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  • Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning

    Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning
    Imagination, learning and fun will come together when the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosts summer camps starting this June. From music to theater to magic, the center’s innovative summer programming will give students of all ages...
  • Central Florida Fair: A great throwback tradition

     Central Florida Fair: A great throwback tradition
    In recent years, Orlando has continued its journey to sophisticated urbanity. We have opera and ballet, an award-winning culinary scene, thought-provoking public art and a burgeoning tech community. And it is all splendid. However, right now I am...
  • Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process

     Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process
    One image feels like confrontation: In Dirk Hagner's woodcut on washi paper, the Austrian painter Egon Schiele appears in stark form — the point of the eyes, the fault lines in the face, the hands entrenched in pockets and a deep shadow running...
  • 2 acclaimed Egeli artists stage showcase at Maryland Hall

    Like father like . daughter? Peter Egeli, 80, is a well-regarded painter and portrait artist. A son of famed portraitist Bjorn Egeli, a native of Norway, he grew up in a family where every one of his siblings picked up the paintbrush en route to becoming...
  • When more is less, at Steve Turner Contemporary

    When more is less, at Steve Turner Contemporary
    In “Always,” Hannah Perry goes to great lengths to make an exhibition that looks polished and professional. Unfortunately, that’s just about all the young British artist’s U.S. debut has going for it. At Steve Turner Contemporary,...
  • Thomas Burke's bigger, bolder Op Art

    Thomas Burke's bigger, bolder Op Art
    Thomas Burke’s new paintings are eye-grabbing extravaganzas that pack more visual wallop into their brightly colored surfaces than has been seen since artists like Richard Anuszkiewicz, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Victor Vasarely invented...
  • Brad Eberhard's bracing lack of consistency

    Brad Eberhard's bracing lack of consistency
    Brad Eberhard’s new paintings are dense, gritty and fluid. They’re also loose, goofy and smart. And they don’t suffer fools. If you’re not up to the task of holding a multiplicity of perspectives in mind while making unexpected...
  • The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro

    The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro
    Whether Rolex, the official timepiece of Los Angeles Opera, knows it not, it is as much a beneficiary of the work of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais as the opera company itself. The 18th century French playwright wrote the trilogy of plays around...
  • John Currin has a way with awkwardness

    John Currin has a way with awkwardness
    John Currin’s paintings are catnip for art historians. In terms of style, substance and composition, as well as scale, palette and paint handling, the roots of Currin’s 11 pictures at Gagosian Gallery run back to Northern European painting...
  • Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy's arts trek covered many galaxies

    Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy's arts trek covered many galaxies
    “Leonard Nimoy carried conviction,” is the first sentence ever written in the Los Angeles Times, 59 years ago, about the man-who-would-be-Spock. He was playing a supporting role in a now-forgotten play called “Life Is But a Dream”...
  • New York exhibits mark centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth

    A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. "Sinatra: An American Icon" opens Wednesday at the New York Public Library for...