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  • David Gilhooly dies at 70; a leader of Bay Area funk art movement

    David Gilhooly dies at 70; a leader of Bay Area funk art movement
    David Gilhooly, a prominent Northern California sculptor of fanciful frogs who was a founder of the Bay Area funk art movement at UC Davis in the early 1960s, has died. He was 70. He died Aug. 21 after collapsing at his home in Newport, Ore., said his...
  • Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator

    Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator
    “Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side” has served as a pithy invitation to explore Manhattan’s avant-garde arts scene since 1972, when Lou Reed had a hit record intoning the refrain. But "take a tram ride up a Los Angeles hillside"...
  • 'Architecture for Dogs' draws a pack to Long Beach Museum of Art

    'Architecture for Dogs' draws a pack to Long Beach Museum of Art
    With “Architecture for Dogs” currently on view, should we be surprised that the Long Beach Museum of Art has seen its visitor numbers soar 50%? The brainchild of Japanese designer Kenya Hara, “Architecture for Dogs” consists of...
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
  • Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist

    Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist
    As a leading contemporary ceramic artist, Elsa Rady created elegantly simple porcelain vessels and often controlled how they were presented by bolting the refined pieces into place. "She really forged her own path and became a force," said Jo Lauria,...
  • 11 micro-itineraries for Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island

    11 micro-itineraries for Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island
    Did somebody order fish and ships? The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County -- the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast -- is where the cruise ships call, where global cargo gets loaded and unloaded, where ton upon ton of maritime...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island

    Southern California Close-Ups: Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina Island
      First published on July 3, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County is the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast. It’s where cruise ships call, where ton upon ton of maritime machinery...
  • 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...
  • Culture Watch: 'Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945-1980'

     
    'Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945-1980' is the long-missing general textbook on the rise, fall and transformation of a major aspect of post-World War II art....
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Exchange and Evolution’ at Long Beach Museum of Art

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • Time to vote for the Vans that move you

     
    Voting in the Vans Custom Culture contest -- which will award $50,000 to the winning entry's high school arts program -- is now open. The competition includes customized kicks from 10 high schools in five regions across the country and voting ends May 3.....