Tom Teicholz is an award winning journalist and producer who has created print, video and social media content for Intel, The Museum of Tolerance and The Milken Family Foundation; and whose work has appeared on The Huffington Post, Newsweek.com, The NY Times Magazine, and The LA Times Op-Ed page. He also has ghostwritten, edited and published essays, treatises and books for private clients.
PETER GURALNICK is the author of Sweet Soul Music, Lost Highway, and Feel Like Going Home, about the great artists at the heart of American Roots Music; the two-part biography of Elvis Presley, Last Train to Memphis and Careless Love; as well as Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke, and Searching for Robert Johnson. […]Click here for reuse options!
Hauser Wirth & Schimmel (HW&S) an international gallery (locations in Zurich, London, Somerset, and New York) has landed in LA with a splash, in a new art space located at 901 East 3rd Street in Los Angeles’ downtown Arts district. HW&S have refurbished a large set of 19th and early 20th Century buildings, The Globe […]Click here for reuse options!
Everything about visiting The Broad, the new museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles that Eli and Edythe Broad built to house their contemporary art collection, is better than expected, better than a drive-by of the exterior leads you to believe, better than photos would have you think. Yes, there are plenty of reasons […]Click here for reuse options!
In my office, I have a Time magazine cover from 1968, that I framed for myself as a child (the marks where I pulled off my parents’ subscription info are still there). It’s a portrait of Robert F. Kennedy giving a speech, drawn as a comic book hero and secular saint in Pop Art style […]Click here for reuse options!
“London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach and Kitaj” on view at the J. Paul Getty Center until November 13, 2016 is the first U.S. exhibition devoted to exploring what R. B. Kitaj called “The London School” — a group of post- World War Two painters in England who pursued figurative art at a time […]Click here for reuse options!
Happy birthday to the Israel Museum! The country’s national museum turns 50 this year — middle age for most of us, but quite young in museum years. The museum is celebrating the occasion with a year of special exhibits, loans and gifts, adding to its encyclopedic collection covering Middle East archaeology, Jewish life, and modern […]Click here for reuse options!
On my most recent visit to Jerusalem this past June, I spent a few hours in heaven: touring the collections of the National Library of Israel and previewing plans for its new state-of-the-art building to be built on a beautiful site near the Knesset, the Supreme Court and the Israel Museum. Reimagining the library for […]Click here for reuse options!
A portrait of Picasso. Photos by Ervin Marton Courtesy Stephen Cohen Gallery “It is not enough to have talent,” photographer Robert Capa once said, turning an old saying on its head. “You also have to be Hungarian.” By which he meant Hungarian-Jewish. This point is reinforced in an exhibition of post-World War II Paris photographs […]Click here for reuse options!
Let me indulge in some hyperbole: When Moses spoke after he came down from the mountain, when Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount, I don’t believe their audience could have been any more stunned than I or the other 3000 attendees were at Friday night’s Grammy week MusiCares charity event when Bob Dylan, this […]Click here for reuse options!
“Once upon a time” is a phrase we use for fairy tales and fables. Yet most Jews carry with them another time, another land, another city. It could be the Pale of Settlement or Vilnius, Krakow or Lvov or, in more recent times, the Lower East Side, the Bronx, Tehran, Moscow, Buenos Aires or even […]Click here for reuse options!