A classic example of Los Angeles movie-theater architecture from the early days of cinema, the Vista on Sunset Boulevard in Los Feliz is a landmark. Built in 1923, it has been a part of the LA urban landscape for nearly a century, from the silent-film era through to the recent
On a recent visit to WiSpa, a sprawling Korean day-spa complex in Los Angeles, we spied from the spa’s rooftop lounge the top half of an elegant, old high-rise building in the distance. Atop the building was its name, Royale, in large, dark blue letters. The building is a New York-style
This image of a woman’s face is in an of itself not a remarkable image, and such subject matter and high-contrast portraits are so common to street art so as to scarcely give it further thought. But this artwork is unusual in its use of materials and aesthetic. Look closely
One of several vibrant and excellent “Love Berto” wave murals in and around Venice Beach, in Los Angeles. This one is in the stylish, fashionable Abbot-Kinney neighborhood.
We’ve gone to Los Angeles for a few days to experience some art currently on view at LACMA and MoCA and to check out some new spaces in DTLA. (We’re also catching up with friends and squeezing in a few hours of surfing, of course.) On our first day, we