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  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Poor Paul's Almanac

    (With apologies to Poor Richard's Almanac -- and a colonial printer named Ben Franklin.) How to cook pasta: The trick is to keep stirring. Whether it helps the pasta is a secondary consideration. The primary purpose is to clear the mind. It gives the...
  • 'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere

    'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere
    Among the denim-clad glamour girls and blockbuster movie stars staring down from the billboards of the Sunset Strip, images of great American artworks will be displayed this summer in what organizers are calling “the largest outdoor art show ever...
  • 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...
  • Denver museum a spectacular memorial to artist

    Denver museum a spectacular memorial to artist
    My sister in Denver urged me to exchange an adventurous day in the Rockies for a trip downtown, to the Clyfford Still Museum, and I will be forever grateful. Still was one of the most highly regarded American abstract expressionists of the 20th century,...
  • Michael Ovitz sues gallery, alleging fraud over artwork sales

    Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood power player who co-founded talent agency Creative Artists Agency, has sued a Los Angeles gallery, alleging it sold two pieces of art he consigned to it but didn't give him the proceeds, which totaled nearly $1 million....
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko

    Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko
    It's talky, contrived and a little creaky, but John Logan's "Red," the two-actor play on the boards at Everyman Theatre, is also remarkably absorbing, even uplifting. Who knew art history could be so much fun? Sorry, that sounds flip. And "Red" is...
  • Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'

    Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'
    In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken. "You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
  • Adam Schoenberg's life gives his music some 'Bounce'

    Adam Schoenberg's life gives his music some 'Bounce'
    Given his last name and the fact that he's a Los Angeles-based classical-music composer, Adam Schoenberg has been asked a certain question more times than he cares to remember: Is he related to the late, great 20th century composer Arnold Schoenberg?...