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  • 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...
  • Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA

    Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA
      A typical video by Francesco Vezzoli is a veritable cavalcade of stars, mostly female — Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Catherine Deneuve, Eva Mendez, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Williams, Lauren Bacall and many more, plus a few men (Helmut Berger,...
  • 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...
  • Cartoonist Ralph Steadman on Hunter Thompson and counterculture days

    Cartoonist Ralph Steadman on Hunter Thompson and counterculture days
    NEW YORK — Few figures epitomize the counterculture more than Ralph Steadman. Wicked satirist, outlandish cartoonist and, of course, longtime Hunter S. Thompson co-conspirator, the British artist has been making mayhem for five decades. In "For No...
  • Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists

     Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists
    From his woodworking studio in San Bernardino County, Sam Maloof made exquisitely refined rocking chairs that epitomized midcentury California craft. The legacy of Maloof, who died five years ago, includes the biennial Sculpture in the Garden event, which...
  • 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...
  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Toy soldiers of fortune

    Toy soldiers of fortune
    In the multicolored pop-art assemblages of sculptor Ed Stevens, themes of gay acceptance, sexuality and private turmoil take the form of plastic Army soldiers from his childhood. Hand-painted in the colors of the rainbow, dozens of the miniature figurines...
  • Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center

     Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center
    Bill Stewart and Wade Koniakowsky used chance to determine which of them would paint the front side of their board for the Surfboards on Parade exhibit in Huntington Beach. Still, by the time the public sees the board, any notion of "front" and "back"...
  • Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives

    Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has completed the acquisition of 50 pieces donated by the late prominent arts and crafts collector Stephen Gray. The bequest is made up of early Gustav Stickley furniture, metalwork, prints and pottery selected by...