While financial analysts speculate about the not-so-sugar-coated demise of the cupcake industry, another sweet pastry is experiencing its own renaissance, at least maybe in the art world. The doughnut, a traditionally symmetrical, doughy ring of frosted near-perfection, is the cupcake's delightfully ... More >>
A somewhat conservative institution like the Getty Museum isn't alway known for its sense of humor. And Richard Meier's modernist castle on the hill can be intimidating. So it comes as a pleasant surprise to see the Getty jumping on one of the more amusing Internet memes to pop up in the last, oh, 7 ... More >>
This week, an exhibition feels like a haunted graveyard, a performer turns his body into a chemistry experiment and a sculptor exploits building codes.
5. Devil's Night in the middle of the day
In urban Detroit in the 1970s and '80s, the night before Halloween, called Devil's Night, was a mess of a ... More >>
A 24-year-old artist who lives in East L.A. was plowed down by a hit-and-run driver in a black BMW convertible on Sunday morning, according to friends on Facebook.
LA Observed and CBS LA have since picked up the story -- a terrifying one, and all too characteristic of the thousands of hit-and-runs ... More >>
The lineup is excitingly diverse this week: a reprise of Christian Marclay's now-famous 24-hour film, some lush landscape, a little-known L.A. painter, art like a vintage horror movie and (hopefully) not-boring performance.
5. Landscapes for inmates
Kelly Poe's photographs of rural landscapes are a ... More >>
Arts group ForYourArt kicks off the opening of its location across the street from LACMA at 6020 Wilshire Boulevard on Saturday with a box of doughnuts to share, as you do on your first day of work when you want to endear yourself to your office mates. Because this is an arts group after all, the s ... More >>