*Thom Mayne, Frank Gehry & the L.A. Architects Who Changed Everything
*Schindler House's Exhibit About How We Travel
*Moby: L.A. Architecture's New Mascot
Neutra, Gehry, Schindler, Eames -- they're all included in the Getty Institute's initiative Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Arc ... More >>
This week, a gorilla guards an oversized balloon sculpture, LACMA screens work by a pioneer in animation, and the swing set takes on new, psychological dimensions.
5. Power to destroy
Sculptor Sterling Ruby's ceramic basins look like miniature wastelands, full of destroyed, melted artifacts and bur ... More >>
Resurrection is a theme this week. Artist Scott Benzel brings back Sharon Tate as a faux Maoist and Rob Sullivan revives local ghosts.
5. Nuclear wasteland art
When nuclear plants and uranium mills close, the leftover radioactive waste has to go somewhere. Scattered across the rural west are Uraniu ... More >>
In 1966, Robert Smithson, famous for piling up mud and black basalt in Utah's Great Salt Lake and sculpting it into a 1,500-foot coil called Spiral Jetty, went rock hunting with sculptor Donald Judd. They went in New Jersey, where Smithson was from, and spent an hour chopping away at a lump of lava ... More >>
"God made the rock. Man made all this equipment," said a Riverside resident who'd driven to Jurupa Valley, a few miles east of home last night. He and over a hundred others gathered to see a 340-ton granite rock, soon to be part of Levitated Mass, artist Michael Heizer's massive outdoor sculpture at ... More >>
An unconfirmed report suggests that the Museum of Contemporary Art's board of trustees is ready to turn control of the embattled institution over to a small non-profit art space, Machine Project. "Basically, the board doesn't know what to do," said a source with inside information. "This is a Hai ... More >>