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  • Central Florida Fair: A great throwback tradition

     Central Florida Fair: A great throwback tradition
    In recent years, Orlando has continued its journey to sophisticated urbanity. We have opera and ballet, an award-winning culinary scene, thought-provoking public art and a burgeoning tech community. And it is all splendid. However, right now I am...
  • 2 acclaimed Egeli artists stage showcase at Maryland Hall

    Like father like . daughter? Peter Egeli, 80, is a well-regarded painter and portrait artist. A son of famed portraitist Bjorn Egeli, a native of Norway, he grew up in a family where every one of his siblings picked up the paintbrush en route to becoming...
  • John Currin has a way with awkwardness

    John Currin has a way with awkwardness
    John Currin’s paintings are catnip for art historians. In terms of style, substance and composition, as well as scale, palette and paint handling, the roots of Currin’s 11 pictures at Gagosian Gallery run back to Northern European painting...
  • Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process

     Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process
    One image feels like confrontation: In Dirk Hagner's woodcut on washi paper, the Austrian painter Egon Schiele appears in stark form — the point of the eyes, the fault lines in the face, the hands entrenched in pockets and a deep shadow running...
  • Gallery in Art Institute's Modern Wing closing temporarily

    Gallery in Art Institute's Modern Wing closing temporarily
    In preparation for an upcoming major exhibition, the second floor contemporary art galleries of the the Art Institute’s Modern Wing will be closing temporarily, beginning March 8. “Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997-2014” will open on May...
  • The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro

    The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro
    Whether Rolex, the official timepiece of Los Angeles Opera, knows it not, it is as much a beneficiary of the work of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais as the opera company itself. The 18th century French playwright wrote the trilogy of plays around...
  • Brad Eberhard's bracing lack of consistency

    Brad Eberhard's bracing lack of consistency
    Brad Eberhard’s new paintings are dense, gritty and fluid. They’re also loose, goofy and smart. And they don’t suffer fools. If you’re not up to the task of holding a multiplicity of perspectives in mind while making unexpected...
  • Thomas Burke's bigger, bolder Op Art

    Thomas Burke's bigger, bolder Op Art
    Thomas Burke’s new paintings are eye-grabbing extravaganzas that pack more visual wallop into their brightly colored surfaces than has been seen since artists like Richard Anuszkiewicz, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Victor Vasarely invented...
  • When more is less, at Steve Turner Contemporary

    When more is less, at Steve Turner Contemporary
    In “Always,” Hannah Perry goes to great lengths to make an exhibition that looks polished and professional. Unfortunately, that’s just about all the young British artist’s U.S. debut has going for it. At Steve Turner Contemporary,...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
  • The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year

    The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year
    As I write this column it is a foggy morning with a hint of chill in the air. Thank goodness, at last it feels like February should. Since last chatting with you, Valentine’s Day has gone by, as has the Westminster Kennel Dog Show in New York City....