The artist and provocateur Banksy, whose sly graffiti art adorns collectors' walls, opened a sidewalk kiosk to sell his work.
Avenue 50 Studio will host the "Honoring Fallen Heroes in Our Lives: Altars and Artwork in Celebration of Día De Los Muertos" exhibition in Highland Park.
Marin recently published a book on Chicano art, and he'll be at KPCC Tuesday to discuss it. In the meantime, we asked where he goes to see the best art in town.
Most everyone who sees Disney Hall thinks of Frank Gehry, its architect. But without a highly trained crew of iron workers, it'd still be a dream.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. This week we're going to be talking about rock with Shirley Halperin from The Hollywood Reporter and Chris Martins from Spin Magazine.
900 years ago, if you were a European peasant or serf, you were almost certainly unable to read. But if you were expected to be a good Christian anyway—which meant knowing the basic stories and scriptures and characters of the bible—how did you manage? The answer has a lot to do with the art of the European Middle Ages.
In 1578, the remains of thousands of people thought to be Christian martyrs were discovered deep underground in Rome. Paul Koudounaris had the rare chance to spend time with these spectacular skeletons, which he display in his new photo book, "Heavenly Bodies."
It looked like a convention of Keystone Kops, Laurel & Hardy, Keaton & Lloyd, and many, many Stooges. More than two-dozen physical comedians, for two days, twelve hours a day knocking about and no AC. This is a festival?
He said, “Hey. Don’t yell at me. I’m just being the Devil’s advocate.” I said, “The devil doesn’t need an advocate. He’s the devil.”
In photographer Jason Knight's series Dead Man's Curve, he risked life and limb to take shots of a car crash graveyard just below a dangerous section of Mulholland Drive.
The pockmarks that sprinkle the desert at the Nevada Test Site serve as reminders of violent explosions. But look close enough and you might find some beauty in the destruction.
"Sunset at Montmajour" was painted in 1888. Because it was unsigned, researchers had doubted its authenticity — until now.
The Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney died this morning in Dublin at the age of 74. Poet and critic Craig Morgan Teicher reflects on Heaney's mastery of sound and nuance.
His mike cut out and he had to make Ben Franklin jokes and take notes from Howard Stern, but impressionist Jim Meskimen says he's delighted by his performance in America's Got Talent.
The LA-based auction house Julien's has announced that it's selling one of Banky's works - a piece called Flower Girl - which once graced the wall of a gas station on the corner of Beverly Boulevard and La Brea.
Julien's Auctions will sell Banksy's 2008 Los Angeles mural "Flower Girl" in December, the first time an original Banksy street mural is going up for auction in the U.S.