If you've ever wondered why LACMA's east campus looks like a Lincoln Center-wannabe emerging from an '80s porn star's pink-tiled shower stall, this exhibition will tell you exactly why. But the showstopper, which entranced me for a solid three hours yesterday, is Zumthor's proposed redesign.
Not long after my flight landed in Kristiansund on Norway's western coast, I found myself on a harbor cruise, gliding by its mustard yellow and barn red homes tucked into the hillsides and old fish warehouses used to dry and salt cod.
"Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico" features masterworks from roughly 1400 to 400 BC, allowing us the opportunity to experience human history through the objects that people made and left behind.
To say that the Los Angeles art season started on a high note this fall doesn't even begin to describe the excitement generated last weekend by numerous openings. Did all that contribute to the 100º-plus heat?