| Jul 27, 2008
THE POP culture petri dish of the Olympic Games has made must-haves out of David Hockney posters (Munich, 1972), plush baby snow owls (Nagano, 1998), blue berets (Salt Lake City, 2002), even wedge haircuts (Innsbruck, 1976). And with the 2008 Summer Games...
| Jan 6, 2009
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Betty Freeman, a fiercely independent philanthropist and photographer often described as a Medici for contemporary classical music, who supported a Who's Who of modern composers, including John Cage, Philip Glass, Pierre Boulez and John Adams, died...
| Nov 30, 2008
There are countless iconic images of Los Angeles -- David Hockney's crystalline swimming pools and Ed Ruscha's black-and-white Sunset Strip among them. But until now, few have felt compelled to capture (let alone bottle) the way the city smells....
| Dec 6, 2008
Los Angeles Modern Auctions has two sales this month. On Sunday at its new location in Van Nuys, nearly 600 pieces of furniture and fine art by woodworker Sam Maloof, outdoor furniture designer Walter Lamb, painter David Hockney and other international...
| Mar 29, 2009
Here's how Lawrence Weschler sees it: "The world as it is," he writes in his 2004 collection of essays and reportage, "Vermeer in Bosnia," "is overdetermined: the web of all those interrelationships is dense to the point of saturation. . . . If I were...
| Dec 6, 2009
David Hockney, renowned chronicler of Los Angeles' sun-drenched life and landscapes, hasn't been around much lately. He's much more likely to be painting these days in his native Yorkshire than in his adopted Southern California.
But unlock the studio...