A little girl in ballet slippers, a jean jacket and a tulle tutu began an art collection Tuesday night at Barney's Beanery. It was barter night there, and the room with the pool tables in it had been corded off and art works hung above each booth. The idea was that those who wanted the art would com ... More >>
Future and past feel like they're on a collision course this week -- especially in William Leavitt's deceptively mundane drawings of suburbia gone awry and Dennis Hoekstra's and Noah Olmsted's ghostly, garish re-envisioning of the Pacific Design Center.
5. Modern-day mythmaker
Charles Garabedian di ... More >>
Copyright Billy Al Bengston, Billy Al Bengston studio holdings, photo by Brian Forrest Billy Al Bengston's painting Sonny, now at the Getty as part of Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Standard Time has arrived! Sort of. At least for the press.
This morning the Getty held the opening press confe ... More >>
Don't Know Much About Art, But . . . L.A. County Supervisor Warren Dorn and county lawyer John Maharg discuss "Five Dollar Billy," part of Ed Kienholz's Roxy's installation portraying a whorehouse. The installation at the L.A. County Museum of Art, along with the artist's Back Seat Dodge, 38, create ... More >>