| Apr 5, 2009
Master conceptualist and founding father of modern celebrity culture, Andy Warhol was also, for a spell in the 1960s, the most prolific filmmaker in America.
From 1963, when he acquired his first camera, to 1968, when he was shot and nearly killed by the...
| Jun 20, 2010
— Janelle MonŠe's feet moved in S curves as her band laid down a backbeat in the converted garage that acts as a music room inside Wondaland, the brick house that serves as her Atlanta headquarters. The singer watched herself in a wall of mirrors as...
| Nov 8, 2009
The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...
| Jan 31, 2010
When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 9:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The "Easy Rider" may have ridden off into the sunset but the battle for the riches Dennis Hopper left behind appears to be heading for a rough road. Iconic actor Dennis Hopper, who died Saturday after a long bout with cancer, had been...
| Mar 18, 2007
A designer in rehab, a movie mogul turned designer sugar daddy, and a star carrying a handbag honcho's baby? This week, the fashion world officially became tabloid fodder.
FOR THE RECORD:
Salma Hayek: A caption with an article in...
| May 16, 2007
The scene at Jovovich-Hawk's first Los Angeles fashion show was like a step back in time, much like the vintage-inspired line itself. For their first holiday line, designers Milla Jovovich and Carmen Hawk plucked inspiration from '60s pop, creating a...
| Jul 3, 2008
So much art, so little time. How to best navigate the Los Angeles gallery and museum scene? Here are critic's previews, openings and continuing shows for the week beginning Thursday, June 26.
Christopher Knight, Times Art Critic
| Jul 15, 2009
Is there room enough in the world of upscale Chinese restaurants for more than one man named Chow?
There is Michael Chow, the designer and art collector from Shanghai by way of London who founded the chain of famous Mr. Chow restaurants in 1968. And...
| Nov 21, 2008
With the news this week that the Museum of Contemporary Art on Grand Avenue is in dire financial straits and might have to merge with another institution, or even close, in the not too distant future, the time has again come for this city to step up.
| Mar 19, 2007
AS EVERY CARBON-BASED life form on this planet surely knows, Barack Obama, the junior Democratic senator from Illinois, is running for president. Since making his announcement, there has been no end of commentary about him in all quarters — musing...
| Nov 1, 2008
If Hollywood had true royalty, Tori Spelling -- the daughter of Candy Spelling and the late Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling -- would be its reigning princess. And the princess is switching castles.
Spelling just bought a Tuscan-style villa in Encino...