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  • Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment

    Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment
    Indie pop band Foster the People's "Supermodel" mural in downtown L.A. generated superbuzz last week when it was set to be whitewashed, according to the band, which cited conflicts with city officials over the mural's approval. The online fan petition...
  • Mural Project Honors The American Worker

    Mural Project Honors The American Worker
    You’d be hard-pressed to find an artist who could match Ellen Griesedieck’s sustained enthusiasm, stick-to-it-iveness and organizational skills. And that’s important because few art undertakings need those skills more than Griesedieck&...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • People on the move

    Public relations/marketing Toby Srebnik has joined Hollywood-based Fish Consulting as social media director. Claibourne Smith joined the firm as an account manager and Andie Biederman as account executive. In addition, Chad Cohen was promoted to...
  • MCA curator Naomi Beckwith on reaching your next big crazy idea

    MCA curator Naomi Beckwith on reaching your next big crazy idea
    So you want to be more creative? You’re burned out, you’re exhausted; you’ve eaten the same thing for lunch for 15 weeks and your ability at generating an original thought has grown similarly stale and uninspired. You have come to...
  • DeSales head forged friendship with Broadway legend

    It was a quite a night for John Bell, the head of the division of performing arts at DeSales University in Center Valley. Two years ago, after Broadway legend Elaine Stritch fell and broke her hip, she called Bell from the hospital to ask if he would...
  • The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection

    The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection
    Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Yet...
  • Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise

    Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise
    Sometimes an art museum opens new galleries more as an expression of ambition and possibility for the future than as the culmination of a completed achievement. That seems to be the case at the Huntington in San Marino, which on July 19 will inaugurate...
  • Getty Research Institute gets photos of performance art 'Happenings'

     Getty Research Institute gets photos of performance art 'Happenings'
    How do you archive a performance? Can you put human speech and action under glass and frame it? Stow art that unfolds in three dimensions within acid-free archival boxes, to be filed away in a cool, dark vault? The conundrum of how best to preserve...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Robert Smart promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University

    Robert Smart, of Middletown, professor and chair of English and director of the writing program, has been promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University. "Bob brings to the position incredible experience, energy, vision...