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  • Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'

    Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'
    In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken. "You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
  • Stand-out books on American design

    Stand-out books on American design
    Several new style books focus on great American jewelry design. Here we zero in on two of the stand-out volumes of the season. David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler Ruth Peltason Assouline, $85 American jewelry designer David Webb was a...
  • S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen

    South Korean government officials want the United States to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 16th century Korean royal seal that they believe was stolen out of a shrine in Seoul before being acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
  • Best books of 2013

    Best books of 2013
    Printers Row Journal picks its top 10 books from 2013, plus 50 worth an honorable mention. This list was compiled by the editors of Printers Row from previous reviews.  -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

    Donna Tartt's sprawling story "The Goldfinch," which is being adapted for Hollywood by "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson, took home the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, while Annie Baker's play "The Flick," about a trio of movie theater employees,...
  • Hansen: The value of funding art and science

    Hansen: The value of funding art and science
    If you live in Laguna Beach for any length of time, you start to take art for granted. Everywhere you walk, there is art. Every weekend, there is some new exhibit. The byproduct of all this art is a certain amount of complacency. That's not good if...
  • The Monuments Men did more than rescue Nazi-looted art

    The Monuments Men did more than rescue Nazi-looted art
    The greatest Rubens altarpiece in America is in Ohio, at the Toledo Museum of Art. We have the Monuments Men to thank for that. George Clooney’s galumphing all-star movie “The Monuments Men” did not impress the critics -- “inert,...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
  • James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art

    James Cahill, an art historian and curator who played an influential role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West before and after the opening up of U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, died Feb. 14 at his home in Berkeley....
  • REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★★

    REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★&#9733
    A genial disappointment about the preciousness of art amid the destructive horrors of war, "The Monuments Men" is scored to a military march by composer Alexandre Desplat. You hear what he was going for: jaunty heroics. The throwback sound of it...
  • The art of the everyday

    The art of the everyday
    Rebecca Faubion believes in Laguna Beach. The 35-year-old has lived in other parts of Orange County, but her connection to the beach town where she now resides is like no other. Faubion is an artist — an enthusiast of all things creative —...