Deborah Picker

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  • 14 years ago | Books

    Okay. Twelve books. Two pages. And four days to go until Christmas. Take this down: Each of the 50 grainy, hand-tinted color plates in Robert ParkeHarrison‘s stunning collection of mixed-media photographs, The Architect’s Brother (Twin P...

  • 14 years ago | Books

    Okay. Twelve books. Two pages. And four days to go until Christmas. Take this down: Each of the 50 grainy, hand-tinted color plates in Robert ParkeHarrison‘s stunning collection of mixed-media photographs, The Architect’s Brother (Twin P...

  • 14 years ago | Books

    She’s pretty, Heidi Julavits, in a collegiate sort of way, fresh and blond and bright. But her fiction is decidedly bleak. In her debut novel, The Mineral Palace, Julavits leads us back to Depression-era Pueblo, Colorado, a gritty little mini...

  • 15 years ago | Art

    This Sunday, October 22, LACMA opens its doors to its ”mid-century indoor-outdoor and lifestyle room with patio overhang.“ No, the museum hasn‘t ventured into real estate. The ’50s display is one of three ”period rooms...

  • 15 years ago | Art

    ARCHITECTURE L.A. AT THE HAMMER UCLA Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. October 8 through December 14   In conjunction with two major architecture exhibitions opening this month at the UCLA Hammer Museum (“The Un-Private House,” on...

  • 15 years ago | Books

    Thomas Beller plays a little trick on me. The young Manhattan-based fiction writer -- whom The New York Times has called ”brilliant“ and the New York Observer ”a local rake“ -- is late to our lunch at the Hollywood Hills Coffee...