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  • The Look for Less: Philippe Starck's Mademoiselle chair versus the Miss chair

     
    Philippe Starck's Mademoiselle chair was designed in 2003 but got a fashion makeover four years later, when its manufacturer, Kartell, teamed with Italian fashion houses to upholster the minimalist piece. Moschino and Dolce & Gabbana contributed fabrics...
  • USC art exhibition raises a question: Has any strong visual artist also been an accomplished athlete?

     
    Has a reasonably accomplished athlete –- someone who had at least a pretty good run as a team member or solo competitor in intercollegiate or professional sports –- ever gone on to be a reasonably acclaimed visual artist? The question......
  • Art review: 'Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art' at ACME

     
    Los Angeles does not have a Museum of Ceramic Art. And it doesn’t need one. (Though not for the reasons usually trotted out.) In a time dominated by overspecialized niche marketing and an increasingly splintered public, what we need is......
  • Paul Soldner, the Claremont ceramic artist who discovered American raku, dies at 89

     
    Paul Soldner, the ceramicist who discovered American raku and taught for decades at Scripps College, died at his home in Claremont on Monday at age 89. What is American raku? The American Museum of Ceramic Art founder David Armstrong, a......
  • The Deal: Six sales for ceramics

     
    As the holiday shopping grows more intense, so do the sales. This weekend you'll find an unusually high number of sales on ceramics: Jackalope's red tag sale, running through Monday, features discounts of up to 50% on pots and planters.......
  • The Deal: Sarah Cihat ceramics on sale at Inheritance

     
    Brooklyn designer Sarah Cihat's work is part of a holiday sale of handmade decor at Inheritance, the Beverly Boulevard store known for distinctive tabletop wares. The price reductions, from 25% to 30%, are good through Saturday. Cihat gained prominence...
  • Heath Ceramics' annual L.A. sale and open house

     
    Heath Ceramics' annual sale starts this morning, and almost everything in the Los Angeles store (and Sausalito factory) is 20% off, through Nov. 28. That includes Heath's classic dinnerware, Adam Silverman's pottery, glassware, flatware, tile, books,...
  • Datebook: Events, classes, exhibits for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links,......
  • Irvine Lake fishing trout season opener

     
    Veteran angler Steve Carson, whose weekly Irvine Lake fishing reports run in Outposts, shares some tips and tactics for the lake's Nov. 5 trout-season opener: Some 20,000 pounds of trout will be planted in Irvine Lake just before the upcoming......
  • The Deal: Turkish imports at Distant moving sale

     
    In preparation for a move to 3rd Street on Nov. 1, the Turkish import store Distant in L.A. is slashing prices on lamps, pillowcases and the ceramics by 70% to 80%. "We always wanted to be in that area but......
  • American Museum of Ceramic Art lands bigger space -- and Millard Sheets mural

     
    In a strange turn of events, the banking world's loss is the art world's gain. One of the many bank failures in recent memory, the PFF Bank and Trust at 399 N. Garey Ave. in Pomona closed its doors last......