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  • Calligraphic wonders at the Newberry

    Calligraphic wonders at the Newberry
    Think calligraphy is simply that swirling script on nice wedding invitations? Think, again — then check out the Newberry Library's newest exhibit, "Exploration 2013." -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Review: 'Capital Culture' by Neil Harris

    When J. Carter Brown joined the National Gallery of Art in 1961, he was six years older than the museum itself. Just eight years later, at age 34, he would be appointed its director. His accession may strike readers as meteoric, but after reading Neil...
  • Yale Exhibition Should Start Some Conversations About 'Wood Art'

    Yale Exhibition Should Start Some Conversations About 'Wood Art'
    Conversations With Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection Through August 18, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu Ruth and David Waterbury will be at the gallery on May 30, at 5:30 p.m....
  • The nature of art: Finksburg artist fills garden canvas

    The nature of art: Finksburg artist fills garden canvas
    In the manner of "when the world gives you lemons, make lemonade," when the garden gives Sherrill Cooper problems, she makes art. For the 25 years she and her family have lived at this house, the Finksburg artist has treated every problem as a...
  • The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you

    The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you
    It's a common error, regularly made in a variety of publications (including this one): Billionaire Los Angeles art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad is said to be the biggest donor to the city's Museum of Contemporary Art. He isn't. Not by a long...
  • Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space

     Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space
    If you like Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, you'll love the sculpture of Alexander Calder. And vice versa. As an artist Calder certainly wasn't in the business of illustrating difficult scientific postulates. (Born on the cusp of the...
  • Making Chicago's top chef

    Making Chicago's top chef
    Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin 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...
  • Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture

    Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture
    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...
  • Classically Trained: When art inspires music

    It's too bad more art exhibits don't have live instrumentalists with them. Then two great art forms — visual and music — would come together for an overall inspiring experience. That's what happened at Sunday's "Music and Art," a chamber...