This week, it's all about looking back: One artist revisits 1993 L.A., another borrows the palette of teen pop from 20-some years ago and a museum show features graphically bold, grittily political art of the '80s.
5. What art even is
When the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston changed its nam ... More >>
Our weekly list of special event movies to see this week:
Friday, Oct. 12
Dying to take that long-overdue visit to the Getty Villa? The museum's outdoor film series, presented in conjunction with its exhibition "The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection," might just be the great ... More >>
Woodstock, schmoodstock. That was a one-time event. It rained, people were messed up on bad acid, and most of the performances, as evidenced by the new 6-CD Woodstock box set, sucked. And yet, and yet, every five years we get the same damned baby-boomer inculcation, a bullshit NPR/NBC/Rolling Stone ... More >>
Eric Richardson at Blog Downtown has noticed the disappearance of construction cranes, where the city center had once teemed with them. The falloff in construction is as clear an economic indicator as the daily Dow Jones figures."Today," Richardson writes, "the construction crane at Concerto is step ... More >>