| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Frank Gehry is designing a new 22-story tower that developers want to build in downtown Santa Monica, near the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, according to the official website for the project. The structure will feature space for...
| Feb 7, 2013
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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2012
Barry Alan Berkus, a California architect who left a deep imprint on mass-market housing, spurring trends toward homes with grand entrances, high ceilings, master suites, natural light and open spaces, has died. He was 77.
Berkus, who had leukemia, died...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Frank Gehry was in his hometown of Toronto on Monday to reveal his conceptual designs for a multiyear transformation of the city's downtown arts and entertainment district. The architect is teaming with Canadian theater producer David Mirvish, whose...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It was easy to forget during the boom years, but good architecture is fundamentally about resourcefulness. No budget is big enough, no client agreeable enough, to let every one of an architect's ideas run wild. The key is to figure......
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Christopher Knight looks at the relationship between Larry Bell's art and Frank Gehry's architecture...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Inglewood Open Studios: Inglewood Open Studios is a self-driving tour Nov. 12 and 13. Art includes drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, installation and performance pieces....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Google christened its new Los Angeles office on Thursday night with a party that featured top executives, L.A. glitterati and a speech by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The company let visitors wander the 100,000-square-foot complex, a set of buildings...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Frank Gehry has designed the new official poster for the 54th annual Grammy Awards....