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  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • Colonial Williamsburg exhibit demonstrates unexpected richness of Southern furnishings

    When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened. Instead, the remarks...
  • Artist Helen Pashgian brings her love of light to LACMA's space

    Artist Helen Pashgian brings her love of light to LACMA's space
    On this dark, drizzly afternoon, one could easily miss Helen Pashgian's Pasadena art studio, a converted piano warehouse nestled down an alleyway between a parking garage and a coffee house. Except that Pashgian's brick studio is painted sunny yellow...
  • Agustina Woodgate: Grin and teddy bear it

    Agustina Woodgate: Grin and teddy bear it
    As an artist who has sewn poetry into the sleeves of used clothing and built castles from bricks of hair pulled from old wigs, Agustina Woodgate is no stranger to the treasures to be found in thrift stores. For her new solo exhibit at the Art and...
  • Redmoon Theater's Spectacle Lunatique

    Redmoon Theater's Spectacle Lunatique
    Redmoon Theater hosted a night of fantasy for more than 750 guests at its annual fundraiser, Spectacle Lunatique, held March 15 in its cavernous warehouse space in Pilsen. Partygoers experienced interactive installations, culinary delights from top...
  • Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala

    Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala
    Pharrell Williams and Vivi Nevo sporting the same Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat. Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi in a wonderfully wild Tom Ford zebra gown with a bristly mane. And designer Jeremy Scott playing the haute Chippendale dancer in a Moschino...
  • Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala

    Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala
    Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance: “Did you think I’d...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Like/Dislike with Heyhee Choi, design student

    Like/Dislike with Heyhee Choi, design student
    Nineteen is a lucky number -- at least for MICA'S XIX: An Experimental Fashion Event. Senior fiber major Heyhee Choi is one of the 19 to be featured at the weekend event, along with 18 other artists and designers who make up MICA's fiber department's...
  • Open Walls Baltimore 2 sparks community dialogue

    Open Walls Baltimore 2 sparks community dialogue
    When you paint on a wall in the middle of the city, people want to talk to you. They want to tell you how they would have painted things differently, choosing a different shade of green, or a different subject entirely. They want to know why you're...