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  • 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...
  • Review: Downtown's Grand Park makes exuberant use of a tough spot

    Review: Downtown's Grand Park makes exuberant use of a tough spot
    Parks in Los Angeles have always been a peripheral presence, both literally and symbolically. Our major open space has been tucked away in the foothills or mountains, strung along the beaches and coastline. Truly urban parks have been rare here. The...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • Frank Gehry, Placido Domingo to help YoungArts Foundation

    Frank Gehry, Placido Domingo to help YoungArts Foundation
    Frank Gehry and Placido Domingo will be lending a hand to the National YoungArts Foundation, a nonprofit group that provides financial assistance and other forms of support to aspiring artists. The organization announced this week that it has acquired the...
  • Frank Gehry unveils changes to Eisenhower Memorial design

    Frank Gehry unveils changes to Eisenhower Memorial design
    New changes to the contentious design for the Eisenhower Memorial were publicly unveiled on Tuesday at a session in Washington. Architect Frank Gehry made the adjustments following complaints by members of the Eisenhower family that the design put too...
  • A look at Frank Gehry's set for 'Don Giovanni' at L.A. Phil

    A look at Frank Gehry's set for 'Don Giovanni' at L.A. Phil
    When you hire Frank Gehry to design a set for an opera production, you can be sure the famed architect won't deliver anything remotely conventional or literal-minded. Gehry's set for Mozart's "Don Giovanni" finally met the public on Friday at the first...
  • Review: 'Don Giovanni' feels right at home in Disney Hall

     Review: 'Don Giovanni' feels right at home in Disney Hall
      Los Angeles Opera can stop worrying right now. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's new production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni," which had its first of four performances Friday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, is certainly getting all the attention at the...
  • Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone

    Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone
    In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed. Visitors would be able to walk into the...
  • Frank Gehry endows new annual prize at SCI-Arc

    Frank Gehry endows new annual prize at SCI-Arc
    Architect Frank Gehry has made a new donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and as a result, the school is naming a new prize after him. SCI-Arc announced Wednesday that Gehry, a trustee of the school since 1990, and his wife,...
  • Eisenhower family still not pleased with Frank Gehry design

    Eisenhower family still not pleased with Frank Gehry design
    The design of the proposed Eisenhower Memorial in Washington has been a long, contentious process, and it doesn't appear to be ending any time soon. On Wednesday, the Eisenhower family issued a statement saying they cannot support architect Frank Gehry's...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island

    Southern California Close-Ups: Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island
    First published on July 3, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County is the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast. It’s where cruise ships call, where ton upon ton of maritime machinery hums...