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  • June Wayne: The printmaker who started a renaissance

    June Wayne: The printmaker who started a renaissance
    The great 2011 historical survey of printmaking in Los Angeles art at the Norton Simon had the germs of several deeper exhibitions; they seemed to hang over the installation like unspoken promises. One of those directives has been partially fulfilled in...
  • 'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc

    'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc
    Leslie Buchbinder comes from money. She knows influence. Her family made its reputation in the refrigeration business, and one of the ways her father invested was by collecting art. They are well-connected in the Chicago art world. In particular, the...
  • Hartford Art Teacher Creates Miniature Replicas Of Artists' Studios

    Hartford Art Teacher Creates Miniature Replicas Of Artists' Studios
    The worlds Joe Fig creates are miniature, but they are full of knowledge about the artistic process. Fig — a Simsbury resident whose studio is in Collinsville and who teaches at Hartford Art School — visits artists in their studios. He...
  • Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation

    Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation
    The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
  • On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships

    On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships
    Seventy-nine artists interpreted the theme of "celebrate" in honor of the reopening of the Brand Library and its galleries. And "Celebrate!" their audiences did. This past Saturday, some 200 art fans jammed the main exhibit space to "oooh" and "ahhh"...
  • Painting through the pain

    Painting through the pain
    In summer 2005, when Melody Moyse visited southern India after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, she found children in survival mode, silent and weak, and certainly not ready to talk about the disaster that killed their parents and siblings. Moyse arrived...
  • Maverick Llyn Foulkes is finally inside the art world — at age 79

    Maverick Llyn Foulkes is finally inside the art world — at age 79
    It's eerily quiet at Llyn Foulkes' Church of Art, a.k.a. his studio at the Brewery arts complex in downtown Los Angeles. Rows of empty metal folding chairs face a small, altar-like stage; floral air freshener, mixed with the sharp scent of turpentine,...
  • Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia

    Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia
    Since 1977, visitors to Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum have encountered an ancient Cambodian statue that has the wide, hulking build and arrogant attitude of an NFL nose tackle who has just sacked a rival quarterback. From its pedestal at the end of a...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Search'

    "I want this to be a picture of dignity -- a true canvas of the suffering of humanity!" So declared the comedy-director hero of Preston Sturges' classic "Sullivan's Travels," and his fit of self-importance may well enlighten viewers as they ponder why...
  • Artists take one on a garden journey, abstractly

    Artists take one on a garden journey, abstractly
    Artists have looked at nature with a new eye, creating works in paintings, photographs, installations, drawings and printmaking for "Abstracting From Nature," an exhibition that opened Sunday at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens. Upon first...
  • George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation

    George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation
    A long time ago, at a studio far, far away, a young filmmaker coming off his first success opted to leave around a half-million dollars in pay on the negotiating table in exchange for more control over the project he was about to begin. Conventional...