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  • Review: 'Take It or Leave It' reflects time of choice in the '80s

     Review: 'Take It or Leave It' reflects time of choice in the '80s
    Remember the 1980s? Art museums are starting to. Now that a full generation has passed, curators have some historical distance on that time, when so much changed in American art and American life. Last year, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art did a...
  • John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes

    John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes
    What can we expect when the "Pope of Trash" meets the "King of Kitsch"? John Waters, iconoclastic filmmaker, actor, artist and, yes, Pope of Trash, takes the stage at downtown Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater on Monday night to interview contemporary artist...
  • Dave Hickey is back — and he's still stirring things up

    Dave Hickey is back — and he's still stirring things up
    Art critic Dave Hickey has apparently emerged from his much-publicized art world retirement — and, some feel, not in the most auspicious way. Hickey, who has a new book of cultural essays out called “Pirates and Farmers,” gave a talk...
  • Moby and his globe collection find a home in the Hollywood Hills

    Moby and his globe collection find a home in the Hollywood Hills
    For a decade, while traveling to perform in concerts, Moby was looking for a new place to call home. His longtime city of choice, New York, had become so gentrified and expensive that artists — his spiritual kin — were being driven out. "I...
  • In a digital world, New York show wonders 'What Is a Photograph'

    In a digital world, New York show wonders 'What Is a Photograph'
    NEW YORK — What is a photograph? From photography's very beginning, there has always been more than one answer to that question. On the medium's official launch in 1839, a photograph was both a precise, one-of-a-kind image permanently fixed on a...
  • James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art

    James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art
    James Cahill, an art historian and curator who played an influential role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West before and after the opening up of U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, died Feb. 14 at his home in Berkeley....
  • Mushrooms and murals put Hungarian Gypsies on the map

    Mushrooms and murals put Hungarian Gypsies on the map
    BODVALENKE, Hungary — I'm not sure what I expected to bring back from an eight-day luxury tour of Budapest, Hungary, and environs. Memories, photos of Art Nouveau architecture, a few extra pastry-induced pounds and a lifetime supply of sweet...
  • Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager

     Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager
    If the Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense isn't enough to make Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sweat on Super Bowl Sunday, how about the prospect of allowing a city's museum-goers to get thrown for another loss? Besides the Vince Lombardi...
  • Art Los Angeles Contemporary, L.A. Art Book Fair this weekend

    Art Los Angeles Contemporary, L.A. Art Book Fair this weekend
    Just as we were catching our breath from the recent wave of art fairs, another is about to hit Thursday night, when opening receptions for Art Los Angeles Contemporary and the L.A. Art Book Fair are held. Both events run through Sunday.  Art Los Angeles...
  • Vine Street resurgence continues with $285-million mixed-use project

    Vine Street resurgence continues with $285-million mixed-use project
    With plans for a motion picture museum relocated to Wilshire Boulevard, another vast complex of apartments, offices and stores may be coming to the heart of Hollywood in the block just south of the ArcLight Cinema complex. The Academy of Motion Pictures...
  • Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series

    Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series
    The opening of the Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles may have been pushed back to 2015, but its art-focused lecture series, “The Un-Private Collection,” is proceeding full steam ahead. The series, which pairs contemporary artists from the...