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  • L.A. looms larger than rock in 'Levitated Mass' film

    In the year it has been at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Michael Heizer sculpture known formally as "Levitated Mass" and more familiarly as "the rock" has drawn more than 300,000 people, many of them posing for Instagram or Twitter photos as...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • Teen curators learn the art of gallery management at girls' school

    Teen curators learn the art of gallery management at girls' school
    It was a knotty problem that many curators face at some point in their careers: making sure a three-artist exhibition doesn't look like three completely distinct shows in one space. "We need to find a way to connect the artwork; it should flow from...
  • Doug Aitken's 'Nomadic Happening' calls on artists to hop the train

    He is best known as a video artist, but Doug Aitken has a thing for "happenings." He brought street musicians and famous singers together for a "pop rally" at New York's Museum of Modern Art. He turned a barge in Greece into a floating theater for...
  • Bunny Yeager: The woman who made Bettie Page

    Bunny Yeager: The woman who made Bettie Page
    It is difficult to overstate the cultural influence of Bettie Page, the iconic 1950s pinup who has come to embody the rebellious sexuality that coursed below the conservative skin of the Eisenhower years. The banged and buxom Page continues to be a...
  • Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon

    Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon
    If you are looking to do something different, and a new crowd to do it with, FAT Village is the place to be this weekend. That’s when Josh Miller throws out the welcome mat, rolls out the grill and dishes out free burgers and dogs for BBQ Friday...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • At Jazzartz, album cover art as cool as the music

    The saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention, and for Vince Gerard it ended up being the mother of a new gallery in one of Southern California's artiest neighborhoods. The founder of Jazzartz got the idea for his project when he went...
  • 2 Japanese photographers, 2 cultural camps at Getty Museum

    2 Japanese photographers, 2 cultural camps at Getty Museum
    "Japan's Modern Divide" at the Getty Museum expands to full scale the classic art history course drill: slides by two artists appear side by side on the screen; compare and contrast. The show features two mid-20th-century photographers who practiced...
  • Artist Sam Taylor-Johnson to direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie

    Artist Sam Taylor-Johnson to direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie
    The film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" will have one of Britian's best-known visual artists at the helm. Author E.L. James announced via Twitter that photographer and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct the movie based on her bestselling...
  • Sree Sreenivasan joining Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Sree Sreenivasan joining Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Journalism's loss will be the art world's gain. Columbia University journalism professor Sree Sreenivasan is heading to other side of Central Park by joining the Metropolitan Museum of Art as its first chief digital officer. The New York museum made the...