| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:26 AM
NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!" aired Thursday night and predictably sent social media snarking, followed by more tempered reviews from TV critics and theater lovers.
Although the show might not have been one of everybody's favorite things, NBC got big...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Now that Los Angeles has lifted a ban on public art murals in some single-family neighborhoods and will allow people to erect murals on the sides of their houses, garages and fences, perhaps there...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Seventy years after her death in a mental hospital where she had lived for the last three decades of her life, French sculptor Camille Claudel continues to fascinate even if her artistic talent is obscured by her madness and her work exists perpetually in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The mysterious street artist Banksy is now well into his monthlong artist’s “residency” on the streets of New York, in which he’s been throwing up new pieces around the city daily.
He’s done quite a bit of viral marketing...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
As the month of October begins, street-art fans are buzzing with curiosity over signs that Banksy is in Los Angeles and on the loose.
Enigmatic statements have been surfacing around the city. The posters – the most recent appeared at Beverly and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:37 AM
West Hollywood now has a public place to pledge last wishes, at least until the end of the month.
Owners of the coming nightclub DBA (Doing Business As) have turned the construction site into a community art project, forgoing the typical plywood and...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Mysterious British street artist Banksy, infiltrating New York with "Better Out Than In," on Friday introduced "Sirens of the Lambs."
It's art in motion. A slaughterhouse delivery truck is filled with plush animal toys, squeaking through the slatted...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
No matter what opinions you have of Banksy, the anonymous British graffiti artist whose monthlong "residency" on the streets of New York has drawn crowds of curious onlookers, it would be hard to deny his skills as an art-world publicity machine....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:06 PM
As Banksy enters the homestretch of his highly touted, monthlong New York "residency," fans of the anonymous street artist have had ample opportunity to experience his presumed street-art creations at random spots around the city.
Of course, anything...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Banksy has taken New York, but some New Yorkers are obviously not taken with Banksy. Or, to use the old adage: Art is in the eye of the beholder.
Banksy, the world-famous and famously anonymous street artist, has been in New York for a month, creating...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Banksy mural that has long adorned a British shop wall has been removed, likely to be auctioned off.
This marks the second time this year that graffiti from the famous (or infamous) street artist has vanished in north London.
"Slave Labour," a piece...