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Downtown LA has a major art scene!, and the NY Times is finally catching on.

No more art parties in L.A.: Paris Photo and the inaugural FIAC LA are cancelled, blaming our weak art buying market.

Artist/photographer Cindy Sherman pokes fun at Instagrammers and style stars for her Harpers Bazaar cover series.

The New Yorker's fascinating profile on how Los Angeles' dirtiest celebrity sleaze source operates like an intelligence agency.

Valentine's Day can really be a bummer, especially when it knocks out electricity for 5,000 L.A. homes.

Watch last weekend's demolition of the 6th Street Bridge in 7 minutes.

A photo slideshow of local gallery Think Tank in the Fashion District transformed into a floor-to-ceiling cake installation.

Think Tank Gallery has been transformed into a 7000 sq ft cake installation.
(GIF via Think Tank Gallery)