Erika Rothenberg's "The Road to Hollywood" ended with a daybed overlooking the Hollywood sign — a daybed that some incorrectly interpreted as a casting couch. The Times art critic explain how a mob mentality has led to dangerous censorship.
The Getty Museum gives Giovanni Bellini, who launched the Venetian Renaissance, his first solo American museum show.
The so-called MacArthur genius grants are more important than ever
Seventeen of Billy Al Bengston's aluminum paintings from the late 1960s, all named for John Wayne movies, have been collected here in their dented, dinged and rippled glory.
"Fade to Black," an installation of five monumental paintings by Gary Simmons at the California African American Museum, turns "race movies" of the 1930s and '40s into a modern meditation of an American social divide.
"A Spaghetti Dress for World Peace" is a group show that takes the temperature of today's difficult realities, with pieces by Dardan Zhegrova, Timothée Calame, David Muenzer, Catharine Czudej and more than a dozen others.
The Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition opens with a blast of energy so powerful that it will stop you in your tracks, then propel you through a mammoth show of surprises.
The Palm Springs Art Museum's “Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art, 1954-1969” delivers a smart examination of a genre often written off as gimmick.