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  • Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan dies at 86

    Grace Hartigan, an Abstract Expressionist painter once hailed as the leading female artist of her generation who later turned to teaching and led a Baltimore art school to national prominence, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at a nursing home in Timonium,...
  • Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs

    Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs
    Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
  • Highlights of the MOCA collection

    A sampling of standout artworks The Museum of Contemporary Art has a collection of nearly 6,000 works. These are among the highlights: Jackson Pollock, "Number 1, 1949," 1949, enamel and aluminum paint on canvas, gift of Rita and Raft Schreiber...
  • The Emmys: On Second Thought

     
    That post below about "Boston Legal?" (Fine show, that, and I hear its last season is upon us...) Forget about it. I was wrong, but I was also playing devil's advocate, which is another way of saying: I didn't......
  • 'Memphis' and 'Red' win with Outer Critics Circle, as do 'La Cage' and 'Fences'

     
    The 60th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards handed out Monday are of some help in predicting what will win at the Tony Awards next month. Although these kudos consider new Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals separately, all other categories, such...
  • 'Red' and star Alfred Molina win gold from Drama League

     
    The Drama League has bestowed its prestigious performance prize on Tony nominee Alfred Molina for his portrayal of the abstract expressionist Mark Rothko in "Red." This transfer from London's Donmar Warehouse also won the best play award for John Logan....
  • Tony Awards 2010: Chat with 'Red' stars Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne

     
    After winning best play at the Outer Critics and Drama Desk Awards, "Red" is the front-runner to win top prize over "Next Fall," "Time Stands Still" and "In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play" at the Tony Awards on June 13. Alfred Molina's portrayal of...
  • Art review: 'Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective' @ MOCA

     
    Arshile Gorky was an essential pivot in Modern abstract art -- a critical hinge between rarefied European aesthetics before World War II and a more muscular, thoroughly American variety that emerged after, in the late 1940s and 1950s. That's the......
  • 'Red,' 'Memphis win top Tony Awards

     
    After winning best play at the Outer Critics and Drama Desk Awards, "Red" took the top prize at the Tony Awards. This two-hander about abstract artist Mark Rothko and his assistant was the front-runner and was the unanimous choice of our pundits. "Red"...
  • Scarlett Johansson and Eddie Redmayne win first two acting Tony Awards

     
    Both Scarlett Johansson and Eddie Redmayne won Tony Awards for their Broadway debuts. The four-time Golden Globe nominated actress featured in this season's acclaimed revival of "A View From the Bridge." She wowed the tough New York theater crowd as the...
  • Live coverage: the Tony Awards from New York

     
    8:20 p.m.: “Memphis” took home the award for best new musical at the 64th annual Tony Awards, bringing its total wins to four for the evening. The production, which had a staging at the La Jolla Playhouse before moving to......