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  • The desires of art

    The desires of art
    What does art want? Is art more comfortable in a group setting or alone? Does it opt for indirect natural light or a bright, focused spot? Is art chatty or quiet, riotous or sedate? Does it wish to be used, abused or politely regarded from a safe...
  • Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize

    Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize
    It was 1975 and I was a college freshman when Patti Smith's first album, "Horses," arrived in a Milwaukee record store. I didn't know anything about her music, hadn't heard a note. But that album cover was enough to stop traffic. It intrigued, haunted...
  • Event features art, music, food and wine

    Event features art, music, food and wine
    Pompano Beach is hoping to redefine its downtown with a creative flair with the new Limelight street festival. For the last three years, the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency's Business Resource Center has hosted ArtHall, a monthly event...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • Round-Up: Hong Kong protest art, an Iraqi photo agency, lots of Gehry

    New trustees at MOCA, vandalism at the national parks, early satellite images of Antarctica, and the beguiling installation sculptures produced by the protesters in Hong Kong. Plus, everything Frank Gehry and Cannibal Shia LaBeouf. It's the Round-Up:...
  • Life-size artistic creations displayed

    Life-size artistic creations displayed
    Will Kurtz got a relatively late start in his artistic career. In his mid-30s, the landscape architect became a self-taught sculptor, carving alabaster and Styrofoam and making cardboard sculptures of figures such as fish, a Santa Claus and a small...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • 3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram

    3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram
    The Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday moved a 3,700-pound carved granite bench up to its new perch at 8,500 feet on a patio at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway high above the desert city. It may be "one of the few pieces of public art at this...
  • Hello Kitty turning 40, and the birthday bash will be 'supercute'

    LOS ANGELES Hello Kitty turns 40 years old on Nov. 1 and to celebrate that milestone birthday the little girl born in London four decades ago is throwing a bash that's already begun and won't wrap up for six months. An exhibit titled "Hello! Exploring...
  • New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education

    New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education
    NEW BRITAIN — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs. The money is part of more...
  • Skirball exhibit looks at German film artists in U.S. during Nazi regime

    A Los Angeles County Museum of Art show on post-World War I German cinema opened last month looking at the innovative feature film directors, producers, writers, costume designers and cinematographers who created influential 1920s classics such as...