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  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint
    WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
  • Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen

    Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen
    Snobs often say that it’s wrong to stroll through a museum without stopping to study a single work of art. They have a point -- today we tend to do things too quickly. But there’s more than one way to look at great art, and scrutinizing...
  • MOCA director Philippe Vergne takes to Twitter

    MOCA director Philippe Vergne takes to Twitter
    If you’re wondering how new Museum of Contemporary Art Director Philippe Vergne is taking to Los Angeles and his post at the museum, or what he has to say about the ambitious “Mike Kelley” exhibition that opened March 30, just ask him....
  • Ovitz, Shepard Fairey among creditors in Rubenstein Gallery bankruptcy

    Ovitz, Shepard Fairey among creditors in Rubenstein Gallery bankruptcy
    The list of creditors in a recent bankruptcy filing for the Perry Rubenstein Gallery in Los Angeles reads like a Hollywood art-world summit. Among those with claims against the gallery, according to court documents: Creative Artists Agency founder and...
  • L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more

    L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more
    Baryshnikov does Chekov in "Man in a Case" at the Broad Stage. Plus, a Pulitzer Prize winner: D.L. Colburn’s “The Gin Game” at Little Fish Theatre. Dr. Keeling’s Curve Mike Farrell portrays the scientist who first sounded the...
  • Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.

     Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.
    When the city of Los Angeles established its "1% for the Arts" program more than two decades ago, the rationale was that commercial and municipal development takes a toll on the visual landscape of the city. To mitigate that, and to contribute to the...
  • Jimmy Choo celebrates in L.A. with Solange, Bastille

    Jimmy Choo celebrates in L.A. with Solange, Bastille
    Bastille rockin' the stage, Solange at the turntable, a caviar bar on ice and a Jeff Koons on the lawn. Jimmy Choo knows how to party alright. And party the brand did on Tuesday night in L.A. when creative director Sandra Choi hosted a launch for the...
  • L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

    L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block
    Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape. The...
  • College Board offers a few glimpses into its redesigned SAT

    The College Board on Wednesday released sample questions and other materials for a redesigned SAT, promising a test that is grounded in students' real-world experiences and more focused on knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college and careers....
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws
    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Wong Kar Wai, 'The Grandmaster' win big at Hong Kong Film Awards

    Wong Kar Wai, 'The Grandmaster' win big at Hong Kong Film Awards
    "The Grandmaster," Wong Kar Wai's period martial-arts movie starring Tony Leung and Zhang Ziyi, was the big winner at the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday, taking home 12 prizes including the statuette for best picture. Wong won the prize for...