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  • New York makes a (shaky) bid for L.A.'s pop culture crown

     
    For decades, the stereotype has been that Los Angeles is the center of the pop culture universe. Now, New York appears to be making a claim on the title. Not New York, the city; New York, the magazine. Here’s esteemed......
  • Critic's Notebook: The void as muse

     
    NEW YORK -- With the available money for ambitious new buildings having shrunk to almost nothing in this country -- and with firms continuing to downsize in brutal fashion -- where will architectural ideas come from, and where will they......
  • The time is Wright: Frank Lloyd celebrated from L.A. to New York this month

     
    Frank Lloyd Wright, arguably the first "starchitect" and perhaps the most celebrated residential designer of the 20th century, continues to be a news maker more than 50 years after his death. "Contemplating the Void," a show featuring 200 renderings...
  • Conversation with Frank Gehry to benefit Santa Monica High School orchestra

     
    Like his most famous buildings -- downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, among them -- Frank Gehry is adventurous and yet enduring. At 81, one of the world's most important (and controversial) architects shows no...
  • [Updated] Jeffrey Deitch says he'll still sell art -- but not deal in it -- after taking MOCA reins

     
    "Art isn't easy," Stephen Sondheim once noted in song, and Jeffrey Deitch, director-in-waiting of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, is finding that disposing of it in a hurry isn't easy either. MOCA braved considerable controversy when it announced in...
  • LACMA mend fences with the Prices

    LACMA mend fences with the Prices
    JOE AND Etsuko Price are back. Twenty-five years ago, they joined with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to fulfill a dream. The Prices donated $5 million to help construct the Pavilion for Japanese Art and promised a spectacular collection of...
  • Staying in Vegas? Not the Guggenheim

    Staying in Vegas? Not the Guggenheim
    Dustin and Lindsay Phillips had no idea they were part of the beginning of the end of the Guggenheim's great Las Vegas adventure, a seven-year gamble that is coming to a close with the museum taking its chips -- its paintings -- back home. The...
  • 'Songs of Ascension' takes flight at REDCAT

    'Songs of Ascension' takes flight at REDCAT
    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...
  • Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA

    Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA
    A WICKED sculpture at the entrance to the retrospective exhibition of Martin Kippenberger's work at the Museum of Contemporary Art crystallizes the manic tone that made the German-born Conceptual artist such an influential force, beginning in the 1980s....
  • Guggenheim names Richard Armstrong director

    Guggenheim names Richard Armstrong director
    The 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...
  • Broadway a big hit for Verdugo Hills High drama students

    Broadway a big hit for Verdugo Hills High drama students
    New 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...