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Art review: 'Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes' at LA...

latimes.com February 21, 2014

Art review: 'Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes' at LA LouverLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. That back-and-forth, between inner landscape and external... [Read more]

Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private...

latimes.com February 20, 2014

Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection seriesLos Angeles Times... as his works in the Broad collection. ALSO: Corcoran Gallery of Art in... [Read more]

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress...

latimes.com February 19, 2014

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auctionLos Angeles TimesA mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street... [Read more]

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress...

latimes.com February 19, 2014

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auctionLos Angeles TimesA mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street... [Read more]

New 'Rap Quotes' signs are coming to LA, artist says -...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

New 'Rap Quotes' signs are coming to LA, artist saysLos Angeles TimesHe set his fingers to work twisting off the nuts and pushing hard on the braces to pop... [Read more]

Street artist Jay Shells to return to LA with new...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

Street artist Jay Shells to return to LA with new rap-lyric signsLos Angeles TimesStill, undeterred by street-art enthusiasts with sticky fingers, it looks... [Read more]

Rap lyric signs are a hot find for street art enthusiasts...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

Rap lyric signs are a hot find for street art enthusiastsLos Angeles TimesSome signs have been taken by street-art enthusiasts like Castillo, and at least... [Read more]

Street artist D*Face revels in provocation - Los Angeles...

latimes.com February 15, 2014

Street artist D*Face revels in provocationLos Angeles TimesAs both practitioner and curator — Stockton ran the pioneering Outside Institute urban art gallery... [Read more]

Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair...

latimes.com February 13, 2014

Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEALos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. A 2006 profile in the Kansas City Star, when she was... [Read more]

Lieu urges big budget hike to $25 million for state arts...

latimes.com February 12, 2014

Lieu urges big budget hike to $25 million for state arts grantsLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Lieu said in a news release Wednesday that a... [Read more]

A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeouf - Los Angeles Times

latimes.com February 12, 2014

A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeoufLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. The former Disney star braved a storm of allegations in December when he used... [Read more]

Anonymous donor helps keep Colony Theatre in Burbank...

latimes.com February 12, 2014

Anonymous donor helps keep Colony Theatre in Burbank goingLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Union wages kicked in in 2001, after a one-year transition... [Read more]

George Clooney, Bill Murray wade into Elgin marbles...

latimes.com February 12, 2014

George Clooney, Bill Murray wade into Elgin marbles debateLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. John Whittingdale, the chairman of Parliament's Culture,... [Read more]

A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeouf - Los Angeles Times

latimes.com February 12, 2014

A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeoufLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. The former Disney star braved a storm of allegations in December when he used... [Read more]

Dumb Starbucks is the work of Nathan Fielder of Comedy...

bizjournals.com February 11, 2014

Dumb Starbucks is the work of Nathan Fielder of Comedy Central (Video) - L.A. BizL.A. BizTurns out it wasn't Banksy after all. The man behind the Dumb... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey, RISK team up again to paint a wall on...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

Shepard Fairey, RISK team up again to paint a wall on LA's skid rowLos Angeles TimesStreet artists Shepard Fairey and RISK are at it again. For Art Basel... [Read more]

Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind Dumb StarbucksLos Angeles TimesPeople who guessed — or hoped — that the store was... [Read more]

Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind faux cafeLos Angeles TimesOthers had guessed it was the work of the street artist Banksy, who has... [Read more]

'Dumb Starbucks': Comedy Central star behind faux coffee...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

'Dumb Starbucks': Comedy Central star behind faux coffee shopLos Angeles TimesOthers speculated it could be the work of the street artist Banksy, who has... [Read more]

Review: Kota Ezawa filters big events through a deadpan...

latimes.com February  7, 2014

Review: Kota Ezawa filters big events through a deadpan aestheticLos Angeles TimesKota Ezawa's re-creations of photographic images in flat, solid areas of... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey to have major exhibition in hometown...

latimes.com January 30, 2014

Shepard Fairey to have major exhibition in hometown Charleston, SCLos Angeles TimesLos Angeles street artist Shepard Fairey and New York art titan Jasper... [Read more]

Review: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, champion of ordinary...

latimes.com January 28, 2014

Review: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, champion of ordinary people, revisitedLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Layered against an upraised hand, Ramos... [Read more]

Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott...

latimes.com January 25, 2014

Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott SchaeferLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. "Young Italian Woman at a Table," a late work by... [Read more]

LA theater openings, Jan. 26-Feb. 2: National tour of...

latimes.com January 23, 2014

LA theater openings, Jan. 26-Feb. 2: National tour of 'Chicago'Los Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Noises Off Michael Frayn's comedy about an acting... [Read more]

LA Art Show: Tips for young collectors - Los Angeles Times

latimes.com January 20, 2014

LA Art Show: Tips for young collectorsLos Angeles Times“I picked Littletopia because the pop surrealist/neo-contemporary movement has gotten a lot of... [Read more]

Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los Angeles...

latimes.com January 19, 2014

Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los AngelesLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Although he shared the tres grandes' fascination with... [Read more]

Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los Angeles...

