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  • 'Pacific Standard Time': Exhibitions to keep an eye on

    'Pacific Standard Time': Exhibitions to keep an eye on
    A few of the 60-plus shows have already opened, but "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" officially gets launched Oct. 1 and 2 with a trio of major surveys opening at the Getty, MOCA and LACMA. Here's an annotated list of some of the more...
  • Southland arts venues

    Southland arts venues
    18th Street Arts Center 1639 18th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 453-3711, 18thstreet.org A + D Architecture and Design Museum 6032 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 932-9393, http://www.aplusd.org American Museum of Ceramic Art...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown

    Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown
    First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we...
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Due to windstorm damage, it is advisable to call ahead and make sure venues are open. Dec. 6: Marla......
  • John Lautner designs open during Palm Springs Modernism Week

     
    Palm Springs Modernism: Architecture fans can still get tickets to see John Lautner landmarks in the desert: The Hotel Lautner in Desert Hot Springs and the Elrod House in Palm Springs....
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Eames’ at A+D Museum, ‘Sympathetic’ at MAK Center

     
    Text is a central component of two Pacific Standard Time exhibitions, both focused on design: “Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship” at the A+D Museum, and “Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist...
  • Eames House, Lovell Beach House open this weekend

     
    Two landmark homes -- Rudolph Schindler's Lovell Beach House in Newport Beach and Charles and Ray Eames' residence in Pacific Palisades -- are opening to the public this weekend in separate fundraisers. Architects, scholars, historians and critics --...
  • Small Schindler house in Inglewood remodeled for a new era

     
    Architect Steven Ehrlich is sitting in the front garden of a 1940 Rudolph M. Schindler home in Inglewood that he recently restored for daughter Onna Ehrlich-Bell and her family. Forty-foot-tall liquidambars line the street of mostly post-World War II...
  • PST, A to Z: Moments to remember, so far

     
    I’m now about halfway through my Pacific Standard Time odyssey, in which I plan to see all of the exhibitions at museums and other venues exploring the origins of today’s Los Angeles art world, about 60 in all. The official......
  • A celebration of Julius Shulman

     
    Noted architectural photographer Julius Shulman, someone whose images helped to build the reputations of so many modernist architects, showed little interest in slowing down. Pictured at age 91 in the 2002 photograph above, the photographer may have...
  • L.A. architecture at center (and in centerfolds) of new issue of PIN-UP magazine

     
    It often seems patronizing when New York magazine editors create special L.A. issues, as though the city is really worth exploring only once a year. Namely, in the winter. But Felix Burrichter gets a lot of things right in the......
  • Federal arts grants include $2.5 million for Southern California groups

     
    Southern California arts organizations and arts educators will get $2.5 million from the latest round of federal grantmaking announced Tuesday by the National Endowment for the Arts. California’s state arts agency, the California Arts Council,...