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Eli Broad's museum is set to open next year, students protest sexual assault policies at CalArts, Detroit's art collection survives another financial hurdle, rich people get a private dinner at the Sistine Chapel, and Marina Abramovic's latest in New York. Plus: poster artist Robbie Conal takes...
The official biography of the Hagen Quartet, which made a rare Southern California appearance at the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa on Tuesday night, begins with a quote from a Zurich newspaper calling the ensemble "undoubtedly the world's most famous quartet."
Imagine a louche Weimar-era universe of crowded salons stuffed with nude ladies deep in conversation. Now imagine that universe as a comic book drawn by German expressionist Otto Dix, a man for whom no scenario was too strange, no color too brilliant.
Joyce DiDonato, the renowned American mezzo-soprano, will kick off Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday evening with a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced Wednesday that the front portion of its new Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center will open Jan. 14.
Under the glare of lights in a room typically kept dark for performances, David Worthington took the microphone and gave voice to a man who hadn't been heard that evening — not in person, anyway, in this theater half a world removed from his home in Iran:
With Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky, the members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors who’ve been most active in pushing for government funding for cultural venues, about to step down due to term limits, board holdover Mark Ridley-Thomas is getting into the arts-venue...
The Broad museum has taken a step closer to announcing when it will open, staking out fall 2015 but stopping short of a specific date.
Three sites in California — the Watts Towers, Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Museum in Joshua Tree and the "Bay Lights" installation on the Oakland-Bay Bridge — have been named to a list of 11 "at-risk" sites by The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Mark Mothersbaugh’s career as an artist, which dovetails with his longtime gig as frontman of the rock band Devo, has progressed and developed to the point where he’s the subject of a national touring exhibition that kicks off on Halloween at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver...
“The Pope of Broadway” will be getting a face-lift.
Eli Broad's new contemporary art museum that is currently rising in downtown Los Angeles will now open some time in fall 2015, organizers said on Tuesday.
The California Arts Council is rolling out a new voucher program that will allow people to give arts license plates as gifts. The vouchers, which cost $50, are available starting Tuesday and can be purchased online.
Like Atlas in ancient Greek mythology, Lonnie Bunch has an immense load to carry as founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is now under construction near the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The Musée Picasso Paris has officially reopened following an extensive renovation that cost an estimated $66 million and saw an internal upheaval due to construction delays.
"Strings and Serpents," which was presented at REDCAT Sunday evening, combines an intrepid Canadian and French jazz piano duo and an adventurous Japanese koto duo with everyday video animation and exotic Aboriginal myth and maybe a few other things I missed. Cultures combined and cultures...
On the surface, Taysir Batniji's installation at Barnsdall Park's Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery might seem like just another conceptual art gag: two walls full of what appear to be 60 plain, white pieces of paper displayed in plain white frames.
"Zealot," Theresa Rebeck's new play at South Coast Repertory, is ostensibly set in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, at the start of the Hajj, the annual holy pilgrimage that able adult Muslims are required to make at least once in their lifetime. But like most unconvincing dramas, its real locale is the...
Following the recent vandalism of his inflatable sculpture "Tree" in Paris, Los Angeles artist Paul McCarthy rebounded over the weekend with the opening of a Christmas-themed exhibition featuring his signature brand of humorously racy creations.
Esa-Pekka Salonen returned Friday night to the Los Angeles Philharmonic for his annual fall residency with the orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall. This time, he really returned.