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  • 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....
  • New president of the Allentown Art Museum is rolling out the welcome mat.

    When the search committee looking for a new president for Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley first approached David Mickenberg about the job last year, Mickenberg says the presentation was impressive. It offered a picture of a museum in a...
  • Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists

    Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists
    Some of the most colorful art at Coachella this year will be on view outside the music and arts festival. An ambitious public mural project, the first “Coachella Walls,” is underway in downtown Coachella's Pueblo Viejo District. The project,...
  • Coachella 2014: Phillip K. Smith's 'Reflection Field' lights desert

     Coachella 2014: Phillip K. Smith's 'Reflection Field' lights desert
    INDIO, Calif. — In the sprawl of desert scrub brush and freeway ramps that is this industrial part of Indio, the sun burns brightly in a barren office park. Light and shadows flash off the scorched asphalt, and the landscape is a spare palette of...
  • Artists' Gallery celebrates the season with spring exhibit

    Nobody will argue with the exclamation point in the timely exhibit that's titled "Artists' Gallery Welcomes Spring!" Not every artwork in this group show has spring in mind, but there are plenty of seasonally themed pieces to carry that mood as if on a...
  • Review: YoungProjects' 'Presentism' induces a state of wonder in light

    Review: YoungProjects' 'Presentism' induces a state of wonder in light
    "Presentism: Light as Material" at YoungProjects is first and foremost a visual experience. The work by a dozen artists has plenty of conceptual heft and emotional resonance, but stakes its primary claim on our attention through optical means. This used...
  • Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts

    Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts
    When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival launched 15 years ago, creature comforts included any small slice of shade cast by the odd light pole, the occasional working toilet and maybe somewhere to sit other than the dusty desert floor. Today,...
  • L.A. artist Betye Saar wins art colony medal, joining elite club

    L.A. artist Betye Saar wins art colony medal, joining elite club
    Los Angeles artist Betye Saar has won the 2014 Edward MacDowell Medal, a lifetime achievement award given by America’s oldest artists’ colony, joining an elite roster of honorees dating back to 1960. She’ll receive her award Aug. 10 in...
  • In the Arts

    Gallery to host annual reception Cove Gallery, located at 1492 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, will host its annual spring reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 26. This year's theme is "Swing into Spring," and features artists include Jacquelyn Blue, Bill...
  • Engaging exhibit on display

    A new exhibit spotlights the diverse work of a significant American artist. "William Glackens" at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale features almost 100 of Glackens' illustrations and paintings, spanning his artistic career from the 1890s to the 1930s....
  • Different paths lead to artistic union

    Different paths lead to artistic union
    He still remembers Georgia O'Keeffe on roller skates. Growing up as a painter's son in a small New Mexico town, Peter Sarkisian got a firsthand view of many of the art scene's luminaries — including the times when they set aside the brush and played...