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  • Surfboards on Parade exhibit has 'grand unveiling'

    Surfboards on Parade exhibit has 'grand unveiling'
    The Huntington Beach Art Center filled with an impressive crowd Thursday evening — and that wasn't even counting the topless mermaid, scowling Tiki or rampaging shark. As the clock ticked toward unveiling time at the Main Street museum, black...
  • Photo exhibit brings motherhood to light

    Photo exhibit brings motherhood to light
    Being a mother means holding a naked toddler while trying to go to the toilet. It is a scar the shape of a wide smile across an abdomen. It involves years of tests, injections and regimented scheduling. It gives a grown-up permission to play dead, get...
  • Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg

    Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg
    Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938. But to many residents of this small Southern...
  • Artist's work shows her yearning

    Artist's work shows her yearning
    A sense of calm washes over Cynthia Sitton when she discusses art. The words she uses are telling — "refuge," "respite" and "peace." Art has been a lifeline for the San Juan Capistrano resident, and in her case, that's neither lip service nor an...
  • Living legacy

    Living legacy
    "Renovation is the opposite of preservation," said the late Chicago businessman Mark Mamolen in a September interview at his Old Town home, a fantastical amalgam of intricately hand-wrought woodwork, bas-relief friezes, painted frescoes, tile mosaics...
  • Sarah Ali selected for new Art in Chambers exhibition

    Sarah Ali selected for new Art in Chambers exhibition
    The City of Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board has chosen the newest "Art in Chambers" exhibit, which will feature paintings by Sarah Ali. The exhibition will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in City Hall...
  • Betty Jane 'Lindy' Bergman, 1918-2014

     Betty Jane 'Lindy' Bergman, 1918-2014
    Betty Jane "Lindy" Bergman donated important pieces of art to the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art, among them works by Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Salvador Dali. Mrs. Bergman, 96, died of complications from...
  • Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling

    Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling
    Italy's highest court has once more delayed a ruling on whether it will affirm a lower court's decision ordering the Getty Museum to return one of its most prized antiquities, the so-called Getty Bronze, to Italy after 36 years as one of the foremost...
  • Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?

    Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?
    Shulamit Ran likes her ring tone. "It's a harplike arpeggio going up and down," says the Chicago composer, who won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in music for her "Symphony." "It's very gentle. It's fun, and it's very delicate." And the tone, which came with...
  • Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia

    Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia
    In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression. Cochran —...
  • Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'

    Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'
    The most devastating scene in “12 Years a Slave” – a movie filled to the brim with devastating scenes, and one that rightly won the Best Picture Oscar at Sunday night’s Academy Awards – comes near the end. It speaks of...