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It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic co...

One Luxury Billionaire Collectors Cannot Afford

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The problem, as I see it, is that those extremely successful and extremely busy people simply cannot afford the luxury of spending time to educate themselves about art world beyond the headlines of the last few years.2013-03-07-koonstulippull.jpg

An Art Remedy for Your Cold

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I hear that many of you greeted 2013 with coughing and sneezing -- me too. I treated myself with everything my late mother taught me. But what ultimately turned things around was a generous dose of splendid art.

Six Picks for the Week Ahead From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

With Cyber Monday and Black Friday in the rearview mirror, it's time to cram some culture before the holiday merchandising ramps up again. Here are our choices for the week.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their last installation, CamLab will use money as material in a hands-on group exchange. Longtime "economicalists," members of CamLab will facilitate the creation of a pop-up micro-economy. Visitors can participate or observe.

Art, Sex, and Rock 'N' Roll

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The naughty, photo-based, provocative works by two Angelino artists, Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, will raise your body temperature by a couple of degrees, unless, of course, you're dead.

What's Up for October From Kids Off the Couch

Sarah Bowman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Now that you've survived Back to School and the abrupt shift to homework-filled evenings, we think you should book a babysitter and take an evening off.

Twelve Angry Heads

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the last decade, the name of Chinese sculptor Ai Weiwei has become known not only to the art connoisseurs but to a wide public as well.

"Basel Mural I" by Sam Francis: An Artist at the Height of His Powers

John Seed | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
John Seed

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Is Norton Simon Show A Big Lie?

Mat Gleason | Posted 06.09.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

The Norton Simon Museum has the best collection of art in Southern California. This is the last museum that should ever have to acquire modern and con...

Art Authority: An Amazing iPad App for Art Lovers

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

What if you could suddenly afford that library of art books you've always wanted? What if, at the touch of a button, you could see how artists have depicted angels or demons through the ages?

Surface Truths -- Abstract Painting in the Sixties: This Artweek.LA (March 21-27)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Culture Zohn: Alt Oscar: The Other Gold in Los Angeles

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-02-20-zpull.jpg We also have actual places to go and things to see that will make your heart go pitter-patter and even echo this year's Best Picture nominees.