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  • Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery

    Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery
    Tehran-born Hossein Khosrojerdi has enjoyed a more than 30-year career as a prominent visual artist. He represented Iran during its debut at the 2003 Venice Biennale (Iran’s first time participating in the contemporary art event after the Islamic...
  • Syria's heritage is casualty of war, study finds

    PHILADELPHIA One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history. Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week. The report relied on...
  • Moment of Friday: Hagfish hanky-panky, Lily Simonson's oceanic obsession

    Moment of Friday: Hagfish hanky-panky, Lily Simonson's oceanic obsession
    Step into the main exhibition hall at CB1 Gallery in downtown Los Angeles and you will see a series of stark, practically Martian landscapes illuminated by blacklight. These paintings, however, do not depict alien worlds. They are a series of works...
  • Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae

    Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae
    On a patch of velvety grass across the street from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, a swath of white fabric lies unfurled on the ground, like a deflated parachute. This is Sphaerae -- and she is hungry. Soon Sphaerae will be fed five bathtubs' worth...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • Rome's Depart Foundation opens L.A.-area space with Gabriele De Santis

    Rome's Depart Foundation opens L.A.-area space with Gabriele De Santis
    The Italian nonprofit arts organization Depart Foundation, which exhibits contemporary emerging and mid-career artists from around the world in Rome, is expanding its footprint, debuting a West Hollywood space Wednesday night with a show by Italian artist...
  • Sui Jianguo: Chinese sculpture about control and its absence

    Sui Jianguo: Chinese sculpture about control and its absence
    Those looking to contemporary Chinese art for insights into the social and political conditions of being Chinese will find a bit of what they're after in Sui Jianguo's first U.S. gallery show, at L.A. Louver. There's the disembodied, disempowered,...
  • EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford

    EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford
    Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
  • LAXArt plans Hollywood gallery, citywide project called the Occasional

    LAXArt plans Hollywood gallery, citywide project called the Occasional
    The rapidly growing art hub near Santa Monica Boulevard and Highland Avenue just got busier. On Tuesday the nonprofit, alternative art space LAXArt announced plans to relocate from Culver City to 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., joining Regen Projects,...
  • Moment of Friday: Gronk's 'Citizen Kane' is 1957's 'The Giant Claw'

    Moment of Friday: Gronk's 'Citizen Kane' is 1957's 'The Giant Claw'
    Whenever L.A. painter Glugio Nicandro — more commonly known as "Gronk"¬†— employs a new studio assistant he says he likes to stage a session known as "Culture Hour." For this educational episode, he screens "The Giant Claw," a black-and-white¬†...