| Jul 28, 2012
Palm plant wok scrubbers: Effective on all kinds of pots, not just woks. $3 to $8.
Sori Yanagi teakettle: This iconic water kettle was designed by the renowned Japanese designer Sori Yanagi, who died last year. His butterfly stool is in the permanent...
| Jan 8, 2013
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Ada Louise Huxtable, the architecture critic who in two decades of writing for the New York Times became a powerful force in shaping New York City and was better known than many of the architects she was covering and certainly more feared, has died. She...
| Apr 18, 2013
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Gifford Phillips, a gentlemanly patron of cultural institutions and passionate advocate of contemporary art who played a leading role at museums on both coasts of the United States, has died. He was 94.
Phillips died Wednesday of natural causes at a...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Lebbeus Woods, an experimental architect who inspired colleagues and architecture students with radically inventive designs and installations that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes, has died. He was 72.
Woods died Tuesday in Manhattan, according...
| Nov 5, 2012
Gae Aulenti, an Italian architect who attained international prominence turning old buildings into modern museums, including Paris' Musee d'Orsay and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, died Wednesday at her home in Milan. She was 84.
Her family told...
| Oct 17, 2012
Michael Asher, the pioneering conceptual artist who challenged expectations of what constitutes a work of art and what happens during an art critique, died in his sleep at his Los Angeles home early Monday after several years of poor health. He was 69....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:05 PM
In the days following Superstorm Sandy, Dutch photographer Iwan Baan snapped a startling aerial image of the darkened New York skyline. The photograph, which depicts Lower Manhattan plunged into a black out, was featured on the cover of New York magazine'...
| May 3, 2012
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Renaissance man Michael Boyd goes from collector to creator supreme with his new PLANEfurniture...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Born in 1979, Alex Prager is a self-taught photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. Featured in the Museum o Modern Art’s “New Photography 2010,” Prager’s work has been exhibited at institutions worldwide....