April 19, 1990 |
Otis/Parsons Center Opens: Ground-breaking ceremonies will be held today for a $13-million complex at Otis/Parsons Art Institute. The five-story complex will contain studio spaces for senior students, faculty offices, a 450-seat auditorium, a two-story library and media center. The 60,000-square-foot project, scheduled for completion in September, 1991, is the first new construction at the downtown Wilshire Boulevard campus in 30 years.
February 23, 2012
ART The Museum of Contemporary Art will present "A Tribute to Mike Kelley," an exhibition dedicated to the work and legacy of the contemporary artist who died earlier this month. The show, on display through April 2, will include 23 of Kelley's works, plus others by John Altoon, Cody Choi, Douglas Huebler, William Leavitt, Marnie Weber and Johanna Went, donated to MOCA by Kelley. MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. $10. Moca.org.
May 17, 2012 |
An art project by the late Mike Kelley will be completed later this year and is expected to open in 2013, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit announced this week. Kelley, who died unexpectedly in January in the Los Angeles area at the age of 57, had been working on the project for a number of years with the intention of unveiling it in Detroit, his hometown. "Mobile Homestead" will be a full-size replica of the artist's childhood home from the suburban town of Westland, Mich.
April 4, 2012 |
For Cai Guo-Qiang, every time feels like the first time. His nerves still tingle, his mind still races -- during that climactic, split-second moment before he lights the fuse and the gunpowder goes boom. It's an intensity that time hasn't dimmed, not even after 30 years. That's how long Cai's been making art with explosions. "The anxiety is part of my motivation to make artwork," Cai says. "It's the allure that draws me back time and again. " Not to mention the high demand.
February 4, 1990 |
The University Art Museum at UC Santa Barbara plans to continue "Margins," a program showcasing new directions in art, presenting a total of four shows each year, said curator Phyllis Plous. The "Margins" program, which began with the museum's current show, "Fred Fehlau: A Pictorial Installation" (through Feb. 25), was financed this year by a $7,500 grant from the South Pasadena-based Flintridge Foundation.
December 15, 1988
Your column about auto insurance, prompts this letter. May I tell you my personal solution to this problem? First, my background. I am a 79-year-old grandmother, driving for more than 60 years without any major problems. In 1985, I was involved with an accident that was settled in my favor. My premium was raised from $800 a year to $3,700. I shopped for cheaper insurance and found one--$2,000 a year for minimum coverage. My car is my lifeline to the world.