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  • Israeli artists, Orit Raff and Nir Evron, at LAXART

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 30, 2014 | 11:10 am

    Art — both making it and enjoying it — seems a luxury in times of war. Yet the work of two Israeli artists, Orit Raff and Nir Evron, showing at the contemporary art space LAXART through Aug. 23, is not only a worthy distraction from the psychic weight of current events but also a...

  • Artists from inside the concentration camps

    By Tom Tugend

    January 9, 2013 | 1:11 pm

    The Nazis gassed and murdered 1 million prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp complex, but they could not kill the human urge to create and leave behind a sign of their existence for future generations.

    Some 20 examples of the prisoners’ artistic legacy are on...

  • LACMA’s latest exhibition tries to capture the time when everything changed—the ‘Summer of Love’

    By Tom L. Freudenheim

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In the late 1950s, when flapper dresses made one of their regular comebacks, I recall my mother scoffing (apropos of something worn by my girlfriend) that this sort retrospective fashion statement showed a total misunderstanding of what the 1920s and 1930s were about.

    Now that...
  • 7 Days In Arts

    July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    Follow the bouncing ball down the yellow brick road tonight as the Hollywood Bowl presents "Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz." The title says it all. The Bowl shows "The Wizard of Oz" on its big screen with attendees encouraged to sing along to the famous songs by Harold Arlen and...

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  • The Madman of Montparnasse

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Before his life was tragically cut short in 1920 at the age of 35, Amedeo Modigliani left an impression on every person he met. Take fellow artist Jacques Lipchitz, whom the possessed Italian Jew liked to visit at 3 a.m.

    "We were suddenly roused from our sleep by a terrific pounding...

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