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  • 'John Bock: Palms' at REDCAT

    'John Bock: Palms' at REDCAT
    In the late 1990s, a lot of American artists fancied themselves filmmakers. Most got stuck in a no man's land that was not very fun to visit. On the upside, artists enjoyed the freedom of including feature-length videos in their installations. And they...
  • An open letter to MOCA's board of trustees

    An open letter to MOCA's board of trustees
    To: MOCA trustees Re: Rescue plans for MOCA's fiscal crisis I read with interest in Wednesday's paper about the fiscal calamity plaguing the Museum of Contemporary Art, which seems to suggest that the nation's premier institution for art of the past...
  • Review: 'Scratching on Things I Could Disavow. . . .'

    Review: 'Scratching on Things I Could Disavow. . . .'
    The pompously titled extravaganza “Scratching on Things I Could Disavow: A History of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Arab World/Part 1_Volume 1_Chapter 1 (Beirut: 1992-2005): A Project by Walid Raad” promises a lot more than it delivers....
  • Robert Shapazian dies at 67; founding director of Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills

    Robert Shapazian dies at 67; founding director of Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills
    Robert Shapazian, a scholarly art dealer who started importing art at age 13 and went on to become the founding director of the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, has died. He was 67. Shapazian died of lung cancer Saturday at his Los Angeles home, said...
  • Achim Freyer is consumed by 'The Ring of the Nibelung'

    Achim Freyer is consumed by 'The Ring of the Nibelung'
    A female voice floats from a loudspeaker, sounding preternaturally calm amid the morning chaos inside Los Angeles Opera's costume shop on South Alameda Street downtown. "We're ready for a dwarf in Fitting Room 2," the voice intones. In recent days,...
  • 'The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess' by Andrei Codrescu

    The Posthuman Dada Guide Tzara & Lenin Play Chess Andrei Codrescu Princeton University Press: 238 pp., $16.95 paper The job is gone, the 401(k) is gutted, college tuition is due, and "Grey's Anatomy" is a shadow of its former self. Can't decide...
  • The List: Art Openings

    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. Critic's Preview Christopher Knight, Times Art Critic Chris &...
  • Los Angeles art history a timeline

    Los Angeles art history — a timeline
    A selective timeline of modern and contemporary art in the L.A. area 1927 Walter and Louise Arensberg, major patrons of Marcel Duchamp, move from New York to Los Angeles and install their trove of modern art and ethnic artifacts in a Hollywood house that...
  • Guns guard Damien Hirst's lamb at BCAM

    Guns guard Damien Hirst's lamb at BCAM
    As you stroll through the Broad Contemporary Art Museum, images of guns confront you, including Andy Warhol's hip-swiveling, gun-slinging "Elvis," Chris Burden's Los Angeles policemen and the gun-brandishing fascist thugs of Leon Golub. And there are...
  • Visuals arts offerings for 2009-2010

    Visuals arts offerings for 2009-2010
    Current shows/events 1ST THURSDAYS: ECLECTIC KNIGHTS: art gathering featuring works by UCF alumni and faculty: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3; Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando; $10. DR. SKETCHY: casual artist meetup with live model sketching: 8 p.m....
  • Artist Bruce Nauman skywrites over Pasadena

     
    Down on the ground, it was a Saturday morning pretty much like any other in the Arroyo Seco's Brookside Park, a stone's throw from Pasadena's Rose Bowl. Kids were playing soccer, vendors hawked ice cream, families were heading to the......
  • The endlessly enigmatic Monsieur Duchamp

     
    Marcel Duchamp served for many years as both a prince and court jester to modern art in the 20th century. While creating some well-known works, he also punctured pretensions with jokes, pranks, aphorisms and a perpetual hunt for new byways......