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Jackson Pollock

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  • High Court strikes a blow against congressional gerrymandering

    In case you missed it -- and most Americans did -- there was a third significant ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of June. It received the least media attention, but it may eventually affect more citizens directly than the decisions upholding...
  • Sacred Heart Hospital patients find healing through art

    Sacred Heart Hospital patients find healing through art
    The painting is thick and heavy from colors and glitter painstakingly layered over the course of more than two months. And while the final product is an abstract work of art resembling a Jackson Pollock drip painting, the layers themselves are a metaphor...
  • After traveling the world, L.A. artist Mark Bradford gets a solo show in his hometown

    After traveling the world, L.A. artist Mark Bradford gets a solo show in his hometown
    Seated on scaffolding high above the floor of the Hammer Museum, Mark Bradford runs his hand along the grooved outline of a two-story map of the United States. Patches of brilliant pinks, various hues of blue and earthy olives peek out from where the...
  • Roundup: Rachel Dolezal's art, a lost tepee, Ornette Coleman's L.A. connection

    Roundup: Rachel Dolezal's art, a lost tepee, Ornette Coleman's L.A. connection
    The art of Rachel Dolezal (with video). A lost tepee found in Oklahoma. Former MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch’s connection┬áto an unsavory real estate developer. Ornette Coleman’s L.A. roots. Plus: the typographer behind dingbats, a six-story...
  • Jazz great Ornette Coleman remembered as visionary

    Whatever rules in jazz hadn't been shattered by Charlie Parker and other bebop artists, Ornette Coleman finished off for good. Coleman, who died Thursday at age 85, brought to jazz the kind of open-ended, non-narrative approach that Jackson Pollock...
  • Allentown Art Museum shows work of William Baziotes, a visionary raised in Reading

    Fifty-two years ago this week, a visionary artist named William Baziotes died. Baziotes' most famous Abstract Expressionist and Surrealist works hang in prominent museums throughout the United States, but most notably in the Guggenheim Museum in New...
  • Bridging the gap between realism and the abstract at Charles H. Taylor Arts Center

    Bridging the gap between realism and the abstract at Charles H. Taylor Arts Center
    A century after Henri Matisse and the Fauvists began their revolutionary experiments with the raw language of color, the legacy of abstract and non-objective art is still being weighed by artists and historians as well as viewers. Barely more than 50...
  • Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician

    Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician
    For a man who is about to hear a top symphony orchestra play his first stand-alone score, Bryce Dessner appears surprisingly calm. Dessner will be in the audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 28, listening to Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles...
  • Sunday: Free admission to Allentown Art Museum

    Sunday: Free admission to Allentown Art Museum
    Enjoy free admission to the Allentown Art Museum, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24. Free programs include hands-on artmaking activities for children, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Arts Ways Family Interactive Gallery on the museum's second floor; and docent-...
  • 'Artists Unframed' shows Jackson Pollock and more in personal moments

    'Artists Unframed' shows Jackson Pollock and more in personal moments
    Images of painter Jackson Pollock at work in his studio are well known: The seemingly dark and brooding artist is crouched on the floor, intensely dripping or flicking brightly colored paint onto his canvases. Lesser known is the artist's domestic side:...
  • Roundup: Architecture and Nepal, Zumthor's LACMA, Deitch in Coney Island

    A quake’s deadly toll, George Takei's rescue of Japanese internment artifacts from auction, parsing the plans for the new LACMA, more thoughts on the new Whitney Museum and the Guggenheim's labor issues. Plus: Jeffrey Deitch goes to Coney Island,...