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Denise Scott Brown has worked side by side with her husband, architect Robert Venturi, since the early 1960s, joining his firm and marrying him in 1967 and becoming the firm's principal in charge of planning in 1969. In 1991, Venturi won their...
Suffice to say that Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte weren't thinking about Proposition 8 when they composed "The Marriage of Figaro." The 1786 comic opera follows bullying Count Almaviva's efforts to invoke droit du seigneur to sexually conquer...
The Times' Money & Co. blog has reported that top executives at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be moving offices to the Variety building, which is across the street from the museum campus at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. Museum officials will move into...
Tribune staffChicago business executive Penny Pritzker was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the new Secretary of Commerce on Thursday, in an expected move that could prove controversial for the longtime political supporter and fundraising heavyweight....
At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not. Next month LACMA will publicly unveil a $650-million plan by Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new museum...
Tags: Standards, Rem Koolhaas, Arts, Germany, Science and Technology
Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha and Chinese architect Wang Shu have been named to Time magazine's new list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The annual list, which features personalities from politics, business, sports and culture, was...
Tags: Wang Shu, Aung San Suu Kyi, China, Arts, Arts and Culture
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled new concept drawings for its film museum — including a giant, domed theater structure — to open in 2017 at the historic May Co. building on the LACMA campus at Fairfax Avenue and...
Los Angeles Times Architecture CriticIn a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
In late 2009, President Barack Obama appeared on "60 Minutes" and said "fat-cat bankers" were smothering his efforts to craft new rules for Wall Street. As soon as the reforms cleared Congress six months later, the president's top advisers launched a...
The music will range from A to Z -- Amadeus to Zappa, that is -- when the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates its 10th anniversary season at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2013-14. In marking the occasion, the Phil also will attempt both to look back at...
Ada Louise Huxtable, the architecture critic who in two decades of writing for the New York Times became a powerful force in shaping New York City and was better known than many of the architects she was covering and certainly more feared, has died. She...
Dutch starchitect Rem Koolhaas has been tapped to curate one of architecture's most high-profile events -- the Venice Architecture Biennale. Koolhaas will curate the 2014 edition of the Biennale, taking over from British architect David Chipperfield,...
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