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Times Staff WritersOtis Chandler, whose vision and determination as publisher of the Los Angeles Times from 1960 to 1980 catapulted the paper from mediocrity into the front ranks of American journalism, died today of a degenerative illness called Lewy body disease. He was...
Times Staff WritersA Man of Many Passions Transformed The Times Had Otis Chandler never worked a single day, his would have been a memorable life. An Olympic-caliber athlete, a champion weightlifter, an accomplished race car driver, big game hunter, surfer, cyclist,...
When the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awarded the pro-verbial "genius grant" to Dave Hickey in 2001, it noted his "original perspectives on contemporary art in essays that engage academic and general audiences equally." Many may have...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Norman Rockwell, Las Vegas, Weddings
"We are both architects in a way. We both deal with structure, we are both artists, and we are both egomaniacs. I have worn a cape. There is where we end." With this, T.C. Boyle cocked one of his circumflex eyebrows and addressed a glass of Moscato that...
Anna Manahan Irish actress won a Tony Anna Manahan, 84, a leading Irish actress who won a Tony Award in 1998 for her role as the nasty mother Mag in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" on Broadway, died Sunday in her hometown of Waterford, Ireland, after a...
Art CriticWhen an artist picks up dangling threads and ties them together, sometimes the result is a jolt as powerful as when electrical wires cross. Sparks fly, heads turn and a dangerous beauty is unleashed. Catherine Opie is an artist who tied threads...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Cindy Sherman, History, Minority Groups
Architecture CriticFrank Gehry, who turned 80 on Saturday, is the most famous architect in the world by a healthy margin. He is also, arguably, the most significant talent in American architecture since Frank Lloyd Wright. His firm, Gehry Partners, has streamlined a process...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has been Exhibit A of museums-on-the-go during the expansionist and sometimes boundary-pushing and populist tenure of director Thomas Krens. Krens made "Guggenheim" an international brand name for modern and...
Times Staff WriterThe theatrical, floor-to-ceiling, merlot-colored drapes at the Marqués de Riscal would suit a production of "Hedda Gabler" or "Hamlet." But this is not a tragedy. This is a guest room at the first and only hotel designed by Frank Gehry. When the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNew York Behold America's theater capital, twinkling, preening, clanging, stoking ambitions and devouring tourist dollars. Now behold the drama students of Verdugo Hills High School, their parents ferrying them from the San Fernando Valley to LAX, their...
Times Staff WriterIN Tony Scott's action thriller "Man On Fire," there's a scene where a bodyguard played by Denzel Washington realizes that his young client (Dakota Fanning) is about to be kidnapped. Time slows to a crawl, the camera does a loopy 360-degree pan, and the...
When the musician Meredith Monk and the visual artist Ann Hamilton first worked together in 2001, they created "Mercy," a work that was described variously as dance, opera, musical theater and installation art. The performance was a meditation on violence...
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