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  • Soccer ball as globe in 'Fútbol: The Beautiful Game' at LACMA

    Soccer ball as globe in 'Fútbol: The Beautiful Game' at LACMA
    The beautiful game first revealed itself to Franklin Sirmans in the lightning-bolt shots of Giorgio Chinaglia. In the gazelle-like strides of Franz Beckenbauer. And in the audacious inventiveness of the Brazilian forward Pelé. It was the late 1970s, and...
  • 'Noel Coward's Brief Encounter' makes a film critic cringe

    'Noel Coward's Brief Encounter' makes a film critic cringe
    We live in an age of artistic appropriation. Recording artists freely "sample" music created by other people, visual artists stretch the concept of "fair use" to create art from photographs they did not take, and a young novelist in Germany was...
  • Stanley Grinstein dies at 86; unlikely L.A. arts patron

     Stanley Grinstein dies at 86; unlikely L.A. arts patron
    Stanley Grinstein, who played a pivotal role in the art scene in Los Angeles as it was evolving in the 1960s and '70s, was an unlikely candidate for that role. He was not an artist or even, at the beginning, a collector. He was in the forklift business...
  • Review: Santa Barbara Museum of Art makes room for Stuart and Aycock

    Review: Santa Barbara Museum of Art makes room for Stuart and Aycock
    SANTA BARBARA — Michelle Stuart and Alice Aycock are very different artists. Stuart is a kind of cartographer, mapping not just the land but our intimate experience of it. Aycock is more literary, transforming familiar themes like the intrusion of...
  • Shannon Studstill is helping lead female charge in video game field

    Shannon Studstill is helping lead female charge in video game field
    As a child, Shannon Studstill sold gum to her classmates to finance her weekly trips to the video game arcade. That early investment in "Pac-Man" and "Defender" would pay huge dividends. Studstill, one of the most powerful women in the male-...
  • Shepard Fairey to have major exhibition in hometown Charleston, S.C.

    Shepard Fairey to have major exhibition in hometown Charleston, S.C.
    Los Angeles street artist Shepard Fairey and New York art titan Jasper Johns come from different sides of the country and the contemporary art world, but they are similar in at least one respect: They both hail from South Carolina. The artists will be...
  • Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'

    Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'
    The most devastating scene in “12 Years a Slave” – a movie filled to the brim with devastating scenes, and one that rightly won the Best Picture Oscar at Sunday night’s Academy Awards – comes near the end. It speaks of...
  • Frank Gehry and Alexander Calder, a captivating union at LACMA

     Frank Gehry and Alexander Calder, a captivating union at LACMA
    Dressed in corduroy pants, slip-on black shoes and a windbreaker, Frank Gehry strolled through a tiny universe of thread and painted metal mobiles. Light, curves and shadows; all clutter stripped away. The shapes floated in silence and the architect,...
  • Carlos Paez Vilaro dies at 90; Uruguayan mural artist and musician

    Carlos Paez Vilaro dies at 90; Uruguayan mural artist and musician
    Carlos Paez Vilaro, a self-trained painter, sculptor, screenwriter, musician and architect who championed Afro-Uruguayan Candombe music and dance, created colorful murals in dozens of cities around the world, and built a huge "living sculpture" that...
  • In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu

    In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma traces its contemporary history to pioneers who populated the prairies. Now, new urban pioneers are repopulating the capital, Oklahoma City, as restaurateurs re-imagine landmark buildings and create new communities around...
  • For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold

     For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold
    Being nominated for an Oscar is always a big deal, lifting someone's career or a movie's fortunes at the box office. In Cambodia, an Oscar nomination is proving to be a big deal for an entire nation, crystallizing how important reviving the arts has...