| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa was interned during World War II, first at the Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, where she lived in a horse stall that reeked of manure, and then at a relocation center in Arkansas, where 8,000 detainees were surrounded...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:43 PM
David Gilhooly, a prominent Northern California sculptor of fanciful frogs who was a founder of the Bay Area funk art movement at UC Davis in the early 1960s, has died. He was 70.
He died Aug. 21 after collapsing at his home in Newport, Ore., said his...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a new report released this morning by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:30 AM
For art, the 1963 murder of a president became America's Guernica.
In style, emotional tenor and generation, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol were very different artists. But both made paintings that spoke to an epic social trauma of their day. And both...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Artsy on Wednesday launched an app for the iPhone and iPod that allows users to browse — and buy — art from leading institutions around the world.
The free Artsy App, designed for iOS 7, has pooled 50,000 hi-res images of artworks, including...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:50 AM
After taking on rising sea levels and the foreclosure crisis, the Museum of Modern Art’s newly activist architecture and design department is set to tackle the megacity.
The museum on Thursday announced an exhibition and series of design workshops...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Linda Jones considered herself "incredibly lucky" to have had a father like Chuck Jones, the Oscar-winning animation director of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies fame.
"He was probably the best father anybody could have," said Linda Jones,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Downtown, the new Calvin Klein women's fragrance fronted by Rooney Mara (which we first told you about back in May) was given an official launch party Tuesday night at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, an event that also included a special...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A trove of 200,000 photographic items from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation is being donated to five institutions around the world, including the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the National Gallery of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:47 PM
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Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The big touring retrospective on artist Mike Kelley will reach Los Angeles on March 31, 2014, kicking off a four-month run through July 28 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibition, launched a year ago at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and...