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James Turrell Shapes Reality--and a Gallery Space LACMA is currently showing a retrospective of 50 years of work by James Turrell; the Guggenheim Manhattan is about to open a show in which the light and space artist drenches the interior of Frank Lloyd Wright's rotunda; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will shortly open James Turrell: The Light Inside . Meanwhile his LA gallery, Kayne Griffin Corcoran , has launched its new space with Sooner Than Later, Roden Crater , a show of drawings, photographs charting his four-decade work on his Roden Crater project. The exhibition also includes a Meditation Room, from his “Perceptual Cells” series, one of which can also be found at LACMA. In addition to the work on display, Turrell also had a strong hand in the creation of the gallery space itself.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.
Cambodians and fried chicken, baby pureés, vegan baking tips Frank Shyong explains how Cambodians got into LA’s fried chicken game. Clara Polito shares vegan baking tips from her new book, and Leena Saini says boost the flavor of your baby’s food with spices. Martha Rose Shulman talks up a nifty kitchen gadget that will take your produce for a spin, and Jonathan Gold does lamb barbacoa at Maestro in Pasadena. Plus, a closer look at how bees make honey and wasps pollinate figs.
What the shooting at North Park Elementary means for San Bernardino In San Bernardino yesterday, two people were killed after a man opened fire in a classroom for special-needs kids. What does this say about a city that saw a 41 percent increase in murders between 2015 and 2016? Also, how do kids who witness school shootings cope emotionally?
North Korea tests more missiles, Turkey's president gains more power Early Tuesday morning, North Korea tested another intercontinental ballistic missile. It blew up shortly after take-off. But North Korea keeps working on a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. Also in Turkey, a close vote has given sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Turkey is an important Western ally in the region, but its leader is becoming increasingly authoritarian.