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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHe was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFor nearly a decade, actress Salma Hayek and her production partner, Josť Tamez, have been trying to launch a mini-studio that caters to the Latino audience. They're finally getting some traction, thanks in part to the success of "Ugly Betty," the popular...
Zap2It.comBiopics about artists often fall into the bad habit of explaining away the creative process. There's a certain "oh, I get it" satisfaction in the suggestion that William Shakespeare wrote "Romeo And Juliet" because he was himself a star-crossed lover (see...
Art CriticJosť Clemente Orozco was one of 20th century Mexico's great socially minded muralists. A stark 1929 easel painting made at the dawn of the Great Depression helps to show how. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art bought the modestly sized tempera and oil...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterEvalynne Engle came to this large yet laid-back southern Mexican city from Nevada, not to battle her home-renovating addiction but to indulge it. "I have a disease called remodeling-itis," said Engle, 61, a retired interior design and painting teacher...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt took just one month for a new freeway mural in Ventura to be hit by graffiti. The tagger was considerate, however, taking pains not to mar the piece, which commemorates a neighborhood destroyed in the 1950s to make way for the 101 Freeway. Instead of...
PARIS (AP) - Salma Hayek picked a most romantic time and place to get married: Valentine's Day in Paris. The Mexican-born actress wed French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault in a civil ceremony Saturday at the City Hall in Paris' chic 6th arrondissement,...
MID-WILSHIRE-- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, home to works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, received a $45 million donation to fund a wave of renovations, including a massive new gallery for special exhibits. The gift from beverage magnates...
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LOS ANGELES -- They received seven Grammy Awards nominations and now Coldplay is the recipient of something a bit less inviting -- a lawsuit. Los Angeles rock guitarist Joe Satriani filed the lawsuit Thursday in Los Angeles federal court claiming the...
PARIS -- Salma Hayek picked a most romantic time and place to get married: Valentine's Day in Paris. ††††† The Mexican-born actress wed French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault in a civil ceremony Saturday at the City Hall in Paris' chic 6th arrondissement,...
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September 25-November 16, Thursday-Saturday at 8:00p.m. and Sunday at 6p.m. $15 for General and $12 every Thursday. Located at the Frida Kahlo Theater 2332 W Fourth St, Los Angeles, CA 90057. For more information call 213-382-8133 or visit www....
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Special to The TimesAfter 17 years of Beverly Hills apartment life, Miriam Wosk wanted a house. It's not that she didn't like where she lived — what's not to like about a Frank Gehry-designed penthouse in Roxbury Park — but "time passed, life changed," says Wosk,...
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