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Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
Last time around the focus was Southern California's art history; now homegrown architecture is getting its time in the sun. Getty Trust leaders are announcing Monday the final roster of exhibition and event partners in its Pacific Standard Time spinoff,...
Tags: Peter Zumthor, Standards, Quincy Jones, SCI-Arc, Thom Mayne
Barry Alan Berkus, a California architect who left a deep imprint on mass-market housing, spurring trends toward homes with grand entrances, high ceilings, master suites, natural light and open spaces, has died. He was 77. Berkus, who had leukemia, died...
Designers, celebrities or just plain folks -- everybody wants to tap into the zeitgeist. Or create it themselves. These days, nothing moves faster than a trend. The social-media-fed frenzy enables our access to the latest in fashion, interiors,...
The Children’s Museum of Los Angeles, a never-used, $21.8-million white elephant next to Hansen Dam Recreation Center on the city’s northern edge, is back on track to become an attraction and an educational asset. After more than two years...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on July 3, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County is the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast. It’s where cruise ships call, where ton upon ton of maritime machinery hums...
Forty years after Frank Gehry completed a series of buildings in the then-fledgling "new town" of Columbia, the current master developer wants him to come back and design more. The Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp., which in 2010 took over as lead...
Frank Gehry was in his hometown of Toronto on Monday to reveal his conceptual designs for a multiyear transformation of the city's downtown arts and entertainment district. The architect is teaming with Canadian theater producer David Mirvish, whose...
Tags: Canada, Toronto (Canada), Entertainment
Frank Gehry and Placido Domingo will be lending a hand to the National YoungArts Foundation, a nonprofit group that provides financial assistance and other forms of support to aspiring artists. The organization announced this week that it has acquired the...
Architect Frank Gehry has made a new donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and as a result, the school is naming a new prize after him. SCI-Arc announced Wednesday that Gehry, a trustee of the school since 1990, and his wife,...
While designing what is now the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena in the late 1960s, architects John Kelsey and Thornton Ladd expressed a belief: Space that houses art "can be part of the event and experience." When it opened in 1969 as the Pasadena Art...
Q: Many years ago I was dining in a restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown. I ordered pressed duck. It was served in a deep fried form about 6 inches in length, 4 inches wide and about an inch or so thick. The vegetables were pressed together with the duck and...
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