This is the fifth installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, tracking modern architecture happenings all over the city during the Getty's big initiative. Check out our previous entries:
*The Getty's Big, New Exploration of L.A. Architecture
*SCI-Arc's Gala and a Concert at Jackie Treeh ... More >>
Courtesy Judy Chicago. Photo: Donald Woodman.Judy Chicago and Materials & Applications, "Disappearing Environments," 2012.
Sure, if you arrived at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2012 after seven last Thursday night, when the opening party ended, you had to lay down cash for your drinks. But out ... More >>
Judy Chicago, Lloyd Hamrol and Eric Orr's Disappearing Environments in 1968When Judy Chicago staged Disappearing Environments in a brand new Century City shopping mall in 1968, she was a young California minimalist, using color and space as weapons to prod an otherwise exuberant consumer cult ... More >>
A document can make a big difference, as the Birthers are currently proving in all the wrong ways. The Magna Carta -- a document whose Madonna-level status requires you to drop the "the" and refer to it simply as "Magna Carta" -- reframed the relationship between royalty and us re ... More >>
Live AuctioneersFrom Robert Mapplethorpe's 39-photo "X, Y and Z Portfolios," now in the clutches of LACMA and the GettyRobert Mapplethorpe's work -- mostly black and white, mostly from the grittiest cultural back-alleys of the 1970s and '80s -- is either high art or expensive pornography, dep ... More >>