| Dec 4, 2009
| 4:32 PM
At Art Basel Miami Beach this week, the mood was low-key, almost solemn, with more than 250 galleries from 33 countries and five continents on hand for the biggest art fair in the country, drawing collectors, dealers, artists and others.......
| Dec 21, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The Mondrian Hotel on the Sunset Strip is reloading its RELOAD retail series with a Kiki de Montparnasse pop-up shop, now open through Feb. 28, stocking the brandâs luxury lingerie loungewear and Romantic Concierge service featuring Kiki âspecialists,...
| Oct 26, 2008
Sibling rivalry has never looked more glamorous than when Annie Leibovitz shot the high-profile sisters Jackie and Joan Collins in Los Angeles for Vanity Fair in 1987, at the height of the "Dynasty"-era excess. Competing, cantilevered cleavage and dueling...
| Jun 11, 2008
Jennifer Bornstein was a kid in a candy store -- with almost half a year to gorge herself. When Hammer Museum curator Allegra Pesenti asked Bornstein to rummage through the institution's huge collection of graphic work and put together a show of...
| Jul 9, 2008
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired a collection of Oceanic art considered to be one of the most significant private collections of its kind assembled in the 20th century.
The acquisition, announced Tuesday by the museum, comprises 46...
| Apr 22, 2010
With just about a gazillion pictures of food on blogs and websites, accessible at the touch of a BlackBerry button, it might seem a little ho-hum to stage a museum show of food photography.
But an exhibition at the Getty Museum called "In Focus: Tasteful...
| Jun 25, 2009
| 12:20 PM
Thirteen years ago, a billboard went up in lower Manhattan to advertise "Made in Heaven," a movie that didn't exist but that Conceptual artist Jeff Koons wanted to make. The billboard pictured Koons, boyishly buff and utterly naked, reclining on a bronze-...
| Aug 16, 2009
Ruth Ford, a onetime member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre who appeared in numerous Broadway plays and in films and television, has died. She was 98.
Ford died Wednesday of age-related complications at her home in New York City, said her lawyer,...
| Aug 28, 2009
1ST THURSDAYS: ECLECTIC KNIGHTS: art gathering featuring works by UCF alumni and faculty: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3; Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando; $10.
DR. SKETCHY: casual artist meetup with live model sketching: 8 p.m....
| Apr 12, 2009
Some glimpses of the conductor from his friends and colleagues who were asked to share a key memory. The reminiscences were mostly written, at the invitation of The Times. Several were shared in interviews with music critic Mark Swed and staff writer Mike...
| Jul 11, 2010
It was a year ago, late on a June gloom Venice afternoon, when I last sat down with Dennis Hopper. We had been working for over 18 months on a publication of his photographs for Taschen Books. It was our last meeting before the book went to print and he...