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  • Paris Fashion Week: At Junya Watanabe, painting with scissors

    ‎I'm not sure what inspired Junya Watanabe's collection, shown Saturday morning under the graffiti-covered docks on the Seine. But what I thought of when I saw the lyrical parade of collaged shapes and eye-popping colors was Henri Matisse's paper cut-...
  • Early cinema champion gets a loving restrospective

    Early cinema champion gets a loving restrospective
    In a thoughtfully lavish act of curation, Northwestern University's Block Cinema is paying tribute to cinema's greatest pack rat and most ardent champion — the man whom poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau once described as "the dragon watching over...
  • Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes

    Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes
    All kinds of drama at museums in Delaware, North Miami and Washington, D.C., a discovery of new Nazca Lines in Peru, reconsidering the urban role of the Santa Ana River, psychedelic fonts, statue selfies and why liking everything on Facebook encourages...
  • An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld

     An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld
    John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street. Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is. Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
  • Andy Warhol films to be digitized by MoMA

    Andy Warhol films to be digitized by MoMA
    Andy Warhol shot hundreds of films during his career, but many of these works haven't been available for public viewing after the prolific artist withdrew them from circulation. In a new partnership announced this week, the Museum of Modern Art in New...
  • 'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star

     'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star
    Let's start with the numbers, which are impressive: a 150 million-year-old granite boulder more than 21 feet high and weighing in at 340 tons. It took 11 days to transport that boulder, via a 206-wheeled trailer, the 105 miles from Riverside to the campus...
  • Charlie Chaplin's evolving talent seen in 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies'

    Watching the new Blu-ray/DVD set "Chaplin's Mutual Comedies" is a revelation because one can witness a master filmmaker coming of age. Charlie Chaplin introduced his beloved, baggy-panted Tramp in 1914 while at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. In the...
  • A trip through expanded reality with Magritte

    A trip through expanded reality with Magritte
    Getting through the day requires a certain amount of repression. There is order in the ordinary: a pipe is a thing to be packed with tobacco and smoked, the word "sky" refers to the blue space up above, a slice of ham will lie still and silent until it is...
  • Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award

    Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award
    Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize. This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak...
  • Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton

    Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton
    On Bushkill Drive in Easton, the Greek god Atlas balances the world on his shoulders. Hidden beneath a layer of rust, the steel figure of a man has been hoisting a giant metal globe near the tree line at Bushkill Creek for more than a decade. He and a...
  • Matisse exhibition breaks attendance record at Tate in London

    A recent exhibition devoted to Henri Matisse's cut-outs broke attendance records at the Tate Modern in London, the museum announced Monday. "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" drew 562,622 visitors during its five-month run, making it the most popular...