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One of the world's best new art museums opens in Cambodia thanks to North Korea.

We're swooning and sad looking at these beautiful color photos of Victorian houses on Bunker Hill.

Welcome back, Museum of Neon Art.

Art from the Holocaust opens in Berlin, with commentary from Angela Merkel condemning anti-Semitism.

Five art galleries you should know who will be at Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

Angelenos, prepare for a year full of talk about the "Neighborhood Integrity Initiative," a ballot-bound attempt to halt development in LA. Here's an argument for the proposal and one against it.


Oh, Bunker Hill, how we long for your once-was architecture...
(Photo by George Mann via LA Public Library)