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  • Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton

    Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton
    The photography exhibit on the top floor of the Gallery on the Green in Canton is called "Genius Loci: The Spirit of a Place," named after an ancient Roman belief that places are inhabited by a spirit, a minor deity. Nathan Sayers, the Collinsville...
  • Norton Simon dealt setback in Nazi-looted art case

    The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Norton Simon Museum on Tuesday by refusing to review a legal ruling that has jeopardized its hold on paintings of Adam and Eve from the 1500s that have been among its most prized masterpieces. The Pasadena...
  • Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women

     Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women
    The Mennello Museum of American Art opens its yearlong "Storytellers of the South: Voices of Women" series of exhibitions next week with "Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington." Born in Savannah, Ga., in 1935, Kennington has...
  • LACMA's 50th anniversary party starts early with major donations

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced major gifts of art from two of its trustees — the first wave of donations timed to the museum's 50th anniversary in April. A gift from Jane and Marc Nathanson consists of eight works of modern and...
  • Alma Allen's abstract sculptures channel nature's power at Blum & Poe

    Alma Allen's abstract sculptures channel nature's power at Blum & Poe
    A bulbous piece of wood bears a series of nubby nodules that feel just a little bit sci-fi. A gourd-like shape carved out of black and red marble features a curious nose-like appendage that springs out to greet the viewer. And a piece of Yule marble is...
  • Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections

    Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections
    One of the first things visitors will see when entering the newly renovated Susan Morse Hilles Gallery at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art on Jan. 31 is a lighted sign reading "Like, Man, I'm Tired (Of Waiting)." Sam Durant's creation is a reflection on...
  • Amir Zaki seeks clarity in photographs

    Amir Zaki seeks clarity in photographs
    The title of Amir Zaki's absorbing show at ACME, "Seeking Clarity," ought to come with an asterisk and the aside, "But Also Intentionally Subverting It." The L.A.-based photographer presents two bodies of work here, and one of them gives the show's...
  • Light sculpture by Michael Hayden to shine again in downtown L.A.

    Light sculpture by Michael Hayden to shine again in downtown L.A.
    There will be light when Michael Hayden's long-dormant illuminated sculpture, "Generators of the Cylinder," flickers back to life in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday for the first time since 2008. The piece debuted at the Los Angeles International...
  • 2015 will be an "exciting year" for the arts, Stuart says

    2015 will be an "exciting year" for the arts, Stuart says
    Whether city residents are still thinking back on all the events that happened in 2014, or looking ahead to what the new year will bring, City Commissioner Robert Stuart noted, either way there should be great cause for enthusiasm for all Orlando...
  • Meghan Smythe's carnal clay at Mark Moore

    Meghan Smythe's carnal clay at Mark Moore
    "Coupling" is the eye of the storm that is Meghan Smythe's remarkable first solo show, at Mark Moore. The two slightly oversized right hands, sculpted in clay and sheathed in milky white glaze, rest on a pedestal, their gently cupped palms facing up....
  • Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard

    Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard
    Reader Fred Hoerr caught our eye with his moving portraits and compelling landscape shots of downtown Los Angeles. He loves color, which he says brings life to his photos in a way that black and white cannot. As a full-time motion graphics animator and...