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  • On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships

    On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships
    Seventy-nine artists interpreted the theme of "celebrate" in honor of the reopening of the Brand Library and its galleries. And "Celebrate!" their audiences did. This past Saturday, some 200 art fans jammed the main exhibit space to "oooh" and "ahhh"...
  • Maverick Llyn Foulkes is finally inside the art world — at age 79

    Maverick Llyn Foulkes is finally inside the art world — at age 79
    It's eerily quiet at Llyn Foulkes' Church of Art, a.k.a. his studio at the Brewery arts complex in downtown Los Angeles. Rows of empty metal folding chairs face a small, altar-like stage; floral air freshener, mixed with the sharp scent of turpentine,...
  • Meet William Glackens, rock star, at Museum of Art

    Meet William Glackens, rock star, at Museum of Art
    This is not about William Glackens, painter, portraitist and ghost of lower Las Olas Boulevard. This is about William Glackens, rebel, renegade, rock star. Who knew? There are about two weeks left to see the major retrospective of Glackens’...
  • Art After Dark at Norton: Andy Warhol, Rolling Stones

    Art After Dark at Norton: Andy Warhol, Rolling Stones
    The urbanization of America in the 20th century brought with it new ways of looking at art and culture, with cities as social experiments that yielded refreshing creativity but also anxiety and conflict. So when the Norton Museum invites you to examine...
  • George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

    George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum
    Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled...
  • Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia

    Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia
    Since 1977, visitors to Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum have encountered an ancient Cambodian statue that has the wide, hulking build and arrogant attitude of an NFL nose tackle who has just sacked a rival quarterback. From its pedestal at the end of a...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Search'

    "I want this to be a picture of dignity -- a true canvas of the suffering of humanity!" So declared the comedy-director hero of Preston Sturges' classic "Sullivan's Travels," and his fit of self-importance may well enlighten viewers as they ponder why...
  • OCMA names Todd DeShields Smith as new director

    OCMA names Todd DeShields Smith as new director
    The Orange County Museum of Art has been without a director since the end of 2013, leading many in the local art world to speculate about the executive search being conducted by museum leaders. On Wednesday, the Newport Beach museum announced that it...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

     The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight
    One of the Getty's most prized ancient artworks is hanging in a legal balance this week in Italy's highest court, leaving the L.A. museum's leaders feeling as if they have landed in a Franz Kafka tale, a judicial and bureaucratic nightmare they can...