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Alexandra Grant On Inspiration & LA's Art Scene

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Who: Artist Alexandra Grant Current Gig: When not painting in her studio, Grant is currently part of the Baker's Dozen III exhibition at the Torran...

Serra On The Art Of Installing His Sculpture

sfgate.com | Linda Cicero / Stanford University News Dept. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

In a few years, when the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opens the mammoth extension designed for it by the Norwegian architect team Snøhetta, Ric...

Unlikely Pairing: The 'Diver' And 'The Clock'

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Untitled from the series Technological Reliquaries, 1966. Wax, paint, polyester resin, nylon microfilament, wire, plaster, plywood, melamine laminate...

Remembering Lucian Freud

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The death of great cultural figures always prompts us to assess their impact on art and, ultimately, on the way we perceive ourselves. The recent ...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 28-August 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Sex Objects to Fetish Girls is a selection of work from two of Eric Kroll's publications. Sex Objects documents his travels across America photographing and interviewing the women who worked in massage parlors, strip clubs, and sex joints.

Weekend Recommendations -- July 28-31

Girl at a Bar | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Always wanted to do some self-inspired Irish step-dancing in the middle of Culver City? Now is your chance. Celtic band Molly's Revenge with vocalist Christa Burch provide the music for this week of the Culver City Music Festival.

In Memory Of Chicano Artist Gilbert 'Magu' Lujan

The Huffington Post/ AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

ARCADIA, Calif. -- His colorful expressive works, reflecting everything from cartoonish-looking characters to Aztec warriors, would come to cover ever...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Santa Barbara CAF is pulling an all-nighter for the 2nd annual 24-hour drawing extravaganza and fundraiser. Guests may watch and participate as artists and dabblers draw and make art.

LA Weekend To Do: Bogart at LACMA, Dancing In Los Feliz, Downtown

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.20.2011 | Los Angeles

It's an arty weekend in the big city, with new sculptures at MOCA, old film at LACMA, local creations in the streets of downtown and Los Feliz and cla...

The Trend Triple Threat

Jane Buckingham | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

As a trend forecaster, one of the questions I get asked most often is: "Where do you find your trends?" The answer is never easy.

What's Up For July From Kids Off The Couch: Dinosaurs, The Space Shuttle And Carmageddon

Sarah Bowman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

For the first time in 823 years, July has five Fridays, five Saturdays and five Sundays. There are still three fabulous July weekends to enjoy, even if next weekend is the much anticipated Carmageddon!

PLAN ForYourArt: July 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Design's ability to move us towards a more sustainable and creative urban lifestyle is at the heart of Little Tokyo Design Week, which will be open to the public from July 14 - July 17.

PLAN ForYourArt: June 30-July 6

Bettina Korek | Posted 08.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The exhibition Possible Worlds considers the legacy of Simon Rodia and the impulse to create alternative or possible worlds out of unconventional materials or according to unorthodox impulses.

PHOTOS: Cirque Du Soleil 'Iris' Preview Hosted By The Costume Council

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles

The Costume Council hosted a behind-the-scenes look at the costumes for Cirque du Soleil's new Los Angeles show, "Iris," on Wednesday night at LACMA. ...

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.

Elvis Mitchell Enlisted To Head LACMA's Film Program

latimes.com | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Elvis Mitchell, the film critic and host of KCRW's "The Treatment," has been named the new head of the film program at the Los Angeles County Museum o...

Justin Timberlake Talks Art

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For a feature in the July issue of Vanity Fair, Justin Timberlake was interviewed during a trip to LACMA, and the LA Times has some choice quotes on t...

'Tim Burton' Opens At LACMA

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

This weekend the "Tim Burton" exhibit opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Previously at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the exhibit'...

PLAN ForYourArt: May 26-June 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

See the first retrospective in the U.S. devoted to Paul Thek. These early works, which Thek began making in 1964 and called "meat pieces," resemble flesh and were encased in Plexiglass boxes.

Giant Boulder Coming To LACMA: Michael Heizer's 'Levitated Mass'

lacma.wordpress.com | Posted 07.17.2011 | Arts

As you may have read in Sunday's Los Angeles Times, we've got a new major artwork on its way to LACMA--Michael Heizer's Levitated Mass. We are beginni...

It's Time for Christian Marclay's 'The Clock'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.17.2011 | Los Angeles

My late father once told me, "Time is our most precious commodity," and after attending west coast premiere of Christian Marclay's The Clock, I'm conf...

'The Clock' By Christian Marclay Premieres At LACMA (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.17.2011 | Los Angeles

On Monday night, Angelenos flocked to the Bing Theater at LACMA for the west coast premiere of Christian Marclay's The Clock. Last month at LACMA's C...

LACMA Director Michael Govan Dreams Big

latimes.com | Jori Finkel, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.14.2011 | Los Angeles

To hear Govan talk so passionately about this artwork, which is after all one big rock, is to get some sense of what makes him a powerful advocate for...

PLAN ForYourArt: May 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Getting Upper charges twenty-six designers with re-imagining a letter from the alphabet, using the illegibility and deconstructive nature of graffiti as their starting point.

Plan ForYourArt: May 6-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The LA Opera is presenting a city-wide musical "thank you" to Los Angeles in celebration of the quarter-century since the LA Opera's first season.