| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Works of art at the Detroit Institute of Art have been valued as high as $867 million in a report from the auction house Christie's that was officially delivered to the city Thursday.
The valuation only covers those pieces that were purchased by the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The big touring retrospective on artist Mike Kelley will reach Los Angeles on March 31, 2014, kicking off a four-month run through July 28 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibition, launched a year ago at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:01 PM
In naming Philippe Vergne, a seasoned career museum professional, as its new director, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has opted for fundamentals instead of glitz.
Vergne, 47, arrives with credentials that include more than 20 years running museums or...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For generations, a holy trinity of painter-muralists has loomed over Mexican modern art. Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco, known as los tres grandes, or "the big three," generally have set the terms for any discussion about...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The downtown industrial district just got a little bit cooler. The area, already home to Night Gallery on the southern edge of downtown, saw the opening Friday night of the Mistake Room. The nonprofit exhibition space will feature contemporary art and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...
| Dec 25, 2013
Today is the day Christians around the world celebrate one of the central miracles of the New Testament: the birth of God's son on Earth. Since then, the "miracle" bar has been lowered and the label has been secularized, attached by the media to all...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Anne Ellegood | Curator
Hammer Museum Senior Curator Anne Ellegood will likely see some...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Her name is at the top of the masthead of Vogue magazine. This spring, it will also grace the newly renovated costume institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The Met announced Tuesday that it is naming the building housing its costume...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A trove of 200,000 photographic items from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation is being donated to five institutions around the world, including the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the National Gallery of...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Before he became a potter, setting aside a longtime hobby for full-time engagement, Adam Silverman trained and practiced as an architect. Clay vessels and buildings are significantly different, in myriad obvious ways. But Silverman sometimes collapses the...