Art

Design Notebook
May 2012

Design Notebook

From accessories and art to fabrics and furniture, the latest from the forefront of L.A.’s high style

View Finder
May 2012

View Finder

A house redo in Santa Ynez takes its cues from the surrounding idyllic countryside

Modernist Missionary
May 2012

Modernist Missionary

Renaissance man Michael Boyd goes from collector to creator supreme with his new PLANEfurniture

House Proud
May 2012

House Proud

Style, spirit and taste—and premier designer Jane Hallworth—define the late Laura Ziskin’s Santa Monica home

Culture(d)—May 2012
May 2012

Culture(d)—May 2012

In the realm of arts + ideas: Cleopatra reigns supreme, La Cienega spiffs up, Carroll Dunham gets his due

50 Concept Cars
May 2012

50 Concept Cars

Rev up with these dream drives--the ultimate in auto erotica

Editor’s Letter—May 2012
May 2012

Editor’s Letter—May 2012

This month, it's design of the times, as we report from the trenches of architecture, interiors, cars and Hollywood

Culture(d)—April 2012
April 2012

Culture(d)—April 2012

Harry Gessner gets his due, Mickalene Thomas explores the universe—and Pedro Guerrero shares his secrets

Ways of Seeing
March 2012

Ways of Seeing

The confluence of art display and living area in a Westside home creates harmony between art and domesticity

Culture(d)—March 2012
March 2012

Culture(d)—March 2012

In the realm of art and ideas: Cliff May’s home front, Rosson Crow’s climate control—and truly wearable art

Editor’s Letter—March 2012
March 2012

Editor’s Letter—March 2012

On Lily Collin’s magical spell, spring fashion’s wallop of color—and the new trend seeping into cocktails

Culture(d)—February 2012
February 2012

Culture(d)—February 2012

Arts + ideas: John Dickinson on the block, Richard Diebenkorn back to the future—and Ming Wong’s Chinatown sojourn

Feat of Clay
February 2012

Feat of Clay

Ceramist Antoinette Faragallah crafts phantasmagoric creations etching their way into high design

Dramatic Art
January 2012

Dramatic Art

How soap opera scribe Maria Arena Bell came in just in time to rescue L.A.’s MOCA

In the Abstract
January 2012

In the Abstract

The genius of Ellsworth Kelly on display in Los Angeles not once but twice

Culture(d)—January 2012
January 2012

Culture(d)—January 2012

In the realm of arts + ideas: Soviet agitprop, Florida sun and L.A. public performance

Holiday Gift Guide
December 2011

Holiday Gift Guide

No gimmicks here, just our straight-up annual guide to the best in holiday presents for you and yours.

IMAGE Cup of Life
December 2011

IMAGE Cup of Life

David Wiseman crafts a goblet to honor the natural world.

Culture(d)—December 2011
December 2011

Culture(d)—December 2011

This month: art with a personal touch, art for the masses—and art from the fashion forward.

Editor’s Letter—December 2011
December 2011

Editor’s Letter—December 2011

The things that unite our city can be found in all corners.

Potter’s Field
November 2011

Potter’s Field

Multimedia artist Geoff McFetridge’s collaboration with Heath Ceramics marks an intriguing shift for both.

Gimlet Eye
November 2011

Gimlet Eye

New York crime photographer Weegee looked forward to coming west to ply his trade in Hollywood—until he got here.

Culture(d)—November 2011
November 2011

Culture(d)—November 2011

In the realm of arts + ideas: A noncolor color gets its due, Destroy All Monsters lives—and Quarterly Co. gives a piece of the Web.

Northern Exposure Art + Architecture
October 2011

Northern Exposure Art + Architecture

by MAYER RUS Contemporary Art Gallery 604-681-2700 / contemporaryartgallery.ca A show of 1960s work by...

Northern Exposure
October 2011

Northern Exposure

A curated guide to what’s up in Vancouver: hotels, bars, art, architecture and shopping.

Culture(d)—October 2011
October 2011

Culture(d)—October 2011

In the realm of arts+ideas: didactic decor, KAWS for cartoons—and High Desert hijinks

Culture(d)—September 2011
September 2011

Culture(d)—September 2011

In the realm of arts + ideas.

