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  • Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art

    Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art
    The wolf's stare is mesmerizing, almost hypnotic. Winter Park sophomore Emily Nix brought the picture to life through the point of her pencil. She drew it last summer after finding a photo through a Google search. "Drawing brings me happiness," Nix...
  • 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...
  • Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history

    Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history
    Samantha Hill awaits your input. And awaits. Then awaits some more. "I think people know I'm here," she said on a recent afternoon, not sounding all that certain. She laughed nervously. The Hyde Park Art Center was quiet. Hill, who is 39 and...
  • Lollapalooza gets a giant art show

    Lollapalooza gets a giant art show
    Sunburn, portable toilets and Eminem. Lollapalooza has it all. Except art. Specifically, a big, thoughtfully curated art show. And so, this summer, Lollapalooza is getting a group exhibition so enormous that, if street artist/curator Shepard...
  • Benefit at Santa Monica Museum of Art puts guesswork into artworks

    The Santa Monica Museum of Art's annual Incognito benefit may be the most democratic of all Los Angeles art world soirees: 700 works for sale by emerging and famous artists alike, all 10 by 10 inches and exactly $350 — with the artists' identities...
  • Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA

    Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA
    The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...
  • 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...
  • 7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

    7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The prize, which provides the winner with a $25,000 fellowship award that will...
  • Calendar of events for Highland Park and Deerfield

    Calendar of events for Highland Park and Deerfield
    Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield for the weekend of May 9. Nine artists, six studios "The Artists at 3150" can be described as a community of artists working in the same place on various art forms. Beginning at 3 p.m. on May 9, nine...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...