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Five Art Books for 2012

Tracey Harnish | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

My choices include a beautiful coffee table tome, a local LA galley zine and three museum exhibition catalogs.

Caravaggio and His Legacy

Peter Clothier | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy studies that moment in art history when artists began to break away from aesthetic traditions and take a dive into the real-life physical and emotional drama of human existence.

LACMA's Trifecta of Exhibitions: Noir, Crime and Sin

Tracey Harnish | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

A trifecta of cinema-inspired exhibitions is now playing at LACMA. Now showing: a post-renaissance painter, an iconic film director and a pop art master.

The Best Art Events This Weekend

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Art.Music. is the last of the Hammer's music residency wild Up. For this final concert, the orchestra examines the intersection of visual art and music by exploring the museum's collections and creating new site-specific work.

Five Things Every Visitor Needs to Do in Los Angeles

Party Earth | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

There are thousands of things to do in Los Angeles, and it's near impossible to figure out how to make the most of a short trip. Here are some of the best, well-rounded suggestions for anyone looking to get a 'little' off the beaten path.

Art Exhibits at LACMA and the Getty: Invasion of Saints and Angels

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Virtually simultaneously, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center have unveiled major exhibitions celebrating the legacy of two towering figures of Italian art.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Distract yourself from election politics by visiting a museum and get a dose of something that always has your back: great art and culture.

PLAN ForYourArt: November 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Thursday is opening day of the first U.S. retrospective of director Stanley Kubrick. This exhibition covers Kubrick's career, beginning with his early photographs for Look through his directorial works of the 1950s through the 1990s.

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Most Glamorous Night?

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Los Angeles

Was LACMA's second annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday LA's most glamorous night -- aside from the Oscars? Quite possibly. Everyone from Steven Spiel...

What Does the Upcoming Stanley Kubrick Exhibition Have to Do With U.S. Customs?

Susan Michals | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

The exhibition has been making the worldwide rounds, from Rome to Melbourne to Hollywood, and the show is always a variation on a theme (for the most part) with the brother and sister involved every step of the way.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The biannual Brewery Art Walk offers the opportunity to tour the studios in the Brewery Arts Complex. The tour features resident artists displaying works including paintings, ceramics, video, and performance art.

Art Wars: MOCA Versus LACMA

Mat Gleason | Posted 12.10.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has quietly taken the lead in this city as the most interesting art museum. The Norton Simon still has, picture for picture, by far the best collection. The Getty still has the most money. MOCA and the Hammer are in a tussle for the hipness crown.

Good Art, Like Precious Stones, Needs a Great Setting

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Borrowing from the famous line by Gertrude Stein, "Rose is a rose is a rose..." let me say that wherever and whenever we see it, "good art is good art is good art."

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

The weather is finally cooling, but we are still able to revel in the outdoors here in Southern California. From LACMA's Ken Price exhibition to a scavenger hunt downtown, here are six picks for this week.

Sasha Bronner

PHOTOS: Meet The Queen Of California Wine

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

The world of wine is vast and rich. To celebrate California Wine Month, HuffPost LA had the chance to chat with one of the very top vintners in the st...

LACMA's Ken Price Retrospective: Fecundity of Mounds and Eggs

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

The Ken Price sculpture retrospective that recently opened at LACMA is one of those moments where the sheer originality of creativity is obvious and working on us.

What's So Great About Stanley Kubrick?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

If Kubrick is a "legendary filmmaker," what exactly is his legend? Glad you asked.

Should Museums Be Free?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

Could museums be free? The innocent enough question came from an audience member at the recent Zócalo panel in Los Angeles on Friday. Three promin...

'Levitated Cast'? Name Other Things LACMA Should Levitate!

2012-09-11-ScreenShot20120911at3.14.55PM.jpg | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Los Angeles, I'm Yours. By Kyle Fitzpatrick It wasn’t until this past Saturday at the KCRW’s Good Food Pie Con...

Ray's and Stark Bar: The Modern Art of Dining

Scott Bridges | Posted 10.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

In terms of setting, there are not many restaurants that can compete with Ray's and Stark Bar. Residing in the center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Ray's and Stark Bar is fine dining amidst fine art, but with a casual vibe.

The Largest iPhone Art Festival In The World!

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

Our weekend itineraries seem to be getting longer and longer as summer grows shorter and shorter. So much to do, so little time! Let's get started...

Cool Art in the Scorching Heat

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Where to go to escape the heat? My suggestion for a very cool film is Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, a documentary about Chinese artist/provocateur Ai Weiwei.

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Monday brought the sad news of the death of Robert Hughes, one of the most influential art critics and historians of the last few decades. We, art lovers, are indebted to this great man.

As MOCA's Money Woes Simmer, A Look at How Major Museums' Finances Work

ARTINFO | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

In the wake of chief curator Paul Schimmel's controversial departure from L.A. MOCA, various stories have swirled about the museum, its dire financial...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 26-August 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This Sunday is the second summer session of Eating Our Words, a reading series which features literary and culinary artists sharing words and food.