| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Frank Gehry-designed Schnabel House in Brentwood has sold for $9.5 million.
The seller is Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Jon B. Platt, who restored the home, according to Times archives.
Built in 1989, the five-bedroom, five-bathroom residence...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:27 PM
After hiring Frank Gehry to design its Menlo Park headquarters' expansion, Facebook is once again tapping the world-renowned architect for its new New York office that will open next year.
Facebook is relocating its New York office at 335 Madison Ave....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:29 AM
NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I grew up listening to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which may help explain why I had to learn to love Mozart. That happened when I went away to college and, studying the scores, discovered how much I had been missing, how much Mozartean magic had...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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With his fellow Pritzker Prize-winning L.A. architect, Thom Mayne, playing the self-described role of “ombudsman” and “facilitator,” Frank Gehry is back in the fold for a major...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Another bubble has popped for Richard Koshalek.
The director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., a branch of the Smithsonian, announced Thursday he will leave his post later this year. The news followed a reported split...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art released a statement Friday saying it has moved back the opening date of its show about contemporary Los Angeles architecture, part of the Getty's "Pacific Standard Time Presents" initiative, by two weeks, to June 16....
| May 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
So what will Jean Nouvel do? For the Los Angeles Philharmonic production of “Marriage of Figaro,” the second in Gustavo Dudamel’s cycle of the Mozart operas with librettos by Lorenzo Da Ponte, the famed French architect will design...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Everything Loose Will Land" has landed. And its timing could hardly be better.
The exhibition at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, curated by UCLA architectural historian and critic Sylvia Lavin, is a wry study of the ways Los Angeles artists and...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Suffice to say that Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte weren't thinking about Proposition 8 when they composed "The Marriage of Figaro."
The 1786 comic opera follows bullying Count Almaviva's efforts to invoke droit du seigneur to sexually conquer...