"The San Andreas is not Los Angeles' only fault," cracked architectural historian Thomas Hines at the kickoff to Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.. Hines didn't really mean it -- he was quoting a joke that people from, say, San Francisco might make -- but the quip hit just ... More >>
This week, haunting films about cold-war America play for 15 hours straight on Alvarado and an artist sells cellphone holders that make your phone as unwieldy as one from landline days.
5. Holes in the walls
Urs Fischer, the Swiss artist who stuck a fake tongue out of a hole in the New Museum's wa ... More >>
Courtesy of Materials & ApplicationsA view of the front yard: Food Pyramid (2010), by Didier Hess.
Great architecture is everywhere in Los Angeles, even if you have to drive along the mostly unscenic 405 and past the run-down auto body stores in order to get there. Most Angelenos have a few t ... More >>
Ted SoquiBanksy's 'Elephant.'You can live in art (architect R.M. Schindler's work is often an object of desire in L.A.) if you have the means.
But for an otherwise homeless guy named Tachowa Covington, artful shelter came to him for free. And then it was taken away.
Turns out that Banksy-t ... More >>