In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup can paintings were a spectacularly ordinary counterpoint to any number of lush, sophisticated still-lifes of bowls of laboriously arranged fruit. Warhol wasn't about commentary. He was genuinely enamored of the commonplace and ubiquitous. And he a ... More >>
Andy Warhol Foundation/MOMAYour Soup Can Is Here
Andy Warhol is a celebrity name that needs no soup can MOCA exhibition introduction, particularly if that red-white-and-Campbell's label is front and center (in this case, July 9 through September 7th). And yet, within those visions of 1960s gr ... More >>
Christine EsselFormer Los Angeles CIty Councilman Joel Wachs on Wednesday endorsed Hollywood Christine Essel in the highly contentious, high-spending race to fill the second district council seat left open by Wendy Greuel, who became City Controller in July.
Wachs has been fairly quiet since ... More >>
An unconfirmed report suggests that the Museum of Contemporary Art's board of trustees is ready to turn control of the embattled institution over to a small non-profit art space, Machine Project. "Basically, the board doesn't know what to do," said a source with inside information. "This is a Hai ... More >>