No matter how much new art continues to appear, an age-old question remains: what makes something art?
No one knows that question better than art historian, author and professor Richard Meyer. The Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor in Art History at Stanford University recently released a new book ... More >>
"John Baldessari is so successful, he carries absolutely nothing in his pockets," says gravelly-voiced Tom Waits, halfway through a six-minute film about the 80-year-old, 6 feet, 7-inch tall, L.A. pop-conceptualist. "Not a thing," Baldessari confirms.
Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the duo behind ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the FamilyDr. Shifra Goldman led efforts to restore the David Alfaro Siqueiros Mural at Olvera Street.In many ways, art historian, scholar and political activist Shifra Goldman was the madrina -- the godmother -- of Chicano art. A memorial service in her honor held October 1 ... More >>
NASAEndeavor.Updated after the jump with reaction from Exposition Park-area county leader Mark Ridley-Thomas.
As NASA retires its space shuttle program, L.A. will get a piece of that history -- permanently.
The space agency announced today that the California Science Center in Exposition Pa ... More >>
Tonight, Barack Obama referred to a past generation's "Sputnik moment" during the State of the Union address, and mentioned the lack of one for this generation.
We disagree--they might have had a Sputnik moment, but we had a Sigue Sigue Sputnik moment.
And it's still awesome after all these year ... More >>
In downtown Los Angeles last night, some set out for the Music Center to see Ukranian bass Vitalij Kowaljow sing a passionate farewell to his daughter, as Wotan in Wagner's "Ring" cycle, while others tucked into the Central Library to see Timur Bek ... More >>