Louis Vuitton recreated a nocturnal New York cityscape to present designer Virgil Abloh’s latest Michael Jackson-inspired collection in Paris on Thursday.
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“It feels like a living thing,” Josh Pavlick said from the old couch inside his art space, Helmuth Projects, slated to officially shutter its doors on April 1. Pavlick is called many things by the press and his peers, ranging from owner to director, neither of which he likes.
The Paula A. Lewis Branch Library launches its ArtSpace program featuring two local residents. Works by Sharon MCuen and Linda Relis is on display inside the library now through March 30.
It has been 15 years since the Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble took its first breath.
It’s not a bathroom or an entrance to the subway. It’s the West Side Arts Coalition, where everyone can be an artist.
Last week, the Los Angeles Times published a breakdown of how Los Angeles museums compared, men to women, in terms of major museum solo shows. And for the first time, women came out (significantly) ahead.
Can the risograph save the art scene in San Diego? It’s a lofty goal, but at least fewer print-based artists will leave for Los Angeles if Burn All Books has its way. In January, founders Amanda and Nick Bernal will celebrate their first anniversary of running the only risograph-based printing press in town.
Immigration is a super-hot topic these days. It was a critical issue during the 2016 and 2018 U.S. elections, and it still seems to provoke passionate responses from the left and the right, plus many in between.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer last month appointed a new director for the city’s Commission on Arts and Culture, a position vacant since January when former director Dana Springs stepped down. Jonathon Glus reported for work beginning in early November, after spending just under two years in a similar role
On February 16, 2019, Laguna Art Museum will present its annual California Cool Art Auction. 2019 will mark the 37th edition of the highly-anticipated event. With works by over 100 important California artists, the museum-curated California Cool Art Auction 2019 will include original art at great prices,
In the wake of the recent ivory smuggling scandal at La Jolla’s Carlton Gallery, there’s something shocking in the reverence in the way the newest class of taxidermists — many of them young women — talk about animals, and their art.
It was during the early ‘80s that Weston believes he contracted the disease, which was then considered a death sentence. He was diagnosed with full-blown AIDS in 1991.
After a year-long celebration of the museum’s history and legacy, honoring the artists of a hundred years ago whose organization eventually became Laguna Art Museum, the exhibition Art Colony
A visit to Uruguay in the early ‘90s brought me to small dark gallery in Montevideo. Upstairs, in dim light, I caught sight of a painting that instantly captivated me: a moonlit landscape with a weary Quixote-like traveler on horseback riding uphill toward a small open-air hut in which a few women stood
“We’re building bridges, musical and poetry bridges, where the diplomatic bridges have collapsed,” said Ari Honarvar, who works with Musical Ambassadors for Peace. She’s trained as a facilitator to lead drumming and dancing circles among fellow refugees.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) celebrated the beauty of nature with its annual “Art & Nature” juried art exhibit of paintings that capture nature and the natural landscapes.
Voice has always been about giving voice to the voiceless. So it came as a shock to us that as the traditional media contracts, one of the casualties has been arts and culture coverage, unless you count updates on the Real Housewives, art and culture.
“Long gone are the days of no flash photography,” said Alexis Miller, a local art conservator, discussing materials issues related to an art piece’s long-term exposure to extreme bursts of light. Low-light capable smartphones, she remarks, have changed everything. Instead, “As a conservator, I worry about people bumping into stuff.”
A royal treasure trove including jewels that belonged to French Queen Marie-Antoinette fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million) on Wednesday, as collectors snapped up rare historic gems fresh to the market, Sotheby’s said.
On November 8, City Limits supporters gathered at the Stanley M. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center for our 2018 gala honoring three New Yorkers whose work has improved the city and whose values mirror the ones City Limits has striven to uphold over its 42 years of reporting.
Through March 9; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays through Sundays
Including One of Her World-Famous Infinity Mirrored Rooms Opening November 17
The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being exhibited in Nigeria for the first time since it disappeared.
The Holy Grail of the Orange County arts world has been elusive for many years: a permanent museum that would complete Costa Mesa’s cultural campus, adjacent to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts complex and not far from South Coast Repertory.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your own tea tree massage oil
To make a superhero Halloween costume, make a symbol out of felt for the front of the costume, glue it into place, and make a cape out of shiny fabric. Modify an eye mask to make it look like a superhero’s mask, and finish with leggings and a large belt.
Make a symbol for the front
Choose a letter or symbol for the front of the costume. Sketch a template, and trace it onto felt, and then cut it out.
James Garland dropped off 9-year-old Harry, costumed in a tie-dyed T-shirt and hippie-style neck bandana, at the Halloween party with his buddies, confident he would have fun and return home exhausted – and wagging his tail.
Guests at the Walled Off Hotel in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on Tuesday admired the works of British street artist Banksy, whose wall paintings and other works adorn the establishment.
On October 16, 2018, Laguna Art Museum was honored by Arts Orange County with the Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award in recognition of the museum’s 100-year legacy and lifetime contributions as Orange County’s oldest arts institution.
The Idle Hour: The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine
Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month’s spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two leading luxury centers are some way off following London Fashion Week in going fur-free
Chanel took the fashion set on an exotic beach getaway for its catwalk show on Tuesday, as models wearing the French couture house’s trademark tweed suits and sun hats strolled barefoot along the sand, waves lapping at their feet.
Distressed denim looks got a glamorous makeover on the runway at Miu Miu on Tuesday, as models rocked jean dresses with sheer underlays and shimmering sequined trimmings on the last day of Paris Fashion Week.
LVMH’s Louis Vuitton presented a new collection fit for a space odyssey at the end of Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with futuristic, crystal-strewn looks, oversized sleeves and patterned dresses evoking skylines.
As anyone who has heard Tony Bennett sing can confirm, there’s something tangible about the sounds he creates, something you can’t quite put into words.
Jumpsuits were the order of the day at Stella McCartney’s catwalk show during Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with skin-tight floral numbers contrasting with more laid back, wide-legged boilersuit styles in white and blue tie-dye prints.
Like every successful Orange County socialite who turns 40, Pacific Symphony pulled out all the stops on Thursday for a glitzy birthday party that celebrated its many successes over the last four decades.
Paul Hodgins talks about the new Arts & Culture section at Voice of OC as well the future of Arts institutions, like the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory, in a changing Orange County.
On September 28th, the former national security advisor for the Trump administration, H. R. McMaster, will be on Chapman University’s campus to participate in a panel discussion titled “America in an Age of Perpetual War.”
Donald Margulies, one of America’s most successful playwrights, has been closely associated with Orange County since the beginning of his career.
Castile soap, a cleansing agent made entirely from plant oils, is an option worth considering.
Italy’s Gucci brought a dose of eccentricity to Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with a runway show featuring a parrot, eerie videos, frilly sequined looks and a surprise performance by British singer and actress Jane Birkin.
A pink diamond weighing in at almost 19 carats is set to go on tour before being auctioned in Geneva and could fetch a record price of between $30 million and $50 million, Christie’s auction house announced on Tuesday.
Christian Dior raised the curtain on Paris Fashion Week on Monday with a contemporary dance display on the catwalk and a runway collection to match, with skirts evoking tutus and airy shift dresses designed for freedom of movement.
The music and culture of the 1960s inspired Japanese designer Atsushi Nakashima’s spring/summer 2019 funk-themed collection which brought down the curtain on Milan’s fashion week.
The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are “digital models” whose rise is dividing the fashion world.