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All The RageHerve van der Straeten. If you don't know his name, you should. Now that a new kind of minimalism is coming into fashion, as seen on the fall runways at Celine, Chloe and Stella McCartney, the jury is out on......
Washington is steeling itself for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20. Hotels have long sold out, and space on residents' floors is going by the square foot. But visitors have reason to be excited. They'll be on hand for a historic...
Associated PressArt dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
Times Staff WriterSEATTLE — When the Seattle Art Museum turns 75 next year, it intends to be not only the most important general art museum in the Pacific Northwest but to be nationally prominent too. It might just get its wish. On Saturday, a newly expanded...
Fashion CriticIf there is one thing 2008 will be remembered for when it comes to fashion, it'll be for bringing back big, bold "Dynasty"-era jewelry. We saw it on the runways at Balenciaga, Lanvin, Vera Wang and Louis Vuitton as the fall shows ushered in the trend of...
A girl, tarred and feathered, and strangled by a bullwhip, was found in the corner of a quiet garden. Nearby, at the top of a two-story glass-brick facade, was a speed-metal guitarist pounding out Ted Nugent-like jams before a gothic archway -- complete...
David W. Scott, an artist and art historian who served as founding director of the National Museum of American Art, played a key role in expanding the National Gallery of Art and shepherded the Corcoran Gallery of Art through a difficult time after a...
Times Staff WriterThe new Palms resort boldly hypes itself as Las Vegas' sex-iest adult playground--a way-cool, celebrity-studded, off-Strip boutique hotel and gambling joint. It's a big boast in a town that calls itself Sin City. My wife and I decided to find out for...
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Special to The TimesThe battered sign beside the road proclaimed, "Esther is here. The 1st woman who visited oversea. Art Woman." We turned and jounced down a dirt road to find "Art Woman," Esther Mahlangu, barefoot and lying on her stomach outside her thatch-roofed house....
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"The time has come to bring order out of chaos incident to rapid growth," wrote the architect Daniel H. Burnham. The year was 1909. The place, Chicago. The occasion, the unveiling of Burnham's sweeping, visionary plan to change the face of the city on the...
Times Staff WriterIt was the Gilded Age, a post-Civil War, pre-Great Depression era when the rich got richer and those who had it flaunted it, building grand and grandiose mansions and hotels as Rococo-Beaux Arts-Renaissance expressions of what they deemed the apogee of...
Times Staff WriterWITNESS the migration of wildlife across the Serengeti plains on a safari to Tanzania with the Santa Ana Zoo. The 12-day June 12 trip also will visit Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. "You literally see thousands of zebra, antelope...
Tags: Fishing, Travel, Tourism and Leisure, Migration, Nature
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