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Michael Flomen's Wild Nights: Photos That Pulsate With Nature, Life and Sex

Karin E. Baker | Posted 09.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

With the aid of disparate light sources, such as fireflies, the moon, or a handheld flash, this Montrealer uses large-format film and photographic paper to record his absorbing views of nature by harnessing the power of natural elements

Jacob Hashimoto's Gas Giant at MOCA Pacific Design Center (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

This is a photo essay I shot on March 20, 2014 on Jacob Hashimoto's installation at MOCA Pacific Design Center as part of my continuing survey of impo...

MOCA Pacific Design Center's Exciting New Show!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

With taut strings tied into thousands of knots holding painted and translucent sheets of paper, the artist binds the aerial and the earthbound, establishing a direct relationship between the work and the viewer.

Intimate Portraits Of Hollywood Greats

Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

Nancy Ellison knows a thing or two about celebrities. The Hollywood-bred photographer grew up in the presence of stars, watching them from movie sets ...

PHOTOS: Best Ways To Play This Week

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 11.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

Between the mini-Carmageddon reprise and the 100-degree heat, this weekend had our blood boiling. Here's how we'll be spending our time as temperatures plummet (to all of 85 degrees)...

Should Art Schools Ignore the Art Market?

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There was not a trace of figurative painting or sculpture among the artworks, which is not a surprise considering that such work is thought of as completely outdated, totally out of fashion, and mostly ignored by art schools.

Dancing In The Dark

Posted 05.17.2012 | Arts

Self-taught photographer and former record executive Nancy Berry is debuting her work in a bewitching new exhibition entitled, "For The Dance of Light...

Threads for LA's Wiggle and Sway

Ron Radziner, FAIA and Anna Hill | Posted 06.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Ron Radziner, FAIA and Anna Hill

There is something unflinchingly Modern, like MOMA or Mies, about Peggy Moffitt -- you could cap a totem to the International Style with her jet black bob.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 25-February 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Artist Thomas Demand and filmmaker Alex McDowell discuss models as tools and interpretations of worlds and what makes a surrounding not only convincing but also a reality.

PLAN ForYourArt: November 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 01.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Adam McEwen's paintings, sculptures, photographs, and installations present subtle re-workings of the familiar signs and objects that surround us in our daily lives.

PLAN ForYourArt: August 25-31

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Celebrate local museums at Museums Matter Night at Dodger Stadium with a night of baseball, fireworks, and lots of museum love.

PLAN ForYourArt: August 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There are only three more wine tastings left to go to this summer. Silverlake Wine will present four selections of boutique, small production, artisan wines from around the globe.

PLAN ForYourArt: July 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer courtyard turns electric in July for an ongoing series of free concerts featuring emerging bands. KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox will spin between sets by Graffiti6 and East Conference Champions.

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.

Cesar Pelli's California Cathedrals

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
J. Michael Welton

Architect Cesar Pelli has designed three monumental cathedrals to build on one highly visible site -- each a fragment unto itself, and all leaning into one another as part of a unified whole.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their third and final Engagement Party, the League of Imaginary Scientists present the Zephyr Experiment, inviting museum visitors to join in a hands-on experience of invention and experimental wonder.

This Artweek.LA -- February 7-13

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

2011-02-08-Screenshot20110208at10.44.53AM.png Each week Artweek.LA provides a comprehensive calendar of art events from the more than 475 art venues throughout Los Angeles.

Melrose Place: Almost Famous

David Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

With its marquis name made famous in 1992 by the hit TV show, Melrose Place has brand name appeal that would otherwise take years to develop.

HAIKU REVIEWS: From Aida To Beethoven | San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Rafael

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

PLAN ForYourArt: November 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

WATCH: HAIKU REVIEWS: SeeLine, West Side, And An Unexpected Man | San Francisco, LA, NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. This week, Peter Frank, Geor...

MOCA's AVANT-GARDE FILM FESTIVAL Opens Tonight at the Pacific Design Center, LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Jonas Mekas, Carolee Schneemann, Ken Jacobs WHAT: Counter Culture, Counter Cinema - An Avant-Garde Film Festival Presented by MOCA and the Paci...

My American Idol Chris Isaak, 'S'Wonderful' Brian Wilson & More Rock & Roll Conflicts of Interest

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I listened to Chris Issak's latest album Live At The Fillmore and was reminded that he's one man who should never give up his day job, even if that day job usually happens at night.

Fasten Your Seatbelt, It's Going to Be a Bumpy Ride

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

At the satellite galleries of the MOCA stands an exhibition titled "Any Ever." The artist, Ryan Trecartin, has been described as "possibly the most riotously talented artist of the YouTube generation."

Plan ForYourArt April 8-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...