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  • Richard Koshalek, Smithsonian Hirshhorn head with L.A. ties, quits

    Richard Koshalek, Smithsonian Hirshhorn head with L.A. ties, quits
    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...
  • MOCA architecture show opening pushed back to June 16

    MOCA architecture show opening pushed back to June 16
    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....
  • Jean Nouvel, Gustavo Dudamel have designs on 'Marriage of Figaro'

    Jean Nouvel, Gustavo Dudamel have designs on 'Marriage of Figaro'
    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...
  • L.A. artists, architects' effect on each other at MAK Center exhibit

    L.A. artists, architects' effect on each other at MAK Center exhibit
    "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...
  • 'The Marriage of Figaro,' right in time with the 21st century

    'The Marriage of Figaro,' right in time with the 21st century
    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...
  • TV Picks: 'Family Tree,' 'Nashville,' '10 Buildings,' 'The Middle'

    TV Picks: 'Family Tree,' 'Nashville,' '10 Buildings,' 'The Middle'
    "Family Tree" (HBO, premieres Sunday). Christopher Guest has made you a TV series. Thank him. The director of "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show" and one of the forces behind and in "This Is Spinal Tap" -- in which he was Nigel Tufnel, whose amplifier went...
  • Review: '10 Buildings That Changed America' is a rewarding tour

    Review: '10 Buildings That Changed America' is a rewarding tour
    The new PBS program "10 Buildings That Changed America" is nothing if not efficient. In a single breezy hour, it moves from Thomas Jefferson to Frank Gehry, racing in a chronological blur past Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Venturi and a handful of other...
  • LACMA draws up ambitious plans for a $650-million new look

     LACMA draws up ambitious plans for a $650-million new look
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not. Next month LACMA will publicly unveil a $650-million plan by Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new museum...
  • MOCA's 'A New Sculpturalism' faces uncertain future without Gehry

    MOCA's 'A New Sculpturalism' faces uncertain future without Gehry
    Frank Gehry has pulled out of a major architecture exhibition set to open June 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a move that could force the show to find a new venue or face the prospect of being canceled altogether. The exhibition, "A New...
  • Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques

    Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques
    Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
  • Architect John Kelsey dies at 86; designer of Pasadena museum

    Architect John Kelsey dies at 86; designer of Pasadena museum
    While designing what is now the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena in the late 1960s, architects John Kelsey and Thornton Ladd expressed a belief: Space that houses art "can be part of the event and experience." When it opened in 1969 as the Pasadena Art...