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  • Items from Hitachiya in Torrance

    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...
  • Ada Louise Huxtable dies at 91; renowned architecture critic

    Ada Louise Huxtable dies at 91; renowned architecture critic
    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...
  • Gifford Phillips dies at 94; contemporary art advocate

    Gifford Phillips dies at 94; contemporary art advocate
    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...
  • Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect

    Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect
    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...
  • Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay

     Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay
    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...
  • Michael Asher dies at 69; pioneering conceptual artist

    Michael Asher dies at 69; pioneering conceptual artist
    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....
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    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...
  • Iwan Baan to sell photographic work to benefit Sandy relief

    Iwan Baan to sell photographic work to benefit Sandy relief
    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'...
  • Modernist Missionary

     
    Renaissance man Michael Boyd goes from collector to creator supreme with his new PLANEfurniture...
  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 15, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alex Prager

     
    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....