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  • June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science

    June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science
    A new retrospective of work by June Wayne is opening at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and science lovers will want to check it out. Wayne was an artist who counted rocket scientists at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory among her close...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Target" by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $28). At the president's request, Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel try to take down a global threat. Last week: — 2. "The Collector" by Nora Roberts (Putnam, $27.95). A...
  • Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art

    Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
    Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
  • Walters Art Museum's Hackerman House to close for renovations

    Walters Art Museum's Hackerman House to close for renovations
    Hackerman House, one of the three buildings that make up the Walters Art Museum, will be closed for about two and a half years beginning July 1, a museum official announced Friday. In addition, galleries housing 19th century art on the fourth floor of...
  • 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...
  • Revamped Chrysler flaunts new works

     Revamped Chrysler flaunts new works
    Most museums celebrate the completion of major building projects with big splashy traveling exhibitions. But at the Chrysler Museum of Art — which reopened Saturday after a $24 million expansion and renovation campaign — the director and...
  • Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London

    Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London
    Henri Matisse spent his final decades largely confined to a wheelchair, having been weakened by cancer surgery at age 72. But the renowned French artist didn't allow his physical condition to slow his prodigious output. In fact, he embarked on one of...
  • Urban perspectives front and center at Rouse gallery

    Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery. Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen

    Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen
    Snobs often say that it’s wrong to stroll through a museum without stopping to study a single work of art. They have a point -- today we tend to do things too quickly. But there’s more than one way to look at great art, and scrutinizing...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....