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  • Crazy babies and pantyhose: 5 must-see works at OCMA's 'Avant-Garde'

    Crazy babies and pantyhose: 5 must-see works at OCMA's 'Avant-Garde'
    Avant-garde is one of those terms with a short shelf-life. It refers to the new. But the new can only be new for so long. As curator Dan Cameron writes in the catalogue of the latest exhibition at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA): "Taken at its most literal, the 'avant-garde' is a phenomenon that occurs ... relative to a specific historical moment of quite limited duration, in which the art or artist referred to was leading the charge, in the front ranks — it is a military expression, after all — of the latest reliably disruptive manifestation of the new."
  • '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' to explore artistic liberty and more

     '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' to explore artistic liberty and more
    When the exhibition "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" opens later this month on the former prison island, there is one key person who is guaranteed to be a no-show. Since 2011, Ai Weiwei has been unable to travel outside of China, a restriction stemming...

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85. Her death...

    Distinguished lecturers at Allentown Art Museum

    Get insight into two exhibits at the Allentown Art Museum Sunday, Aug. 3 and 10, from two "Distinguished Lecturers." At 1 p.m. Aug. 3, Donato Giancola, an artist whose work has graced book covers for "The Lord of the Rings," talks about how and why...

    Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...