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  • Assemblage and collage enrich Hampton art show

    Assemblage and collage enrich Hampton art show
    When pioneering French artist Marcel Duchamp unveiled his most influential work in New York nearly a century ago, even the avant-garde artists who organized the exhibit were stunned. No one before had imagined anything like a urinal as a work of art. But...
  • Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

    Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
    Rebels in Paradise The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Henry Holt: 288 pp., $27 After decades of neglect, Los Angeles art history is a hot topic. The most immediate reason is "Pacific Standard Time: L.A. Art 1945-1980," an...
  • Detroit evolving into a haven for artists

    Detroit evolving into a haven for artists
    "Where you headed?" asked the cheerful driver of the rental-car shuttle at the Detroit airport. "Detroit!" I answered, equally cheerfully. "Southfield, Birmingham or Rochester?" he asked, referring to well-to-do northern suburbs. PHOTOS: Detroit's...
  • Art Review: Pacific Asia Museum goes modern, for the time being

    Art Review: Pacific Asia Museum goes modern, for the time being
    One of the unexpected dividends of the Getty’s far-reaching “Pacific Standard Time” series is the cross-pollination of audiences and institutions; another is focused historic perspective. The Pacific Asia Museum, not known for modern-art...
  • Interview with Zippy creator Bill Griffith

    Interview with Zippy creator Bill Griffith
    Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
  • Baring a hidden Pasadena gem

    Baring a hidden Pasadena gem
    Pacific Asia Museum, celebrating its 40th anniversary in Pasadena, may be one of the most overlooked cultural resources in Southern California. “People call it a ‘hidden gem,’" said Executive Director Charles Mason. Yet this Chinese-...
  • 'The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde' edited by David W. Bernstein

    'The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde' edited by David W. Bernstein
    The San Francisco Tape Music Center 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde Edited by David W. Bernstein University of California Press/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: 336 pp., $65 THERE was a time when the zeitgeist used to get bashed about...
  • Urban Outfitters designs an L.A. mini-mall with scenesters in mind

    Urban Outfitters designs an L.A. mini-mall with scenesters in mind
    Urban Outfitters is turning the mini-mall into a scenester hangout. Picture a sleek tapas bar, chic sneaker boutique and art book store instead of Payless, Quiznos and Hallmark. On Monday, the Philadelphia-based chain is unveiling a new retail concept,...
  • Steven Alan Outpost store opens in L.A.

    Think of it as outlet shopping and so much more. Steven Alan, known for his popular women's and men's button-down shirts, is opening his first Steven Alan Outpost store in L.A., offering deals on previous season's styles for men and women at 30% to 75%...
  • 'The Porn Identity': Vienna exhibit sheds the shadows

    You look around nervously as you approach the ticket counter. What would people think if they saw you going into a place like this? Even the woman at the counter seems to be looking at you funny. What kind of guy would come here in broad daylight? You...
  • Dennis Hopper, easy-rider art enthusiast

    Dennis Hopper, easy-rider art enthusiast
    It was a year ago, late on a June gloom Venice afternoon, when I last sat down with Dennis Hopper. We had been working for over 18 months on a publication of his photographs for Taschen Books. It was our last meeting before the book went to print and he...
  • Tag, this artist is definitely it

    Tag, this artist  is definitely it
    Over the course of a career that has variously infuriated anti-graffiti task force officers and enthralled Japanese street couture collectors -- meaning winning props from hip-hop superstars Kanye West and Pharrell Williams -- the pop artist KAWS has...