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POW! WOW! Pop Culture

A homegrown street-art festival gives way to the bright, imaginative murals making a cultural statement in Hawaii Word on the street in Hawaii: turn a corner, go under a bridge, pull into a parki...

Norton Simon Museum Stages an Exhibit of Ellsworth Kelly’s Lithographs

Uncommon Bond Norton Simon Museum stages an exhibit of artist Ellsworth Kelly’s lithographs In the 1960s, artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923–2015) started creating lithographic prints. At the time the Ameri...

Exhibit L.A.

The ninth annual Art Los Angeles Contemporary lands at Barker Hangar this month Written by Jenn Thornton The global art community turns its gaze to L.A., as Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar welcomes Art L...

Fresh Perspective

Interior designer Lindsay Pennington brings her classic Southern sensibility to the contemporaria of California Written by Jenn Thornton “It certainly has been a trajectory, although it hasn’t been a ...

Art for Art’s Sake

Shockboxx spotlights local artists with the eclectic and unexpected Written by Constance Dunn Nestled amid the design studios and body shops of Cypress Avenue in Hermosa Beach is a gallery signaling a...

Artistic Vision

Santa Monica designer Christine Markatos Lowe creates au courant interiors with a classic touch  Written by Jenn Thornton “Work of art” might be considered a fairly rote turn of phrase these days...

Going Commercial

Real estate veteran Alexander Koustas spearheads The Agency’s new Commercial Advisory Board Written by Wendy Bowman When the co-founders of The Agency, Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose, found that they...

Material Culture

The artistic traditions of neighboring cultures collide in a new exhibition at LACMA Written by Jenn Thornton This September, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents its forthcoming exhibit, Fou...

A Creative Call

From Frank Gehry to (fer) studio, L.A. architect Christopher Mercier is an urban renaissance man Written by Jenn Thornton Architect Christopher Mercier, AIA, wasn’t always the man with a master plan. ...