| Apr 23, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In an 18,000-square-foot warehouse tucked into the shadow of the 10 freeway in downtown L.A., artist David Choe is covered in paint spatters. His hair is unkempt, and his beard is scraggly. âThis has been the most stressful month,â he says. Choe,...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- Top job: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has chosen choreographer Robert Battle as its new artistic director to succeed Judith Jamison, who is retiring in 2011. (New York Times) -- Wartime record: Nearly all of Anne Frank's diary --......
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Sharon Johnston, who runs the Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee & Associates with her husband Mark Lee, told me a couple of years ago that there was one key difference between their work and the mannered, loosely flamboyant designs of Thom Mayne, Frank...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street artist Banksy sold at an auction in Miami on Tuesday for $575,000, which was at the low end of estimates. Two other Banksy works -- which the artist created during his monthlong...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Growing up in a working-class London suburb beset by dull classes and endless winters, Dean Stockton often escaped into a dream vision of California fueled in equal measure by "Back to the Future" and the skateboard bible Thrasher magazine. "When I was 12...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"It's not about more. It's about better," says Scott Schaefer, the J. Paul Getty Museum's senior curator of paintings, a few days before his retirement.
"The Getty's collections are meant to be small even though they are meant to be great. We have added...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Banksy officially bade farewell to New York on Thursday after spending the month of October in the city creating random street art at public sites in all five boroughs.
The anonymous British artist posted a message on his official website Thursday: "And...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Banksy has proved bankable in Beverly Hills.
The mysterious British street artist's "Flower Girl" mural, which he stenciled onto the wall of a Los Angeles gas station in 2008, was sold for $209,000 Thursday evening at Julien's Auctions, where it was the...
| 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...