| Jan 5, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Kenneth Noland, whose groundbreaking Color-field paintings explored the richness of color while hewing to basic shapes such as concentric circles, chevrons, diamonds and stripes, has died at 85. His wife, Paige Rense, told the New York Times that the...
| Mar 14, 2010
Canvases of various sizes crowded the walls and floor of Agustí Puig's studio. Arms folded across his chest, he stood in the middle of them. Behind him, his artwork exploded with color and bold lines. He seemed nervous in the unaccustomed role of model as...
| Jan 24, 2010
Action painters turned the art world upside down when their big, bewildering canvases began showing up in New York City during the early 1950s.
Dripping, spilling and splashing their way across the surfaces of their paintings, they transformed acts...
| Apr 22, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live at the MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART to continue the series DISCOVER THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES, special discounts and events at lot of museums and performing arts venues in southern California.
On the occasion of its 30th anniversary,...
| Jun 12, 2010
| 2:00 AM
The mid-20th century was a fertile time for the invention of artistic movements. Minor movements bridged the major movements; Surrealism made the transition to abstract Expressionism through an artistic style that was coined abstract Impressionism.
| Jun 18, 2010
| 12:37 AM
MFA Thesis Exhibit
Laguna College of Art & Design is hosting the 2010 MFA Thesis Exhibitions now through Saturday and June 26 to July 10 at Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica.
The exhibit is a visual statement representing the culmination of each student's...
| Jan 31, 2010
When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
| Feb 27, 2010
Ernst Beyeler, whose early eye for undervalued Picassos and Impressionists helped him assemble one of Europe's most famous art collections, has died, his Beyeler Foundation said. He was 88.
FOR THE RECORD:
Ernst Beyeler obituary: The...
| Mar 20, 2011
William Morrow: 532 pp., $30
"I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 1:30 AM
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
C.S. Lewis began the third book in his Narnia series, ''The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'': ''There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.'' Nothing in the three...
| May 1, 2011
Harry Jackson, an acclaimed Western artist who created the bronze equestrian sculpture of cowboy movie legend John Wayne that was installed in front of what was then the Great Western Savings & Loan office building on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills...