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Review: Chris Engman plays eye games at Luis De Jesus

Review: Chris Engman plays eye games at Luis De Jesus

A trompe l’oeil photograph may seem like an oxymoron — photographs are constantly fooling the eye with their verisimilitude.

Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.

Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.

Hans Hollein, the Austrian architect who died Thursday at 80, was one of a small number of architects who set a loose framework for what would...

Review: 'Be a Good Little Widow' at NoHo Arts Center tears at emotions

Review: 'Be a Good Little Widow' at NoHo Arts Center tears at emotions

Playwright Bekah Brunstetter is certainly an artful emotional manipulator, as evidenced in “Be a Good Little Widow,” now in its Los...

Menahem Pressler with the Colburn Orchestra

Menahem Pressler with the Colburn Orchestra

The Beaux Arts Trio made its debut early in the summer of 1955 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts at an early version of what is now the Tanglewood...

Andy Warhol images from Commodore Amiga computer recovered

Andy Warhol images from Commodore Amiga computer recovered

Officials at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh have announced the recovery of long-unseen digital images that the late pop artist created on a...

Marina Abramovic, Diane Paulus among Time's most influential

L.A. theater openings, April 27-May 4: 'What You Will' and more

Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be...

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Jeffrey Kahane to step down at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Jeffrey Kahane to step down at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Following a 20-year run, conductor Jeffrey Kahane will step down from his position as music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at...

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors...

Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Inner-city Bard, 'Chickspeare' and more

Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Inner-city Bard, 'Chickspeare' and more

William Shakespeare's 450th birthday falls on Wednesday, per historians' best reckoning in the absence of ironclad documentation. It’s...

Lawsuit filed over removal of L.A. Fine Arts Squad mural in Venice

Lawsuit filed over removal of L.A. Fine Arts Squad mural in Venice

A lawsuit has been filed over the destruction of a public mural in Venice that was created in 1969 by the group Los...

Daniel Loeb keeps up pressure on Sotheby's

Daniel Loeb keeps up pressure on Sotheby's

Daniel Loeb, the lightening-rod hedge-fund manager, continued his assault on Sotheby's this week with a letter to the art auction house's...

Theater review: 'Five Mile Lake' at South Coast Repertory flows nicely

Theater review: 'Five Mile Lake' at South Coast Repertory flows nicely

Among the revivals and West Coast premieres that dominate our theatrical offerings, the startling phrase “world premiere”...

Review: Paul Robeson's roots examined in 'Tallest Tree in the Forest'

Review: Paul Robeson's roots examined in 'Tallest Tree in the Forest'

Multi-hyphenated celebrities are all the rage these days, but none can match the gravitas of Paul Robeson.

Review: A compelling Eleanor Antin show invites closer study

Review: A compelling Eleanor Antin show invites closer study

Eleanor Antin’s exhibition at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art is something of a tease. Not quite a retrospective, it’s a selection...

Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes

Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes

On this warm Easter Sunday morning, New York street artist Jason Shelowitz (a.k.a. Jay Shells) is on the streets of Inglewood. He pulls over...

Daniel Radcliffe gets raves for 'Cripple of Inishmaan' on Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe gets raves for 'Cripple of Inishmaan' on Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe returned to Broadway on Sunday with the official opening of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan"...

Ate9's Danielle Agami doesn't need a mirror to know what she's doing

Ate9's Danielle Agami doesn't need a mirror to know what she's doing

Dancer-choreographer Danielle Agami, artistic director of Ate9 Dance Company, dislikes voice mail, cameras and mirrors. Indeed, for...

From Matjames Metson's cluttered studio, objets d'art emerge

From Matjames Metson's cluttered studio, objets d'art emerge

Matjames Metson's Silver Lake studio is in a 1930s Art Deco duplex perched atop a steep flight of aging, concrete stairs overlooking a cul-...

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