Starting Friday, 20 bus benches in downtown L.A. and Boyle Heights will feature artistic photo series of everyday superheroes and scenes from Google Maps.
The result, however, is more mixed than melded. The superb sometimes sits by the silly, the colossal next to the kitsch. The imagined West next to the real thing. From which it is not always clearly distinguished.
LA-based photographer Pej Behdarvand traveled to Africa to document men practicing bodybuilding using stones, metal rods and the tire gears.
Off Route 66, just north of Victorville, there's a forest in the desert. The forest has hundreds of trees -- but they're all made from bottles.
Just once, I'd like to meet a personality-based drag queen who, underneath the huge bouffant, the dowdy dress, and the huge boobs, has a huge bouffant, dowdy dress, and huge boobs.Not the case with Jeffrey Wylie, who plays Lyla KaRug.
Gandolfini had "an incredible capacity for intensity and realness. What's what made Tony Soprano such an indelible character is that you totally believed that he was this guy, you know, that he was capable of this huge range of emotions."
In his 62 years as a ballroom dance instructor, Lou Schreiber estimated that he'd taught 50,000 Southern Californians to fox trot, rhumba, salsa and swing.
The various stages of Gary Baseman's life and career are now on display at the Skirball Cultural Center until August 18. Alex recently spent some time with the artist there and brings us this report.
She seemed to show up at just about every play in which I ever performed in LA. I most fondly remember her approaching me after one play, and said, "Barry, you know I love you as an actor and I appreciate your invitations. But please don't invite me to anymore plays as bad as this one."
The proposed new structure has curved, fluid edges and will be made almost entirely of glass. It will replace the core of the museum's campus and wraps around the Pavilion for Japanese Art.
From downtown Groningen to the countryside, Linda Heidema captures the beauty of Holland. Heidema is the winner of our most Instagram challenge.
Turns out, that wonderful spontaneous Off-Ramp fundraising moment between John and Dylan was scripted and pre-recorded.
"Artifex" was a wide-ranging, eye-opening, and sometimes profane discussion on Chicano art at Koplin Del Rio Gallery, led by Cheech Marin, with Susana Smith Bautista, and artists Einar & Jamex de la Torre, Shizu Saldamando, John Valadez, and Harry Gamboa Jr..
Photographer Rob Hart was laid off from the Chicago Sun-Times last week along with 27 other colleagues. Now he's working on a new photo project documenting his life after losing his job.
The financially troubled city of Detroit is eyeing the sale of its prized artworks, which include paintings by van Gogh.
Atlanta Gallerist Jennifer Schwartz thinks so. And to prove it, she took her entire gallery on the road to the Venice art walk.