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  • Art review: Ann Preston at Rosamund Felsen Gallery

     
    Sculptor Ann Preston has a wonderful habit of pushing a thesis so hard that at some indefinable point it tips over into its antithesis, leaving a viewer gasping at the charmed madness of it all. You wonder: How did we......
  • Art review: 'American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915' @ LACMA

     
    What is an American? Today, as the 20th century -- the so-called "American Century" -- recedes in memory, the question can seem immodest or even grandiose. If we don't know now, after decades wielding almost unimaginable superpower status around the......
  • Art review: 'Millard Sheets: The Early Years (1926-1944)' at Pasadena Museum of California Art

     
    Anyone who has driven around Los Angeles in the last 50 years knows Millard Sheets' art, even if they don't know his name. For Home Savings of America, he designed the distinctive white marble branch banks and their artistic decorations,......
  • Southwest Chamber Music's further adventures in Hanoi

     
    HANOI -- Every night in this city of 10 million people crammed into a super-thick urban stew is an amazing display of color and noise, of dirt and mysterious glamour. As always, swirling, swerving motorbikes define the movement. On Friday......
  • Art review: John Stephan at Louis Stern Fine Arts

     
    For 30 years before his death in 1995, John Stephan painted nothing but discs: perfect circles inscribed on square canvases in a variety of colors and intensities, from searing reds and yellows to calm browns and grays. A WPA artist......
  • Art review: 'Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917' @ Art Institute of Chicago

     
    CHICAGO -- If the world is coming apart at the seams and society's provisional fabric is being shredded, how does an artist respond? With anger? Analysis? Denial? Disinterest? That's a question that thrums through a breathtaking exhibition, newly opened...
  • Margaret Keane, painter of '60s big-eyed waifs, coming to Phyllis Morris Originals

     
    San Francisco-based artist Margaret Keane is making a rare Los Angeles appearance -- her first in 42 years -- at a private reception Thursday. She's here to launch an exhibition of recent works and selected paintings from the collection of the late...
  • Music review: Philippe Entremont performs among the Renoirs at LACMA

     
    Philippe Entremont, now 75, made a rare Los Angeles recital appearance Saturday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Broad Contemporary Art Museum, offering a program of Debussy and Ravel that would have tested the stamina of a pianist......
  • USC students take on the art of curating for new exhibit

     
    Two look-alike oil paintings hang side by side in an alcove of the Fisher Museum at USC: one in an intricate gold frame, the other pinned to the wall like a memo. To the untrained eye both are the work......
  • On the market: Senior artist rental communities

     
    In July 2005, professional musician Betti Vincent vacated a “ratty little apartment on Hollywood Way” and moved into a one-bedroom apartment at the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, a rental housing community built for creative souls ages 55 and older....
  • A gallery idea if you’re heading to New York

     
    Moldy Peaches member Adam Green is presenting his debut art show, Teen Tech, at the Morrison Hotel Gallery Bowery in New York.   The exhibit consists of a dozen sculptures of plaster, papier-mâché, or papier-mâché and mixed...