This week, one artist makes paintings that smear and explode while another makes an ancient monument look lively and a third installs a Dutch living room in a storefront.
5. The better to hear you with
Elana Mann, who has spent the last few years thinking about how to make listening and hearing mor ... More >>
When McVitie's, manufacturer of the immensely popular British snack called Jaffa Cakes, asked artist Dominic Wilcox to creatively use the snacks to celebrate the upcoming London Summer Olympics, he took a little inspiration from his friends. Or, more specifically, how his friends eat their Jaffa Cak ... More >>
The New York Times finally made a correct assumption about Los Angeles today, in the scathing "340-Ton Sculpture Versus Immovable Bureaucracy."
Writer Adam NaGourney blames the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's delay in moving the centerpiece of a new installation from Riverside to its West L.A. c ... More >>
Early this year, we told you about the movement to make November 11, 2011 officially Nigel Tufnel Day.
Tufnel, of course, is one of the protagonists of This is Spinal Tap, beloved for his amp that goes to 11, making it, of course, "one louder."
And while we have fully supported this cause ... More >>
ian CohenSee also:
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Zola Jesus, LA Vampires, Xanopticon
October 31, 2011
Better than... Seeing MC 900 Ft. Jesus on Columbus Day.
Gotta admit, perhaps the greates ... More >>
Keep an eye on your luggage, Lohan.Los Angeles International Airport: Home to the celebrity jet-set, the bikini activist, the expensive taxi and that giant semi-circle of sweet rave statues out front. (Stonehenge, for lovers!) Also, less glamorously, host to the most sticky-fingered luggage r ... More >>
Spinal Tarp, er, Tap, are the Cher of semi-fictional rock bands. Or in the semi-fictional words of bassist Derek Smalls himself: "If you let the worm grow long enough, it's going to turn. That's what's happened to us." Spinal Tap formed the '60s, dwindled in the '80s, reunited in 19 ... More >>
Before you go whining to Gloria Allred or UNICEF, turn to this picture one more time and gaze at its pornographic hubris and cavalier disdain for restraint. Then, remember that this is no cruel nightmare of nature but an invention of Man. Or at least the men over at HolyTaco.com, a site given to whi ... More >>
I'm not normally one to chuck stones at the tastes of an entire population, but I feel more comfortable doing it when I'm a member of said population, in this case a white Midwestern American (returning from the west coast for Thanksgiving) wanting to do something special with family to kick off the ... More >>
The Apple and Stunt Rock @ The New Beverly Cinema, March 25th
Little gives an LA cinephile greater joy than to see the New Beverly Cinema booming at the start of 2008. In light of longtime owner Sherman Torganâ€™s sudden and untimely death last year, it seemed as though our last remaining true r ... More >>