Art & Photos

The filmmaker, artist, and author uses her own recollections, as well as those of collaborators like David Byrne and Spike Jonze, to examine her body of work.
ART & PHOTOS

A Very Heartfelt Miranda July

Miranda July’s new book takes a long look back at—Miranda July.

Hedy Lamarr signs an autograph book at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, 1940. Photo from The Autograph Book of L.A.: Improvements on the Page of the City.
HERALD EXAMINER
ART & PHOTOS

Starring Los Angeles as Itself

Three new books bridge the city’s cultural past and present.

CARICATURE BY STEVE CARROLL
ART & PHOTOS

Three Questions with Miranda July

The filmmaker and author reveals the mantra that kept her going, a trick of the trade, and why she avoids the internet. 

An Atlas of Geographical Wonders by Jean-Christophe Bailly, Jean-Marc Besse, Philippe Grand, and Gilles Palsky, Princeton Architectural Press, 208 pages, $50.
ART & PHOTOS

The Consolations of Cartography

What maps—and imagination—tell us about who we are.

ART & PHOTOS

Art and Photo Picks

Art and activism from California’s Native Americans and a celebration of the state’s iconic redwoods.

Richie Silverman, extreme tanner, West Hollywood, California, January 1979. The photograph is from Roger Steffens’s The Family Acid: California, which looks back at the Golden State from 1968 to 2015.
ROGER STEFFENS
ART & PHOTOS

Roger Steffens’s Nonstop Set of Visual Stimulations

The Family Acid: California bears witness to a long, strange trip.

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