Essential Arts: LACMA, LACMA, LACMA. The museum’s redesign is all drama

Friends, Romans, readers of great books: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has landed on Coachella weekend and there will be too much do in El Lay this weekend beyond the return of “Game of Thrones.” I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at The Times, with your weekly dose of cultural happenings... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Essential Arts & Culture: Getty Villa's redo, speaker dresses and Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer — damn!

Hip-hop upends the Pulitzer Prize and a pair of musicians take to the stage in dresses made out of speakers. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s rocking culture news (and essential cumbia remixes): ESSENTIAL IMAGE The 2018 winner of the Pulitzer Prize... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Datebook: Art that skewers the art world, an installation about dance, abstractions of L.A.

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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

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Form or function? In the history of poster art, the two sides are constantly at war.

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Emily St. John Mandel, Susan Orlean, T.C Boyle, Marlon James and others share apocalypse reading picks. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Rob Biddulph to attempt world record for largest online art lesson

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Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad: The Art of the Pivot

In the best of times, businesses know to diversify their revenue. But during the pandemic, survival has sometimes meant getting into a whole new business. Co-host David Griner talks with new community editor Ko Im about how a bookstore ramped up site visits by turning itself into a travel site.... Continue reading at AdWeek

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