Culture(d)—August 2011
August 2011

Culture(d)—August 2011

Brothers Grimm tales, verklempt over Vermeer and L.A.'s upcoming FYF-dom.

Bay Watch Art + Architecture
July 2011

Bay Watch Art + Architecture

by MAYER RUS San Francisco Museum of Modern Art / sfmoma.org The museum’s big expansion—designed...

Bay Watch
July 2011

Bay Watch

A curated guide to what’s new in San Francisco: art, architecture, restaurants, bars and retail.

Artful Dodging
May 2011

Artful Dodging

For a young, wealthy museum, the Getty has a long history of dubious practices. From Chasing Aphrodite, by the L.A. Times’ Jason Felch & Ralph Frammolino.

Act 2
May 2011

Act 2

Architect Roy McMakin and garden designer Art Luna find an owner who revels in the theory that even a landmark house needs to change with the times.

Culture(d)—May 2011
May 2011

Culture(d)—May 2011

In the realm of art and ideas: an exploration of beauty, classic films in L.A.'s classic theaters...and the dark visions of Tim Burton.

Editor’s Note
May 2011

Editor’s Note

Our May issue hones in on the arts of architecture and design—two always seen but not always appreciated applications of practical magic.

Culture(d)—April 2011
April 2011

Culture(d)—April 2011

In the realm of art and ideas: the annual L.A. Antiques Show, the magic of Harry Houdini...and a celebration of Alvin Ailey.

Printed Matter
March 2011

Printed Matter

A library of design surprises awaits at vintage-furniture emporium Reform.

Culture(d)—March 2011
March 2011

Culture(d)—March 2011

In the realm of arts and ideas—from Hedi Slimane’s design of a decade to Michael McClure’s signature growls and whispers.

RICHARD HAWKINS The Beautiful and the Damned
February 2011

RICHARD HAWKINS The Beautiful and the Damned

Turning out works that meditate on desire and celebrity allows this artist to embrace his twisted, tortured side.

Culture(d)—February 2011
February 2011

Culture(d)—February 2011

In the realm of arts and ideas—from a rapper’s delight to Variations of Jane Fonda to John Waters’ vaudeville for a new generation.

The New New York
January 2011

The New New York

With recent developments in everything from architecture to hotels to retail, there’s still no place like Gotham.

Culture(d)—January 2011
January 2011

Culture(d)—January 2011

In the realm of arts and ideas, from seminal photography tomes to art shows for the generations.

Holiday Gift Guide
December 2010

Holiday Gift Guide

The second annual compendium of unique holiday gifts for the pickiest people in your life, each sure to hit just the right note.

Wedded in Wonderland
November 2010

Wedded in Wonderland

A farm-to-table reception strikes the perfect notes of abundance, beauty and life, even when the nuptials are in a gay bar turned antiques bazaar.

Singular Sensation
November 2010

Singular Sensation

The new Leica M9 honors the mythic strengths of the Titans—in pristine form.

Intrepid Traveler London Calling, Again
November 2010

Intrepid Traveler London Calling, Again

London’s design scene flourishes anew in endless hotels, restaurants, galleries and shops, from the toniest stretches of Mayfair to the recently fashionable Shoreditch.

Culture(d)—November 2010
November 2010

Culture(d)—November 2010

This month, an eclectic sampling of the Los Angeles art scene, including a Michael Kohn retrospective, Raphael’s Madonna and Andy Warhol camos.

Culture(d)—October 2010
October 2010

Culture(d)—October 2010

It's a decidedly photographic bent with a William Eggleston exhibition at LACMA, a book on reefer films and a tribute to Julius Shulman.

Surface Tension
September 2010

Surface Tension

Lari Pittman is quite comfortable, thank you, with the vivid contradictions that come through in his character—and his art.

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics
September 2010

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics

Reza Feiz’s cutting-edge Phase Design collections have found a new home—together in an outpost at Twentieth

Culture(d)—September 2010
September 2010

Culture(d)—September 2010

To honor the Mexican bicentennial, museums are showcasing murals, posters, tattoos and street art; plus, a Santa Monica Glow.