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  • Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art

    As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive. Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
  • Judge turns down request from woman's attorney in Renoir case

    Judge turns down request from woman's attorney in Renoir case
    A federal court judge has turned down a request to throw out two documents that support the Baltimore Museum of Art's contention that it should be awarded an 1879 Renoir landscape, "Paysage Bords de Seine." The attorney for Marcia "Martha" Fuqua, a...
  • Damien Hirst to auction off new Mickey Mouse spot painting

    Damien Hirst to auction off new Mickey Mouse spot painting
    Damien Hirst has paid Walt Disney the ultimate compliment by creating a new painting of Mickey Mouse done in the style of the artist's spot paintings.  The provocative British artist unveiled his "Mickey" painting on his official website Wednesday,...
  • Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25

    Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25
    Twenty venues around Southern California will offer free admission on Jan. 25 as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All program. Participating museums include the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Orange County...
  • Big weekend on tap for art, and that's just the beginning

    Big weekend on tap for art, and that's just the beginning
    With the new year comes the blast of new art that hits every January. What could be called an “Artapalooza” starts Thursday night with the monthly Downtown L.A. Art Walk. Saturday brings a high concentration of citywide gallery openings. And...
  • 'Ink Art' at Metropolitan Museum of Art plays with Chinese tradition

    'Ink Art' at Metropolitan Museum of Art plays with Chinese tradition
    NEW YORK — It's hard to break from the past. Even under the Chinese Cultural Revolution, which sought to smash the "Four Olds" of customs, culture, habits and ideas, the tradition of calligraphy was held in reverence, as it had been for centuries....
  • Alec Baldwin remains a go-to guy for Arts Advocacy Day in D.C.

    Alec Baldwin has taken his lumps as a verbal loose cannon, but Americans for the Arts, a leading national advocacy group for nonprofit arts organizations, still trusts Baldwin as one of its go-to guys. It announced this week that the actor will be...
  • Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday

    Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday
    A court hearing Friday could determine the future of a small Renoir painting that was reported stolen 62 years ago from the Baltimore Museum of Art — while the artwork's clouded past is becoming even more of a mystery. U.S. District Judge Leonie...
  • Hartford Shops Doubling As Art Galleries

    Hartford Shops Doubling As Art Galleries
    When a Hartford merchant puts artworks by local artists on his walls, it's a win-win-win-win situation. The artist's work gets seen. The merchant supports the region's art community. The merchant rescues his shop from generic decor. And the merchant...
  • MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building

    MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building
    The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
  • Digital Artist Calum Jones brings Star Wars figures to life on Instagram

    Digital Artist Calum Jones brings Star Wars figures to life on Instagram
    I first discovered digital artist Calum Jones while scrolling through my Instagram feed. As I'm always on the lookout for cool Star Wars-related images, Jones' gallery tickled me with the way he took SW action figures and re-created scenes from the...