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  • Embrace spring at outdoor festivals in Hampton Roads

    Embrace spring at outdoor festivals in Hampton Roads
    Throw off the cold temperatures and wintry weather. It's that time of year when Virginia starts celebrating with dozens of festivals and other outdoor events. The festival scene includes events devoted to wine, beer, jazz, New Orleans music, art,...
  • Artists who teach show how it's done

    Artists who teach at colleges, universities, public and private schools and art centers on the Peninsula have their art work on display through April 27 at the Charles Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. The exhibition opened March 16 with a reception for...
  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • San Diego takes art to the great outdoors

     San Diego takes art to the great outdoors
    SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld? Check. Balboa Park? Check. The zoo? Check. Most folks heading here for a vacation visit the usual tourist spots. Those are great, but there's more to the self-styled America's Finest City than a famous theme park, museums,...
  • Open Walls, open dialogue

    When you paint on a wall in the middle of the city, people want to talk to you. They want to tell you how they would have painted things differently, choosing a different shade of green or a different subject entirely. They want to know why you're there....
  • Step inside Edward Gorey's weird, beautiful world

    Step inside Edward Gorey's weird, beautiful world
    Poor Basil. He was assaulted by bears. And Kate? She was struck by an ax. Xerxes was devoured by mice, Victor was squashed by a train, and little Neville met what may be the most painful and terrible fate of all. He died of ennui. Demented and...
  • Artist Roberto Gil de Montes: Mexican-U.S. culture has 'no border'

    Artist Roberto Gil de Montes: Mexican-U.S. culture has 'no border'
    Roberto Gil de Montes is truly a citizen of the world. The 62-year-old artist -- whose first solo show in nearly 10 years opens at Bergamot Station’s Lora Schlesinger Gallery on Saturday -- was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and as a teenager, his...
  • Film Review: 'Watermark'

    Considering how radically photographer Edward Burtynsky has already transformed the way we view man's impact on his home planet, one might reasonably ask what the Canadian artist could possibly do to advance his already eco-conscious oeuvre. Turns out the...
  • High-tech creativity showcased

    A recent workshop explored the range of creative possibilities in digital-based art. "A Symposium on Software and Electronic Art" at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale featured presentations by artists working in the field, which encompasses emerging mediums...
  • Private spaces, out in the open

    Private spaces, out in the open
    In Mark Joseph Oliver's sculpture "Telecommunication," an old television has crash-landed on a beige living-room couch. The fibers of the moth-eaten furniture are scorched black like charcoal around the impact site, and protruding from the TV are dozens...
  • Chicago's live lit scene comes of age

    Chicago's live lit scene comes of age
    By any standard, writer Chloe Johnston is an arresting beauty. She has the kind of slender-necked and high-cheeked Holly Golightly appeal that would prompt you to sneak looks at her on the CTA. On a recent Wednesday at Schubas, Johnston was reading a...