Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

Why not exploit L.A.’s much bemoaned car culture to promote fresh artistic endeavors, blending existing architecture, with pop culture and conceptualism? “How Many Billboards?  Art in Stead” includes 21 newly commissioned works by contemporary artists using the alternative medium of billboards. The works engage in an important visual dialogue with L.A.’s heavily commercialized public space.  The exhibition […]


T. C Boyle sat down with the editor of the The New York Times Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus, to discuss “The Women,” his new novel about Frank Lloyd Wright, told from the point of view of the women who loved him.  Mr. Boyle has authored more than twenty works of fiction and lives in a […]


ArtsÉtoile is delighted to introduce summer intern Meg Emmitt, an art history M.A. candidate, who will be reporting from Spain this summer while she researches Catalan identity in Spanish art and architecture.  If you liked Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona, you will surely enjoy Meg’s scholarly contributions and photo-blogging – stay tuned for weekly updates! Graduate Summer […]


Forbidden City Synchronized swimming not your cup of tea?  Beijing has a smorgasbord of cultural offerings ranging from cutting edge contemporary art to decadent imperial treasures.  Tony Chen is a fantastic guide and can arrange for everything from highly customized tours to a top-notch driver (ask for William).  A few hours spent exploring the Forbidden City is […]