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  • The Graphic Art of Chuck Close on Display at Greenwich's Bruce Museum

    The Graphic Art of Chuck Close on Display at Greenwich's Bruce Museum
    If you've ever encountered a large-scale portrait painting by Chuck Close, you've probably been under its spell. From afar, the image is stunningly lifelike, but the closer you get the more the illusion disintegrates into a colorful grid of donuts, ovals,...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Simple images teem with weight and depth

    Simple images teem with weight and depth
    Early on in his years as a curious little boy, Brian Kreydatus discovered himself spending a lot of time studying the faces and figures of almost everybody he encountered. Short. Tall. Man. Woman. Young or old. And sometimes the impulse to look was so...
  • Lizzy Caplan considers the naked vulnerability of 'Masters of Sex'

    Lizzy Caplan considers the naked vulnerability of 'Masters of Sex'
    NEW YORK — Lizzy Caplan was a senior in high school when she first experienced the crushing disappointment that comes with life as an actress. "We did 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'Romeo & Juliet.' And of course I wanted to be Juliet, but I got...
  • Getty Museum says Rembrandt self-portrait is cleared for export

    Getty Museum says Rembrandt self-portrait is cleared for export
    The Rembrandt self-portrait that the Getty Museum recently purchased for an estimated $25.1 million has been cleared by British authorities for export and is expected to arrive in Los Angeles within one to two weeks, according to Timothy Potts, director...
  • Wayne Thiebaud donates works to Laguna Art Museum

    Wayne Thiebaud donates works to Laguna Art Museum
    Artist Wayne Thiebaud has donated an oil painting and a group of six prints to the Laguna Art Museum in Orange County. The gift was made official on Saturday at a museum ceremony where Thiebaud was honored with the California Art Award in recognition of...
  • The Valley Line: Construction of float framework makes headway

    The Valley Line: Construction of float framework makes headway
    We are just rounding the corner of the second week of October and there's scarcely a colored leaf in sight. Last Sunday I was admiring the beautiful cirrus clouds that were lightly streaking across the sky and was amazed to a see a short but straight...
  • Plenty of colors on the green

    Plenty of colors on the green
    Members of the public are invited to pack the Aliso Creek Golf Course on Oct. 17. They'll just have to leave their golf clubs at home. For the first time, Aliso Creek Inn will host the 15th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, which...
  • NYFF 2013: How Penn & Teller came to make a movie about Dutch painting

    NYFF 2013: How Penn & Teller came to make a movie about Dutch painting
    NEW YORK -- When the popular magician and entertainer Penn Jillette walked into the offices of Hollywood executives several years ago to pitch a documentary about the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, he was met with skepticism. After all, Jillette and...
  • reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky

     
    John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including...
  • Celebrating the birthplace of Baltimore's screen painting art

    Celebrating the birthplace of Baltimore's screen painting art
    It was the summer of 1913 and the vegetables William Oktavec positioned outside his grocery store on North Collington Avenue were wilting in the sun. Trained as a butcher, but an artist at heart, the young man who had immigrated with his father from...