Jan/Feb 2015



China: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz 

Flowers in His Hair


On a clear sunny day there’s a press preview for the ambitious “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” exhibition. Famous for its former use as a…Read More 

FILM: Big Eyes 

No One Buys “Lady Art”


It’s an amazing true story—the real story behind the phenomenally successful paintings of those children with those big, sad eyes of the ’50s and ’60s,… Read More 

Blur and Conquer 

How Hello Kitty Made Pets of Us All


In case you didn’t notice, Hello Kitty invaded Los Angeles in November. If you were anywhere near Little Tokyo, you could scarcely escape the impression… Read More