Tag Archive: Los Angeles


Ammo restaurant, LA

Posted on June 12th, 2013

I was lucky on my recent trip to LA that I was with someone who knows the city far better than I do – it’s so sprawling that I find it hard to get my bearings. There are also a huge number of extremely expensive restaurants but when you’re in the mood for something nice, … (More →)


Little Dom’s, LA

Posted on June 7th, 2013

I’m back in LA for a few days doing some studio visits and haven’t had much time to suss out new places to eat but last night I went to Little Dom’s in Los Feliz, a relaxed, old school Italian-inspired restaurant that was buzzy (apparently a bit of a celeb hangout) and felt like a … (More →)


Books on Los Angeles

Posted on May 9th, 2013

I’ve never been a huge fan of Los Angeles because I hate driving and you have no choice but to sit in your car there, but I’ve started heading there more often and am curious as to why people love the city so much. I stumbled across this slideshow of 19 books on Los Angeles(More →)


Potato Chips Deli, LA

Posted on April 24th, 2013

When I’m away from home, I’m always on the lookout for quick and casual places to pop in for a bite because eating out three times a day for days on end can be a bit of a chore. I don’t necessarily want a fancy, prolonged meal at every turn so next time I’m in … (More →)


Asleep at the Chateau

Posted on March 22nd, 2013

There are hotels that through a history of misadventure, infamy and popular lore become destinations unto themselves, almost magical places that act as magnets for travellers. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, one of the most storied hotels in the United States, is such a place, as individuals flock in droves wanting to have access, … (More →)


Hollywood Handbook

Posted on February 14th, 2013

While doing research on Los Angeles’ famed Chateau Marmont for the upcoming Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, I came across a book edited by “it” hotelier Andre Balazs published shortly after he assumed control of the property in the early 1990s. The book is packed with photographs of the … (More →)


LA Art Book Fair

Posted on January 31st, 2013

Printed Matter is presenting its first annual LA Art Book Fair with its opening tonight at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA – the event run through the weekend from Feb 1-3. The fair, which is the West Coast answer to Printed Matter’s annual NYC bibliophile gathering is free and open to the public and will … (More →)


Drawing Surrealism

Posted on December 18th, 2012

Federico Castellón
Her Eyes Trembled, 1939
Pen and ink
15 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.
LACMA, gift of the 2006/2007 Drawings Group, M.2006.202.
© Federico Castellón Estate. Digital Image © 2012 Museum Associates/LACMA.

On a recent visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, we were thoroughly impressed with the incredible quality and … (More →)

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