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  • Rise in South Florida charter-school closures reveals problems

    Rise in South Florida charter-school closures reveals problems
    Broward's decision to shut down two more struggling charter schools this week brought to nine the number of South Florida charter schools slated for closure since classes began in August. Six charter schools in Broward, two in Palm Beach and one in...
  • Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees

     Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees
    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new members to its board of trustees, the latest sign of growing confidence in the museum under new director Philippe Vergne. Prominent L.A. artist Mark Bradford is among the additions,...
  • Relativity School Welcomes First Freshman Class

    School is in session at Relativity Studios. The studio, founded in 2004 by Ryan Kavanaugh, announced that Relativity School, its educational arm and the first-ever accredited BFA program affiliated with a studio welcomed its inaugural class Oct. 8....
  • Tate Modern's Serota named most powerful person in contemporary art

    LONDON (Reuters) - The man who runs London's Tate Modern - an art gallery in a former power station that looms over the River Thames - was named on Thursday the most powerful figure in the world of contemporary art. Nicholas Serota has been in the top 10...
  • 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail

    'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail
    When Henri Matisse (1869-1954) finished his breakthrough painting "The Joy of Life," he was 36. A new century was just getting underway, and he flung open a door to an artistic adventure that would occupy him for almost 50 years. The escapade took a...
  • Young tech elite dip their toes in art collecting

    When San Jose, Calif., product manager David Bao first stepped into White Walls gallery, a sort of cultural cavern for contemporary urban art in the heart of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, it was as if he'd entered a wonderland. "It was like...
  • Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme

    Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme
    Somewhere on a side street near the Hawthorne Municipal Airport, artist Steven Hull is furiously at work on an art installation like no other. On one side of the artist's roomy studio, a pack of wood sculptures show human figures astride a team of...
  • Weta Workshop: Wellington's Eclectic, Equal-Rights Designers

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Weta Workshop is the oldest of Peter Jackson's five companies, and the hardest to define. And that's the way they like it. Richard Taylor, who runs Weta Workshop with his wife, Tania Rodger, believes in creative diversity....
  • 20 area Halloween events for every taste

    20 area Halloween events for every taste
    Why waste a great Halloween costume on just one night of fun? With these 20 exciting Halloween events including creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages, you're sure to have a goulish good...
  • Jill-Weisberg, art specialist/project manager of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project

    Jill-Weisberg, art specialist/project manager of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project
    Q: You have a job that seems like fun. How did you get there? I saw in the newspaper that the city of Hollywood was going to start doing murals in downtown. So I contacted the CRA, sent a proposal to them and the rest is history. Q: What advice do you...
  • A new entrance for Laguna Beach arts festival

    A new entrance for Laguna Beach arts festival
    From afar, the arched entrance to the grounds of the Pageant of the Masters appeared to be a handsome work of carved stone and stucco. But in a brief ceremony this week, the archway was reduced to its basic elements — plywood and foam. It...