David Kordansky Gallery in Mid-Wilshire. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen, courtesy David Kordansky Gallery

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Gallery Moves, LAXART, Laemmle Theaters

Gallery MovesIt’s a Californian Kinda ThingBy Scarlet Cheng It’s hard to keep up with the rash of new and relocated galleries this year—is this because of…
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Construction site at Bergamot Station. Courtesy Shoshana Wayne Gallery.

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Bergamot Station; Huntington Library

BOON OR BUSTPost Rail Plan on Wrong Track at Bergamot “They’re basically destroying Bergamot Station,” says Wayne Blank, who holds the master lease on the…
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Moby, Vigilants, 2014

Moby: Apocalypse Already

New Photos Feature Cults

“Photography; I’ve always loved it,” says Moby, the noted techno-music composer and performer who is also cultivating a reputation as an art photographer. “My mom…
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Vivian Maier self-portrait, Photos by Vivian Maier, Courtesy of the Maloof Collection.

Finding Vivian Maier

Film Review

We all wonder about the secret life of quiet people—surely, there’s turbulence churning beneath placid surfaces. In the fascinating new documentary Finding Vivian Maier, we…
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Lara Bank  "The Dead Garden"  
A "homestead" with its tombstones for dearly departed household plants

Spectacular Subdivision in Wonder Valley

High Desert Test Sites (HDTS) and Monte Vista Projects

The desert is a surprising place, and we see it anew when artists are drawn there by site-specific projects such as “Spectacular Subdivision,” which took…
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CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

NARCISSISM MAY BE AT THE CORE OF SOME ARTISTIC PRACTICE, but rarely is it flaunted so grandly as in the work of Cindy Sherman. She…
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