Avishay Artsy

Avishay Artsy

Producer, DnA: Design and Architecture

KCRW Staff/Producer

KCRW news producer and producer of DnA: Design and Architecture

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Museum Row on Wilshire Boulevard is in the midst of some big changes, with major projects at the Petersen, Academy Museum, LACMA, La Brea Tar Pits and Craft Contemporary.

Reimagining Museum Row; upending the general contractor industry

Museum Row on Wilshire Boulevard is in the midst of some big changes, with major projects at the Petersen, Academy Museum, LACMA, La Brea Tar Pits and Craft Contemporary.

from Design and Architecture

This week, you can: catch the end of a blockbuster hip-hop photography show; see how artists draw inspiration from the urban environment; sit in a tea house made of tree branches;…

5 design things to do this week: August 12 - 18, 2019

This week, you can: catch the end of a blockbuster hip-hop photography show; see how artists draw inspiration from the urban environment; sit in a tea house made of tree branches;…

A national museum celebrating Korean-American heritage is one step closer to reality, with new funding announced this week and new renderings from LA-based Morphosis Architects. The…

Korean-American museum takes shape

A national museum celebrating Korean-American heritage is one step closer to reality, with new funding announced this week and new renderings from LA-based Morphosis Architects. The…

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Edward Goldman talks about plenty of sex and drama at the exhibition of British artist Sarah Lucas at the Hammer Museum.

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This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I take a long boat trip to interesting and exotic places, and end up heading back to the boat for pizza night, which is a metaphor I hope…

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David Crosby formed what he views as rock’s first supergroup: Crosby, Stills and Nash.

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There’s a temptation with the big stories, say a Greek myth, to embrace the epic, larger-than-life quality. After all it’s a myth, right? Take playwright Sarah Ruhle’s “Eurydice”.

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Literary legends Captain Ahab and Captain Nemo are pitted against each other by real life engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Howard Rodman’s  The Great Eastern.

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When Gurinder Chadha set out to make a movie based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s memoir about the effect of Bruce Springsteen music on his life, she had one small problem.

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