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  • Bowers exhibition to examine 'lost' ancient Chinese civilization

    Bowers exhibition to examine 'lost' ancient Chinese civilization
    Most museum exhibitions try to give answers, but an unusual Chinese antiquities show the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana has announced as its big fall attraction will focus on 3,000-year-old artifacts in bronze, gold and jade that mainly have produced...
  • A menagerie of ancient animal mummies at the Bowers Museum

    One of the first artifacts in the new Egyptian mummies exhibition at the Bowers Museum isn't some Tut-like tomb but rather a rudimentary bronze box, about an arm's length but no wider than two fingers, topped by a sculpted figurine of the creator god Atum...
  • Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait

    Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait
    They are both outspoken artist-activists who have gotten into trouble with the law in their respective countries. Shepard Fairey, the popular Los Angeles street artist, has created a tribute to Ai Weiwei in the form of a new portrait of the Chinese...
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • UMBC presents exhibit of N. Jay Jaffee photos

    UMBC presents exhibit of N. Jay Jaffee photos
    N. Jay Jaffee might not be among the best known American photographers of the 20th century, but a sizable and engrossing exhibit of his works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes it obvious that he deserves much wider recognition....
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • What would Jackie do?

    What would Jackie do?
    Ellen Slaby has things to do. She is a director of marketing for a publisher, cares for her elderly parents, sits on a charity board and has season tickets for the Red Sox. Yet, she throws several dinner parties each month. "People are afraid to have a...
  • Brooklyn dodgers

    Brooklyn dodgers
    NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
  • 'Magķ' LujŠn dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist

    'Magú' Luján dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist
    Gilbert "Magķ" LujŠn — a painter, muralist and sculptor whose whimsical, slyly humorous art works, frequently evoking a rollicking, mythical view of Mexican American life, graced museum walls, the Hollywood and Vine subway station and other public...
  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
  • Bravo's 'Work of Art' appears unlikely to return for 3rd season

    Bravo's 'Work of Art' appears unlikely to return for 3rd season
    The art-themed, reality-TV series "Work of Art"† on Bravo appears to be kaput after two seasons, although no official announcement has been made by the cable channel. † On Tuesday, the website GalleristNY reported that Bravo isn't bringing the series...