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  • Sweeping vistas with sinister underlays

    By Avishay Artsy

    June 1, 2016 | 12:55 pm

    Richard Misrach’s photographs shot over the past four decades offer a stark reminder of how human industry corrupts the landscape. His lens has captured environmental devastation in the desert of the American West and the polluted swamplands of the South. Some of Misrach’s prints,...

  • Ansel Adams’ Manzanar photographs come to Skirball

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 8, 2015 | 1:58 pm

    Soon after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor during World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066: The forced evacuation of more than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast — two-thirds of them American citizens — to 10 incarceration camps...

  • ‘In Focus: Animalia’: Creatures featured at the Getty

    By Avishay Artsy

    June 1, 2015 | 12:59 pm

    Images of animals are everywhere these days. Pictures of our friends’ fluffy pets fill our social media feeds. Cuddly cats and baby animal photos serve as websites’ clickbait. While in the Internet age, we may well take these alluring photographs of our four-legged friends for...

  • A Musical Odyssey, Comic Con at the Shrine, Two’s Company, Man Ray

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm


    Pack a suitcase with excitement and wonder because tonight you will be embarking on "A Musical Odyssey." Your journey begins in the South Bay and takes you first to hear the symphonic sounds of Jewish klezmer and choral music performed by the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony....