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Book Review: Creative Self-Portrait

David Adjaye: Constructed Narratives. Edited by Peter Allison (Lars Müller Publishers, $49) In ten chapters, David Adjaye discusses his concerns as an architect, from his critical observations of Afr...
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Book Review: ART BRUT

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935-1962 by Isabelle Dervaux (Thames & Hudson, $45) Jean Dubuffet (1901-84) was a late starter, devoting more time to the family wine business than art until the age of 41, wh...
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Book Review: Pots as Art

Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Creswell Bell (Thames + Hudson, $40)  First published in Australia, this round-up of more than fifty studio potters, most of whom are women, is heavy on w...
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Sounds of Space

This weekend the NASA Orbit Pavilion sound experience will debut on the Celebration Lawn of The Huntington Library. The four-month installation kicks off a new collaborative series. The museum will b...
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Halloween Comes Early

Trick or treaters should flock to LACMA to see the exhibition, Guillermo del Toro: at Home with Monsters. Del Toro is a Mexican movie director who specializes in horror and fantasy, creating work of ...
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Refining Minimalism

A review by Michael Webb Some artists—from Vermeer to Picasso—have become household names through widely circulated reproductions; indeed, the iconoclastic Andy Warhol celebrated the idea of mechanic...
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Calling All Peacocks

“Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015″ is a LACMA exhibition to delight the eye and gladden the heart of anyone who cares about clothes. That would exclude about 90 percent of you...
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Workbook: Growing the Huntington

Over the years, the Huntington Library and Art Collection has grown from the original 55,000-square-foot Beaux Arts residence designed by architect Myron Hunt to a sprawling complex that includes the...