| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The downtown industrial district just got a little bit cooler. The area, already home to Night Gallery on the southern edge of downtown, saw the opening Friday night of the Mistake Room. The nonprofit exhibition space will feature contemporary art and...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
When the LA Art Show -- which wrapped its 19th event on Sunday -- launched its first underground art section this year, executive producer Kim Martindale had some concerns.
Among them: The show has been criticized in the past for being less focused than...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The dystopian drama "Foxfinder" premieres in Pasadena, Gordon Goodman is back as "Barrymore," and Barry McGovern does Beckett at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Human Identity L.A. premiere of writer-performer Christopher Vened’s solo show mixing mime...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:44 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- When Nelson Mandela's sculpture was unveiled at the seat of government in Pretoria after his burial last month, no one noticed one small detail: a bronze rabbit nestled in his right ear.
The Department of Arts and Culture...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Was there ever a worse stab at naming a movement in Modern art than Abstract Classicism? Talk about self-cancellation.
When the term was concocted in 1959 for a museum show of postwar Los Angeles painting, pure abstraction was just about as "avant" as...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Anne Ellegood | Curator
Hammer Museum Senior Curator Anne Ellegood will likely see some...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:30 AM
A new era for the Forum in Inglewood begins Wednesday night when the Eagles play the first of six shows over the next 10 days. Calendar checks in with founding member, singer and songwriter Don Henley for his thoughts on the arena's return to action,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A trove of 200,000 photographic items from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation is being donated to five institutions around the world, including the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the National Gallery of...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Before he became a potter, setting aside a longtime hobby for full-time engagement, Adam Silverman trained and practiced as an architect. Clay vessels and buildings are significantly different, in myriad obvious ways. But Silverman sometimes collapses the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Her name is at the top of the masthead of Vogue magazine. This spring, it will also grace the newly renovated costume institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The Met announced Tuesday that it is naming the building housing its costume...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
If the volume of new music available daily from around the world weren't enough, a whole other equally vast pool of sounds in 2013 actively competed for ears and dollars: those resurrected from eras past.
Archival recordings — a combination of...