latimes.com January 19, 2014

Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los AngelesLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Although he shared the tres grandes' fascination with... [Read more]

Cesar Garcia's the Mistake Room opens in downtown LA -...

latimes.com January 19, 2014

Cesar Garcia's the Mistake Room opens in downtown LALos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. “Now we plan to do a publication series documenting the history... [Read more]

As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to...

latimes.com January 18, 2014

As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to record itLos Angeles TimesAt a December fundraising event for ATD at the Echoplex nightclub, she... [Read more]

MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director - Los Angeles...

latimes.com January 16, 2014

MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new directorLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. After several lackluster fundraising years, budget cuts and layoffs under... [Read more]

Renoir painting allegedly sold at flea market returning...

latimes.com January 13, 2014

Renoir painting allegedly sold at flea market returning to museumLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. "Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a lush landscape on... [Read more]

Linda Perry's 'Heaven' Gala honors Ali Larter, Hayes...

latimes.com January 12, 2014

Linda Perry's 'Heaven' Gala honors Ali Larter, Hayes MacArthurLos Angeles Times... Michael Polish, Kelly Osbourne, Amy Smart, Carter Oosterhouse, Camilla... [Read more]

'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to...

latimes.com January 12, 2014

'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to today's worldLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Meanwhile, O'Hare will soon take "An Iliad" to... [Read more]

Museums in Southern California offering free admission on...

latimes.com January  8, 2014

Washington Post Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25Los Angeles Times9. The Museums Free-for-All program is organized by... [Read more]

A 'Beautiful' tapestry of Carole King's life - Los...

latimes.com January  3, 2014

A 'Beautiful' tapestry of Carole King's lifeLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. It helped that Weil and Mann, who've been in the industry since their... [Read more]

LA theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres -...

latimes.com January  2, 2014

LA theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieresLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Barrymore Gordon Goodman portrays actor John Barrymore in... [Read more]

LA theater openings, Dec. 29-Jan. 5: 'Abe Lincoln's...

latimes.com December 26, 2013

LA theater openings, Dec. 29-Jan. 5: 'Abe Lincoln's Piano' debutsLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Hershey Felder in Abe Lincoln's Piano Felder... [Read more]

Sid Vicious and the aesthetics of punk rock - Los Angeles...

latimes.com December 23, 2013

Sid Vicious and the aesthetics of punk rockLos Angeles Times"Sid could barely play, but he became one of the most recognized figures of a movement," said... [Read more]

Songwriter Linda Perry will get the party started at...

latimes.com December 17, 2013

Songwriter Linda Perry will get the party started at Heaven GalaLos Angeles TimesPerry's predecessor visionaries have been filmmaker Jim Sheridan, artist... [Read more]

Steve Martin bringing Lawren Harris exhibition to Hammer...

latimes.com December 12, 2013

Steve Martin bringing Lawren Harris exhibition to Hammer MuseumLos Angeles TimesUCLA Hammer Museum plans to drop admission charge · Stephen Colbert talks art... [Read more]

Review: 'A Christmas Memory' at Laguna Playhouse shows...

latimes.com December 12, 2013

Review: 'A Christmas Memory' at Laguna Playhouse shows potentialLos Angeles TimesAlthough “Christmas Memory” would benefit from revisions to one... [Read more]

Cat-themed art show to pounce on LA from Jan. 25 to Feb....

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Cat-themed art show to pounce on LA from Jan. 25 to Feb. 2Los Angeles TimesA feline-focused art show featuring the works of more than 50 artists -- including... [Read more]

Cat-themed art show to pounce on LA from Jan. 25 to Feb....

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Cat-themed art show to pounce on LA from Jan. 25 to Feb. 2Los Angeles TimesA feline-focused art show featuring the works of more than 50 artists -- including... [Read more]

Banksy Mural Sells for $209K in Beverly Hills Auction -...

beverlyhills.patch.com December 11, 2013

Banksy Mural Sells for $209K in Beverly Hills AuctionPatch.comThe "Flower Girl" mural by mysterious British street artist Banksy sold for $209,000 at... [Read more]

Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words...

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words and Music'Los Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. The resultant work is sublimely disquieting, so... [Read more]

Mystery guests give Second City's 'Twist Your Dickens!'...

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Mystery guests give Second City's 'Twist Your Dickens!' an extra zingLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. "They came on as themselves introducing 'the... [Read more]

Mystery guests give Second City's 'Twist Your Dickens!'...

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Mystery guests give Second City's 'Twist Your Dickens!' an extra zingLos Angeles TimesKey says. Last year, many of the special guests were well-known L.A.... [Read more]

Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words...

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words and Music'Los Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. The resultant work is sublimely disquieting, so... [Read more]

Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on...

latimes.com December 11, 2013

Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on detachmentLos Angeles TimesALSO: Banksy mural from L.A. gas station sells for $209,000 at auction · Paul... [Read more]

'Camille Claudel 1915' with Juliette Binoche revisits...

latimes.com December 10, 2013

'Camille Claudel 1915' with Juliette Binoche revisits artistic tormentLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. Binoche is the star of the movie, but the real... [Read more]