invisible" at LACMA (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On the night of March 26, 2014, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened its doors for its latest exhibition Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible (Marc...

Cooking Art History: The Victorian Appetite

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 04.28.2014 | Food
Maite Gomez-Rejon

As I get ready to teach a series of English-themed classes inspired by the Queen Victoria and Photography exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum and Princely Traditions and Colonial Pursuits at LACMA, tea, scones and spices are on my mind.

An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's difficult to think about any other American actor whose premature death created such an avalanche of tributes to his unique talent. Philip Seym...

Diane von Furstenberg: Bright Past Revisited

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I wonder, how many of you remember the glory days of one of the best known LA department stores: May Co. It's been a quarter century since it was cl...

It's a Wrap! Diane von Furstenberg's Dress Has 40th Anniversary

Jay Weston | Posted 03.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This past Golden Globes weekend kicked off with a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of -- a dress! I kid you not, more celebrities showed up...

Public Art: Here, There, Everywhere

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Driving through Downtown LA along Main Street, I saw a rather dramatic mural of a single, moody cartoon-like figure decorating the wall of a rather nondescript commercial building.

Singing, Dancing, and a Little Bit of Forest Hopping

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

And how was your holiday, my friends? Usually, I would do anything to avoid being on the road at this time of year. Sure enough, my short trip to Po...

Is A Famous L.A. Museum Housing Unlawfully Removed Art?

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has welcomed the donation of a Baroque-era painting that was stolen in Italy by Nazis during...

Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...

Recovered Nazi-looted Painting Given To LACMA

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Baroque-era painting looted by the Nazis in 1944 was returned last week to its owner, who promptly announced plans to donate it...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly At The LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala

Posted 11.03.2013 | Style

This Saturday, the biggest stars in Hollywood gathered at the annual LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Art + Film Gala to honor film director M...

SERIOUSLY GO: Agnes Varda at LACMA

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. "...before there was a French New Wave, t...

It's No Mistake: The Mistake Room Launches As a Landmark Art Organization in Los Angeles

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

For a long time, Los Angeles has been sort of the Cinderella (think poor, but beautiful stepchild) of the art world.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invita...

With Passion and Gusto: The Listeners Speak

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One of the rewards of speaking my mind on the ups and downs in the art scene is getting to read your responses to my programs. Sometimes it is just ...

Let There Be Light

Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Priscilla Frank

Art cowboy and potential extra-terrestrial James Turrell shows us mere mortals what it is to see light. Though we spend most of our waking hours s...

Pereira the Maverick, Pereira the Fool?

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Three months ago, when I heard the news about the proposed erasure of LACMA's old campus in favor of an ambitious new building by "starchitect" Pete...

Out with the Old, In with the News

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The rumors about Jeffrey Deitch's inevitable exodus from his position as director of MOCA have been circulating for months. But in the last couple o...

The City of Angels in All Its Imperfect Glory

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week, I went on the air with a program suggesting that major museums in Los Angeles could be more generous to their public. Compared to their c...

Hans Richter: The Future Is Now (at LACMA)

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The exhibition "Hans Richter: Encounters" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a curator's dream: retrospective of a somewhat obscure, multiplatform artist, who is equally adept (and revolutionary) in painting and film.

Could LA Museums Be More Generous to the Public?

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Having lived in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, I remember a sense of frustration about the fact that, throughout the 1980's, the New York Times...