| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Banksy officially bade farewell to New York on Thursday after spending the month of October in the city creating random street art at public sites in all five boroughs.
The anonymous British artist posted a message on his official website Thursday: "And...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:30 PM
John Frost: A Quiet Mastery
The Irvine Museum, 239 pages
Thank God for archivists. The other week, I read a column in the Orange County Register by Sharon Henry, who sought to find the story behind Helen Stanley, whose name appears...
| Jun 14, 2013
'Walking into Light' Landscape iPhoneography by Karen Klinedinst is on view through Aug. 2 at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:08 PM
If you've paid attention to the Autry National Center over its 25-year history, you can't help but notice the continual surprises that accompany its exhibits, shows and programs. The West may have been settled well over a century ago but the Autry...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Artists' Gallery is telling it like it is by giving its all-member exhibit the title "Something for Everyone!" Most of its monthly exhibits feature one or two members and also have a sampling of work by other members, but this show has all of its...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The CTA has never looked so good. An Uptown artist plans to unveil a large-scale oil painting of a CTA service map Thursday.
Jeffrey Littleton of the Uptown Arts Center said he spent 150 hours on the 8-foot-by-5-foot piece, which will be displayed for...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Students from the public high schools in Howard County sure did their homework in preparing for "Artists Inspiring Artists: Self-Portraits" at the Columbia Art Center. That's because they studied the work of well-known artists and then used it as the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Beauty Is Embarrassing
Monday, Jan. 21, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings
Wayne White says "fuck" a lot. He paints the word "fuck" a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and entertaining documentary Beauty is...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:46 PM
After 13 years, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. will no longer host its annual Plein Air Invitational with the Laguna Art Museum.
The association, known as LPAPA, first got word about the decision in December, according to President Greg Vail. It'...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Stratford artist Alicia Cobb paints on a variety of surfaces, like canvases, walls, glass... and people. She began live body painting at a local poetry reading and it just kind of took off from there. Nature is a recurring theme in her works. The...