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‘Immersive Frida Kahlo’ Exhibit Opens on Sunset Boulevard

Lighthouse ArtSpace Los Angeles, the team behind a dreamy Van Gogh exhibit marking the company’s debut, has unveiled its newest offering to Hollywood’s artistic landscape with Immersive Frida Kahlo. The large-scale exhibit, which has also opened at Lighthouse ArtSpace locations in Dallas, Boston, Houston, Chicago, Denver and Toronto, is 41 minutes of a continuous loop […]

Frieze and Deutsche Bank Name 3rd Annual Film Award Winner

On Friday night, Frieze and Deutsche Bank announced Diante Singley as the winner of the third annual Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award, with Adham Elnashai receiving the initiative’s publicly voted Audience Award. The two were honored at a ceremony inside the Frieze Los Angeles fair, which kicked off Thursday in Beverly Hills. The […]

The Weeknd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Corden in the Market for Art at Frieze Los Angeles

A mostly masked, Hollywood-heavy crowd showed up for the opening V.I.P. day of Frieze Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 17, as the art fair kicked off its third edition in a new, expanded space next to the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Among the day one attendees were James Corden, Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, […]

At Home With Simon Kinberg, Cleo Wade and Their Joyful Art Collection

When poet Cleo Wade and Oscar- and Emmy-nominated writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg (The Martian, X-Men: First Class, The 355, Invasion) got engaged in 2019, the evening was enveloped in art. A few days before Kinberg proposed — at a get-together at their home — their friend, civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, sent a photo of the […]

Ava DuVernay, Clive Davis, Williams Sisters Set for National Portrait Gallery Honors

The National Portrait Gallery, public home to the presidential portraits, has named Clive Davis, Ava DuVernay, Venus Williams and Serena Williams among its 2022 honorees for its annual Portrait of a Nation Award. The legendary record producer and music executive, the Oscar-winning director and recording-breaking athletes-turned-producers will be awarded during the biennial Portrait of a […]

Artist JR on His New Documentary ‘Paper & Glue’ and the Transformative Power of Art

The French artist and photographer JR — known for his enormous murals of faces and ambitious projects that seek to transcend boundaries, both physical and human — already has co-starred in (and co-directed) the Oscar-nominated documentary Faces Places. But the late filmmaker Agnès Varda, his co-star and co-director on the project, told him he should […]

Tonys Analysis: A Ceremony Better Late Than Never, But Still Too Late

What to say about the 74th Tony Awards, the ceremony held on Sunday night — Sept. 26, 2021 — in recognition of Broadway achievements during the 2019-2020 season prior to its interruption by COVID? Well, for those who were able to watch it in its entirety, it was apparently a thoroughly enjoyable event, highlighted by wins […]

Herb Alpert Foundation Reveals Recipients for 27th Herb Alpert Award in the Arts

The Herb Alpert Foundation has selected the recipients for the 27th Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, a group of 10 artists (up from five in previous years) who will each receive $75,000 and a residency at California Institute of the Arts, which administers the prize on behalf of the foundation. The honorees — mid-career artists […]

Frieze Los Angeles 2020: Guide to Exhibitions, Events and Parties (Updating)

The contemporary art fair Frieze Los Angeles takes over the Paramount lot for its second year in a row (Feb. 13-16), with Felix and Art Los Angeles Contemporary also bowing in Hollywood.

Kenneth Anger Inspires Pop-Up Art Exhibit on the Sunset Strip (Exclusive)

Jeffrey Deitch and Nicodim galleries will co-curate “Hollywood Babylon: A Re-Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome,” an art show inspired by the experimental filmmaker and author in the former Spago restaurant space in West Hollywood.

Geometric James Turrell Light Works to Exhibit at Frieze L.A. (Exclusive)

Pace Gallery and Kayne Griffin Corcoran are partnering on a joint show of work by the artist, to whom Kanye West donated $10 million last year to finish the giant Roden Crater project in the Arizona desert.

Marciano Art Foundation to Close Permanently

After employees announced their intention to unionize, prompting a brief closure, the Marciano Art Foundation is shutting its doors for good.