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  • For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold

     For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold
    Being nominated for an Oscar is always a big deal, lifting someone's career or a movie's fortunes at the box office. In Cambodia, an Oscar nomination is proving to be a big deal for an entire nation, crystallizing how important reviving the arts has...
  • Business profile: Sheridan Road Gallery

    Business profile: Sheridan Road Gallery
    Name: Diane L. Nelson Name of business: Sheridan Road Gallery Describe what you sell: Original paintings, fine art prints, and commissions on canvas for homes and offices. What sets you apart from similar businesses? Most fine art galleries...
  • Carlos Almaraz's time is coming, nearly 30 years after death

    Carlos Almaraz's time is coming, nearly 30 years after death
    Beautiful and terrifying, the painting hangs in the foyer of Cheech Marin's oceanside home. It depicts a car crash on the upper deck of an L.A. freeway, an appallingly seductive vision of maimed metal erupting into fauvist-tinted fireballs. "That's...
  • Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014

     Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014
    Marcia Gray Martin was a working architect who was an architecture professor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for 24 years. However, friends and colleagues say Mrs. Martin, who also wrote a college textbook on drafting architectural plans by hand,...
  • Highland Park show puts spotlight on mysterious photographer

    Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s. Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families. Very few,...
  • Highland Park artist displays work

    Highland Park artist displays work
    Lilach Schrag says she finds beauty everywhere. The Israeli-born artist came to the U.S. in 2000 with a degree in art education. After 12 years of teaching, the Highland Park resident decided to fulfill her passion of portraying the world around her....
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • Weekend preview: 17 ways to find Valentine's Day mood

    Weekend preview: 17 ways to find Valentine's Day mood
    Love is its own particular brand of lunacy, made all the more exciting with the occasion of a Valentine’s Day full moon on Friday night. For young dancer and performance artist Ana Mendez, it’s a perfect time for “Date Night,”...
  • Purim masks bring art to Jewish holiday

    Purim masks bring art to Jewish holiday
    The making of masks often serves an activity to engage children in Purim, one of the most festive Jewish holidays and one that this year will be observed March 15 and 16. But "Artists Interpret Purim," a new exhibition at the Arthur M. Feldman Judaica...
  • James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art

    James Cahill, an art historian and curator who played an influential role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West before and after the opening up of U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, died Feb. 14 at his home in Berkeley....
  • Nancy Holt dies at 75; her art interacts with the land and sky

    Artist Nancy Holt's best-known work, "Sun Tunnels," is outdoors, huge and open to the public — but only a relatively small number of people have seen it in person. It sits on 40 acres of land she bought in a desolate part of the Great Basin Desert...