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  • Chrysler Museum showcases gift of American art

    Chrysler Museum showcases gift of American art
    Jane Parke Batten and her late husband, Frank, may not have been the most ardent of art collectors. Rather than living and breathing auction catalogs and sale prices, the South Hampton Roads couple simply bought what they liked, sometimes zeroing in on a...
  • Thomas Kinkade's artistic legacy up for grabs

    The death of popular artist Thomas Kinkade is certain to ignite controversy regarding the painter’s legacy. Known for his renderings of luminous landscapes and street scenes, often captured at twilight, the so-called painter of light, a Christian...
  • Manifest Destiny, in art

    Manifest Destiny, in art
    In 1861 Carleton Watkins took the definitive picture of Yosemite Valley from the aptly named Inspiration Point. The sheer granite wall of El Capitan, as sharp as if cut with a cleaver, fills one side of the photo. A rising tier of rock monoliths marches...
  • Art review: Joan Nelson at Michael Kohn Gallery

     
    Christopher Knight reviews Joan Nelson's landscape paintings at Michael Kohn Gallery...
  • Art review: 'Chris Barnard: Toward Trinity' at Luis de Jesus

     
    Christopher Knight reviews Chris Barnard's new paintings at Luis de Jesus Gallery...
  • "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick

    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick
    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" By Nathaniel Philbrick Viking, 451 pages, $29.95 It has not gone unremarked that Albert Bierstadt and other painters of the West turned to purveying panoramic treatments of pure...
  • The spirit of the Wild West in Cody, Wyo.

    The spirit of the Wild West in Cody, Wyo.
    Buffalo Bill Cody's last words were reportedly, "Let my show go on!" Just a couple hours' drive east of Yellowstone National Park is the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, less a passing fancy of entertainment than a rich and detailed history lesson that...
  • Nineteenth Century American Lithography shows its colors at Huntington Library

    Nineteenth Century American Lithography shows its colors at Huntington Library
    "That was the first part of my life," says Jay T. Last, a founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and leader of the team that developed the integrated circuit for commercial use. When he retired from the computer field, he happily found other things to...
  • Art Review: Gegam Kacherian paintings at Rosamund Felsen Gallery

     
    There is something wonderfully peculiar about the paintings of Gegam Kacherian, but it???s difficult to pinpoint just what it is. Each of the 15 works in his second solo show at Rosamund Felsen Gallery begins in a reasonable, even orthodox......
  • Art review: Zhi Lin at Koplin Del Rio

     
    Thirty-five drawings from 2007 by Seattle-based artist Zhi Lin fuse long traditions of Chinese and American landscape art. Given their subject — construction of the transcontinental railroad, in which Chinese labor was both essential to success and...
  • Art review: Oakland Museum of California

     
    OAKLAND --When the Oakland Museum of California unveiled its sprawling and distinctive new building for art, history and natural sciences 41 years ago -- a terraced, walled-garden structure that became an instant national landmark -- a review in The...