Art Minxes

I Don’t Care About Your Band.

On Monday, March 29th, 2010
julieidontcareaboutyourband Memoirs can be hit or miss, especially when they’re trying to be funny. There are folks, like David Sedaris, whose self-deprecation is so endearing that as a reader all you want to do is laugh with the writer. And if you’re able to look past the ridiculously long title of Julie Klausner’s new book, I […] ...

Good Golly Miss Molly!

On Sunday, March 21st, 2010
RevelerNY-MOLLYCRABAPPLE541 Last Thursday, we spotted a Minx in our midst at Fred Segal! NY-artist du jour Molly Crabapple (yes, we’re in love with the sobriquet) unveiled her debut collection of Dirtee Hollywood graphic tees at the Melrose fashion hub, one among a flurry of L.A. Fashion Week fetes that offered to (literally)  sketch the boundaries of […] ...

Slash: Paper Under the Knife

On Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
slash1 New York City is oozing with inventive style, so it’s only fitting that the art scene reflects that. The exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Design on Columbus Circle allows visitors to explore how craft, art, and design have affected contemporary creativity. Artists and designers from around the world are showcased at the museum […] ...

Read: Lunch In Paris

On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010
lunch in paris If you haven’t been fantasizing about running away to Paris enough, then Elizabeth Bard’s new memoir, Lunch in Paris, will have you checking out flight schedules. The American journalist offers details behind her marriage to a Frenchman, Gwendal, and their eventual move to Paris. But the real force behind her story is the celebration of […] ...

From the screen to the gallery: Yoshitaka Amano

On Monday, February 22nd, 2010
amano If you aren’t familiar with influential Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano, then I guarantee you someone in your life is. Amano is the artist behind the characters of the Final Fantasy videogames and will be making a rare U.S. appearance with his first major Los Angeles exhibition in nearly a decade. Culver City’s LeBasse Projects is […] ...

Theatre is Dead.

On Thursday, February 18th, 2010
shakespeare Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night, finds a new home at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This version, a product of the Ovation Award winning Chalk Repertory Theatre, promises a unique take by featuring indie rock music and high-fashion in the performance. The venue is distinctive— with stain glass windows, high backed seating, and […] ...

LOMOGRAPHY…PARTY TOMORROW!

On Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
lomo  The first Lomography Gallery Store and official Lomography Embassy is opening its doors on February 18 in WEST HOLLYWOOD. To celebrate, they’re throwing a huge party with tacos, tamales, live Mariachi music, and endless cocktails. The party starts at 7pm at 7998 Santa Monica Blvd. Get on the guest list by RSVPing to shopla@lomography.com. Learn […] ...

Hellraisers

On Monday, February 8th, 2010
hellraisers Author Robert Sellers, who previously penned biographies for Sting and Tom Cruise, offers a humorous take on four famously boozed up Brits in Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O’Toole and Oliver Reed. On stage and screen in postwar Britain these four actors were critically acclaimed and celebrated. But behind […] ...


Reports from Sundance

On Sunday, January 31st, 2010
sundance08IMG The Sundance Film Festival has officially come to a close, and in Park City, Utah films with a darker edge swept the Festival this Saturday night. Director Debra Granik’s film “Winter’s Bone” won the grand jury prize U.S. dramatic category and the prestigious Waldo Salt screenwriting award. The film follows the journey of Ree Dolly […] ...