Art and Museums

LACMA in Your Living Room

April 2, 2020 | By | Category: Art and Museums

Each week on Monday morning, LACMA shares a selection of artworks, activities, and stories from the museum—all from its deep archive of free digital content. The content is accessible from the newly redesigned homepage (designed to make digital content easily accessible). Videos of current exhibitions can be seen here. Other compelling content includes LACMA’s Artists on Art series […]



‘Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs’ at the Getty

December 17, 2019 | By | Category: Art and Museums

Jim Ganz, senior curator of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, called the latest exhibit a “curatorial mixtape.” He chose the phrase because the show is a uniquely collaborative venture with seven curators selecting never-before-exhibited treasures from the archives and displaying them to “create conversations” between the objects. “Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs” […]



Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA All Over the City

January 9, 2018 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

Starting Thursday, Jan. 11, and running through Sunday, Jan. 21, a slew of local performing spaces — both indoors and out — will host PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA. An international festival of large and small-scale live art, the event features more than 75 works by Latin American and Latino artists. With over 200 performers sharing […]



Review: Long Beach Opera Presents Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s ‘Frida’ at the Museum of Latin American Art

June 28, 2017 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Classical Music and Opera, Featured Articles, Theater and Dance

Bravo to Long Beach Opera for their summer production of Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s “Frida,” which ended June 25. An opera as colorful as artist Frida Kahlo’s life and work, “Frida” explores the passion and pain and beauty of an important  artist. It was made all the more magical being set in the Museum of Latin […]



Paul Simon: Words and Music at the Skirball Cultural Center

April 28, 2017 | By | Category: Art and Museums

Before Paul Simon got his first guitar, his instrument of choice was the baseball bat. One of his happiest moments was making a headline in a local paper that read “Simon Steals Home.” Though his father was a musician, the young Simon never expressed an interest in music — until he turned on the radio […]



Music & Conversations With Lyris Quartet at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

November 8, 2016 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Classical Music and Opera

One of LA’s best-kept secrets and a favorite with its substantial loyal audience, Music & Conversations will present its next concert of chamber music with the Lyris Quartet on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts. Listeners should plan to arrive at 7 p.m. for wine courtesy of Casa Torelli Imports/Deluca Trattoria, and to […]



Dalí Sculptures in Beverly Hills

August 5, 2016 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Featured Articles

Two Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills has been transformed into an outdoor gallery featuring monumental sculptures by Salvador Dalí. Take a stroll past Tiffany & Co. and Versace to admire his iconic melting clocks, a magical unicorn, St. George defeating a writhing dragon, and other works in bronze by the master of surrealism. The sculptures […]



‘Mike Kelley: Single Channel Videos’ at REDCAT

December 22, 2015 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Film

Many critics and famous artists have claimed Mike Kelley is responsible for putting the L.A. “art scene” on the map. After attending CalArts in the late ’70s under the guidance of teachers like John Baldessari and Laurie Anderson, he created an expansive network of multi-disciplinary artists, musicians and actors that he regularly collaborated with out […]



GRAND AVE ARTS: ALL ACCESS

October 14, 2015 | By | Category: Art and Museums, Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events, Film, Theater and Dance

Spotlighting Grand Avenue’s status as a vibrant world-class arts destination, 11 cultural organizations along this arts-centric stretch of Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles are presenting a free one-day cultural event, GRAND AVE ARTS: ALL ACCESS, on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Grand Avenue between Temple and Sixth streets that […]



Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution at the Skirball

May 8, 2015 | By | Category: Art and Museums

From the relatively obscure Moby Grape to the iconic Rolling Stones, many of the music greats from the ’60s to the ’80s are at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles right now. “Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution” brings together music and memorabilia from an era of incredible artistic output to illustrate […]