*LACMA Collectors Committee's Battle Royale
*5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week
The Resnick Pavilion, the newest building and the only single-story one on the Los Angeles County Museum's campus, was closed to the public this weekend. But if you looked in the window, you would have see ... More >>
This week, an artist stages a tiny exhibition at Central Library and a century-old Rodin sculpture plays a part in an afternoon-long performance.
5. J.J. Abrams inspires an art book
The Lost Issue , the catalog for the "Lost (in L.A.)" exhibition at Barnsdall Park, a show of French and Angeleno art ... More >>
On Monday night a fine-feathered crowd assembled in Beverly Hills at the historic Greystone Mansion. Once the home of the patrician Doheny family, the manicured grounds and grand architecture (specifically the flagstone courtyard and arched coach house) were the perfect backdrop for the official int ... More >>
"When the rock is installed, will I stand under it and experience its massive weight?" wondered artist Dai Toyofuku, when I spoke with him him back in March. "Will I feel like it might crush me?" The 340-ton granite boulder, soon to be the centerpiece of Michael Heizer's sculpture Levitated Mass, ha ... More >>
A controversy has been bubbling over Paul Conrad's anti-nuclear war sculpture in Santa Monica, Chain Reaction, and the latest fallout may spell the end of the 26-foot tall mushroom cloud near the city's Civic Center.
With the deterioration of the steel, fiberglass and copper sculpture, mostly due t ... More >>
Alissa WalkerCould this be L.A.'s transportation future?
Where once art originated from the front seat of a freewheeling Los Angeles vehicle -- Ed Ruscha's Every Building on the Sunset Strip photography series, Dennis Hopper's Double Standard photograph of a gas station -- our kill-me-now tr ... More >>
Sophie DuvernoyRobert Irwin's 2011 sculpture Black on White, being installed at the Getty.
What does it take to install a 40,000 pound sculpture in one of L.A.'s most inaccessible museums? Especially when you have no idea what it's supposed to look like? This was the Getty Center's big challe ... More >>
Food NetworkRandy Finch putting the finishing touches on a frozen craps tableTonight the Food Network premieres a show about extreme ice sculpting. Perhaps your first question is the same one we had: why does the Food Network have a show about ice sculpting? Sure, you often see ice sculptures ... More >>
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The Food Network has just sent us today's incredibly strange image: a man proudly displaying an ice sculpture of Justin Bieber's head.
From the Food Network:
This morning on Good Day LA, Randy Finch (focus of Food Network's new primetime series, Ice Brigade, premierin ... More >>
A. ScattergoodMichael's patio: some art, some foliage, a table
There was a time when art in restaurants signified more than the $3,000 ceramic dildo for sale at the gift shop of Bazaar. We have fond memories of the downtown art bar dominated by John Chamberlain's crumpled-automobile sculpture ... More >>
http://cosm.typepad.comAdam Jones holds his bronze sculptureMany know Adam Jones from Tool as one of the world's greatest guitarists, however the L.A.-based musician also has an unrelenting passion for visual arts that spans his entire life. From finding refuge in comic books as a child, to a ... More >>
Seth Odell / UCLAA makeshift memorial to John Wooden has cropped up on the campus of UCLA. The campus' iconic Bruin bear sculpture in Bruin Plaza was adorned over the weekend with flowers, wreaths and other tributes to the legendary UCLA basketball coach, who died Friday at the age of 99. The ... More >>
This is so beautiful. And so creepy. Artist Jason de Caires Taylor creates underwater sculpture gardens out in the ocean. These ones are in the West Indies. The statues holding hands are cement life-casts of children. Coral will eventually colonize the statues. Also:
Objects appear twenty five perc ... More >>