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  • Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point

    Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point
    These days, the building on Diane Disney Miller's mind is San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum, opened in 2009. She bubbles with enthusiasm over this recent tribute to her father, Walt, housed in a former Army barracks building in the Presidio....
  • reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

     
    Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National...
  • Disney Hall: Musical dream bankrolled by taxpayers, private donors

    Disney Hall: Musical dream bankrolled by taxpayers, private donors
    Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance. "A concert hall that would...
  • Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.

    Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.
    In a lecture at Harvard in the early 1990s, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo referred to Frank Gehry as a "noble savage." The comment, partly a joke, perfectly summed up the conventional wisdom that had gathered around Gehry's work during the time...
  • It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute

    It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute
    The event: Monday night's “L.A. Phil Gala,” celebrating Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th anniversary and honoring the hall’s innovative architect Frank Gehry. The performance:  Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Phil in a varied...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb

     
    Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca...
  • James Turrell shapes perceptions

    James Turrell shapes perceptions
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater. It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
  • Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques

    Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques
    Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
  • Danh Vo wins 2012 Hugo Boss Prize from Guggenheim Foundation

    Danh Vo wins 2012 Hugo Boss Prize from Guggenheim Foundation
    Artist Danh Vo has been named the winner of the 2012 Hugo Boss Prize, which is administered by the Guggenheim Foundation. Vo, who was born in Vietnam in 1975 and grew up in Denmark, will have a solo exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New...
  • Frank Gehry endows new annual prize at SCI-Arc

    Frank Gehry endows new annual prize at SCI-Arc
    Architect Frank Gehry has made a new donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and as a result, the school is naming a new prize after him. SCI-Arc announced Wednesday that Gehry, a trustee of the school since 1990, and his wife,...
  • Celebrity wardrobe hits and misses of 2012

    Celebrity wardrobe hits and misses of 2012
    Strike a pose If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...