LA Focus

The aviator director with one foot in the desert

Lacma’s Michael Govan has adopted Heizer’s vast City complex in the Nevada desert

As the Broad prepares to open, a look behind Los Angeles's most anticipated private museum

For 35 years, the new museum’s multibillionaire benefactors have been key to the city’s cultural life

LA art scene finally hits critical mass

“There is no there there,” said Gertrude Stein—but this is becoming less and less true of Los Angeles

A natural fit: LA and the outrageous Herr Taschen

Art, movies, beauty, sex, popular culture, more sex, and modernity drive this globe-trotting German publisher

How the Getty came down from the hill and made Angelenos love it

After more than 30 years, the mega-rich cultural complex has at last engaged with its own city

LA becomes an international art-dealing destination

Top European and New York galleries open branches