The Annenberg Space for Photography will bring the exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present" to its space in Century City in June. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an advance look.
The heavy commercial district that is Century City will be getting an injection of rock 'n' roll this summer. In conjunction with the upcoming exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present,” KCRW-FM has revealed the lineup for thre
All InFrom Refugee Camp to Poker ChampJerry Yang with Mark Tabb
Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland...
Elton John said a photograph of two girls by Nan Goldin has been published around the world "without any objections of which we are aware" and auctioned twice by Sotheby's.
The photo, "Klara and Edda Belly-Dancing," was seized by...
The Other Side of Desire
Four Journeys Into the Far Realms of Lust and Longing
Ecco: 208 pp., $24.99
Aptly, journalist Daniel Bergner's exploration of erotic yearnings -- with their ineluctable pull and often startling...
Robert Frank's "The Americans" -- Expanded Edition
Edited and with text
by Sarah Greenough
Steidl: 506 pp., $75 hardcover
He was a foreigner with a camera, a young artist newly arrived on the streets of Manhattan from the Old...
The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost...
Marilyn Minter's latest pictures look like high fashion throwing up: Big, glossy close-ups of lipsticked mouths spewing diamonds, pearls and colorful, glittering goo.
Both luminous and grotesque, they are meant to evoke the experience of flipping through...
Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 314 pp., $26
What is it, exactly, that makes reading Adam Phillips such a refreshing, rewarding and invigorating experience? A psychoanalyst who splits his time between his private practice and his...
By Christopher Knight Art Critic It resonated like a huge stone dropped into a big pond: A year ago, as reports surfaced that the Museum of Contemporary Art had dug itself into a deep financial hole from which it might ...
Further confirming a strange propensity toward artsy biopics, Nicole Kidman is slated to play Martha Gellhorn, the great early 20th century war correspondent and third wife to Ernest Hemingway, in a just-green-lighted HBO original movie, "Hemingway & Gellhorn.
On the cover of its August issue, above the puffed bangs of Angelina Jolie, Vanity Fair promises "Dennis Hopper's last interview." More accurately, the tagline should read: VF contributor Bob Colacello takes a few semicoherent things that Hopper said when ...
Israeli artist Michal Chelbinâs photographs of young Ukrainian and Russian wrestlers at M+B are both beautiful and unsettling. Shot in a straightforward manner, the lushly colored images belong to a tradition of unblinking portraiture that descends from Dian
Throughout history, humans have embraced trees for their beauty, strength and spiritual symbolism. Artists have been equally fascinated with the wooded perennial as a model, perhaps for its serene, low-maintenance temperament, easy accessibility and its timele