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Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.”

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Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…

Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima’s digital installations are on view at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. “I'm very interested in this life and death dynamic.

Miyajima’s LED art illuminates the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima’s digital installations are on view at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. “I'm very interested in this life and death dynamic.

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Pae White has two new giant installations at the Beverly Center. One features more than 900 twisted neon tubes, and the other has more than 70,000 pieces of colorful glazed tiles.

LA artist Pae White gives Beverly Center a facelift

Pae White has two new giant installations at the Beverly Center. One features more than 900 twisted neon tubes, and the other has more than 70,000 pieces of colorful glazed tiles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative" Asian…

5 design things to do: Feb 20 - 26

See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative" Asian…

The Plaza Historic District, or El Pueblo Historical Monument, is the oldest section of the city.

A dedication of the newest phase of downtown LA's historic walkway

The Plaza Historic District, or El Pueblo Historical Monument, is the oldest section of the city.

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The Influence of Sunset Magazine in California and the West 
  
  Sunset magazine was launched in 1898 by the Southern Pacific Railroad to lure Easterners to California. In the late…

Sunset Magazine: “The Bible of Western Living”

The Influence of Sunset Magazine in California and the West Sunset magazine was launched in 1898 by the Southern Pacific Railroad to lure Easterners to California. In the late…

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After years teaching and designing on paper, architect Daniel Libeskind built his first building at age 53. It was an instant game-changer: the Jewish Museum Berlin.

Daniel Libeskind is at the ‘Edge of Order’

After years teaching and designing on paper, architect Daniel Libeskind built his first building at age 53. It was an instant game-changer: the Jewish Museum Berlin.

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Several art fairs are happening in LA this weekend. Frieze LA is back for its second year at Paramount Studios.

So many LA art fairs, so little time

Several art fairs are happening in LA this weekend. Frieze LA is back for its second year at Paramount Studios.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent home along Miracle Mile has a redesign in store. But it’s drawn criticism.

Art world is conflicted over LACMA’s redesign

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent home along Miracle Mile has a redesign in store. But it’s drawn criticism.

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At Desert X Al Ula, artist Lita Albuquerque found the experience a joy and the critics "myopic." She said, “The structure of politics is something else, but the people are amazing."

Lita Albuquerque ‘comes alive’ at Desert X Saudi Arabia

At Desert X Al Ula, artist Lita Albuquerque found the experience a joy and the critics "myopic." She said, “The structure of politics is something else, but the people are amazing."

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Frieze LA is back for a second outing, bringing a bonanza of art fairs. But not all artists are excited about it.

Frieze LA heats up LA art scene

Frieze LA is back for a second outing, bringing a bonanza of art fairs. But not all artists are excited about it.

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Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…

5 design things to do: Feb 13 - 19

Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…

“Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” is the title of a new draft executive order that the White House is mulling.

Should all new federal buildings feature classical architecture?

“Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” is the title of a new draft executive order that the White House is mulling.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Parasite" won four Oscars on Sunday, including Best Picture. Director Bong Joon Ho explains how he tells a story of class through architecture.

'Parasite' tells a story of class through architecture

"Parasite" won four Oscars on Sunday, including Best Picture. Director Bong Joon Ho explains how he tells a story of class through architecture.

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Movie villains may want to blow up the planet. But they have great taste in architecture.

Why movie villains have the best houses

Movie villains may want to blow up the planet. But they have great taste in architecture.

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City Councilman Jose Huizar held a press conference on Monday about his 4-year-old plan to revamp downtown’s Pershing Square.

Pershing Square is overdue for a facelift. Will it get attention?

City Councilman Jose Huizar held a press conference on Monday about his 4-year-old plan to revamp downtown’s Pershing Square.

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An artist collaborates with musicians to perform her sculptures; ceramic sculptures are made with radio antennas and air filters; and three brothers exhibit in their family’s former…

Art Insider Feb 4: Instruments in gallery walls, ceramics in the garden, and art in a plumbing store

An artist collaborates with musicians to perform her sculptures; ceramic sculptures are made with radio antennas and air filters; and three brothers exhibit in their family’s former…

Browse the pop-up galleries at the LA Art Show; participate in a symposium on climate change and the built environment; browse and shop for fine art prints antiquarian books; see films…

5 design things to do: Feb 6 - 12

Browse the pop-up galleries at the LA Art Show; participate in a symposium on climate change and the built environment; browse and shop for fine art prints antiquarian books; see films…

One of LA’s most famous malls, the Beverly Center, is upscaling. Owner William Taubman has brought in The Webster, a luxury fashion boutique that first opened a decade ago in Miami.

David Adjaye designs ‘pink cathedral’ for The Webster

One of LA’s most famous malls, the Beverly Center, is upscaling. Owner William Taubman has brought in The Webster, a luxury fashion boutique that first opened a decade ago in Miami.

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