JudithHerman

A brush with Classical Mythology: Artist Steve Shriver revives a piece of Los Angeles history

A brush with Classical Mythology: Artist Steve Shriver revives a piece of Los Angeles history

Painter Steve Shriver operates at two speeds. He can whip out a watercolor like a skateboarder thrashing downhill. Or he can take his sweet time: nearly a decade, so far, on a current project. Lean and tan, with a sunburned nose, a soul patch and pierced ears, Steve Shriver looks like he was born on […]

 JudithHerman

All you need is love – and a well-aimed hurricane kick

Computers can crash. Is there anything scarier than flying 30 feet above the heads of a crowd in a harness attached to computerized rigging? Yes: flying without a harness. Dancer, aerialist and Taekwondo master Michelle Bolong has done both.

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Artist Frank Minuto’s own little planet

As you enter the Southwest terminal at LAX this summer you’ll be greeted by a throng of giant whirring, buzzing robots. Don’t worry; they’re friendly. Their lights flash, “Happy Landings!” “Love the shoes!” and other cordial messages. Anyway, they’re only made of paint — 23 paintings and drawings  — the largest measuring eight by six […]