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  • A global accent on the L.A. runways

    A global accent on the L.A. runways
    Designers came from as far away as Istanbul and as nearby as Santa Monica to show their collections during the handful of disparate events that make up Los Angeles Fashion Week. But the one thing they had in common was an admiration for L.A. as a global...
  • Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market

    Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market
    Culture Monster has seen a picture of the global art market, and it looks very much like a portobello mushroom. The glimpse came not in a photograph, painting or drawing, but from the 83-page annual “TEFAF Art Market Report” issued...
  • MOCA director steers a steady course

    MOCA director steers a steady course
    Philippe Vergne says his first task as the new director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art is not to act quickly but to think and plan deeply. On the job less than two weeks after extensive past experience as director of New York's Dia Art Foundation...
  • Artists return to MOCA board

    Artists return to MOCA board
    Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
  • Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art

    Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art
    The idea seemed crazy at first: More than 500 knitters from 25 countries, hunkered down in their far-flung corners of the world, feverishly crafting granny squares — 14,000 of them altogether. Then, on a bright morning last May, knitters here...
  • Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show

    Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show
     A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard. Past double-take-...
  • At a Westside subway excavation, plenty of bones (and more) to pick

    At a Westside subway excavation, plenty of bones (and more) to pick
    Seventy feet below Wilshire Boulevard, cater-corner from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's street-lamp installation, fresh air roaring from giant ventilation pipes dulled the sickly sweet smell of petroleum. Amid the clatter of jackhammers and...
  • Spring arts 2014: Art

    Spring arts 2014: Art
    MARCH 28-AUG. 25 'In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas' Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum is well-known for having the most impressive collection of European Old Master and early Modern paintings in Los Angeles. Less familiar is the museum'...
  • L.A. Fashion Week: L.A. Fashion Council swaps runway for rooftop

    L.A. Fashion Week: L.A. Fashion Council swaps runway for rooftop
    This season the Los Angeles Fashion Council topped itself -- literally -- by staging a media presentation and luncheon Wednesday on the roof of the downtown building that houses its offices. Presented in rotating two- and three-look tableaux scattered...
  • Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott Schaefer

    Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott Schaefer
    "It's not about more. It's about better," says Scott Schaefer, the J. Paul Getty Museum's senior curator of paintings, a few days before his retirement. "The Getty's collections are meant to be small even though they are meant to be great. We have added...
  • Best feature film '12 Years a Slave' sweeps Spirit Awards

    Best feature film '12 Years a Slave' sweeps Spirit Awards
    The period drama "12 Years a Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was nominated....