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  • Reinvention is ageless artist's passion

    Reinvention is ageless artist's passion
    Morrie Markoff is not now and has never been a man of half measures. When he saw Depression-era evictions in his New York tenement, he became a fiery political activist. When he trained as a machinist, he was top of his class. When he argued with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Makeup Show L.A. features Kevyn Aucoin in 'Icon Gallery' exhibition

    Makeup Show L.A. features Kevyn Aucoin in 'Icon Gallery' exhibition
    What did renowned makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin carry in his makeup kit? The answer will be revealed, along with many never-before-seen pieces from Aucoin’s private and professional life, in a special “Icon Gallery” exhibition, open to...
  • Furor follows L.A. Phil's Gustavo Dudamel

    Furor follows L.A. Phil's Gustavo Dudamel
    Wherever he goes, Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel is hailed as a symbol of El Sistema, Venezuela's model music education program. But Tuesday Dudamel arrived in L.A. as the subject of criticism for not speaking out against...
  • Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A. 2014' draws on city's artful bounty

     Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A. 2014' draws on city's artful bounty
    Los Angeles is brimming with hidden treasures and at the Hammer Museum's second biennial show, "Made in L.A. 2014," some of the city's best-kept art secrets will be revealed. Consider the selections from the Los Angeles Museum of Art — not to be...
  • John Waters and Jeff Koons, the new odd couple

    John Waters and Jeff Koons, the new odd couple
    Art talks typically don’t draw stadium concert-like crowds. On Monday night, however, almost 2,000 people crowded into downtown L.A.’s Orpheum Theatre to hear filmmaker-actor-artist John Waters interview contemporary artist Jeff Koons. The...
  • Miami artist sorry he took his anger out on $1-million Ai Weiwei vase

    Miami artist sorry he took his anger out on $1-million Ai Weiwei vase
    If you've got an artistic message to get across, you can always try picking up a $1-million vase and smashing it to the ground.   Officials say that's what happened at a Miami museum over the weekend when a local artist destroyed part of an installation...
  • Ai Weiwei: Smashed vase in Miami echoes artist's own work

    Ai Weiwei: Smashed vase in Miami echoes artist's own work
    In an act of protest that might also have been an act of artistic homage, a man destroyed a vase believed to be worth $1 million at artist Ai Weiwei's museum exhibition that is currently running at the Perez Art Museum Miami. The incident occurred on...