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  • Elizabeth Levensohn opens 'Gothic Folk'

    Elizabeth Levensohn opens 'Gothic Folk'
    Elizabeth Levensohn will have an art opening-book signing-CD release event titled "Gothic Folk," this Saturday, May 4, from 8 p.m. to midnight. "Gothic Folk" is an exhibit exploring "the shadows of the soul where greed, rage, jealousy, fear,...
  • Amanda Demme is glad to no longer be the life of the party

    Amanda Demme is glad to no longer be the life of the party
    This story has been updated. See note below. Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her. She'll tell you she's been in hiding for six years, casting off the pretensions that came with life as a famous (and...
  • Through a glass, backward

    Through a glass, backward
    From a distance, they appear to be expressionist paintings of musicians and marine life. But upon closer inspection, light reflects off the dual-pane window and exposes a crisp image — looking as if it were a print on glossy paper. Huntington...
  • Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop

    Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop
    There is so much constant movement in our world that it takes an artist to translate some of that motion into a lasting image. In the aptly titled exhibit "Motion" at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, painters Rana Geralis and Nancy Lee Davis encourage...
  • The Valley Line: USC Town & Gown goes to lunch

    The Valley Line: USC Town & Gown goes to lunch
    I had a play date with my daughter, Heather, on Mother's Day weekend, a fun escape to San Francisco. On Saturday, the morning fog blanketed the city and the foghorns called out their mournful cry, giving the city such an eerie feeling. Just as the fog...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading

    Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading
    Hats and books were the order of the day at the luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday at Three Seventy Common. "Ladies Who Lunch….and Read" reviewed books they recommended to supporters of the library and competed for prizes...
  • At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered

    At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered
    For the past 158 years, art historians thought that the painter Richard Caton Woodville, the James Dean of his generation, had completed just 19 paintings before he died of a morphine overdose in 1855 at age 30. Now, we know that there were 20. Joy...
  • Ocean Gallery marks 50 wild-and-wacky years on the boardwalk

    Ocean Gallery marks 50 wild-and-wacky years on the boardwalk
    All summer long, even on the hottest days, a gentleman in a tuxedo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk. Locals and vacationers scurry over to find out what he's up to. The man is Joe Kro-Art, owner of Ocean Gallery, and if he's not playing boardwalk...
  • The creative process behind Edward Hopper's paintings

    NEW YORK — As 1938 came to a close, painter Edward Hopper was a man on a mission. Again and again, he would pick up his sketchbook and head for a cluster of New York City movie theaters. Sometimes it was the Republic or the Palace, other times the...
  • Playing the name game

    Playing the name game
    With the power of his middle name, Randal Bennett prevented a website being created for a winery that didn't exist. Those are the peculiar facts of the arrangement that ultimately led to Townley Gallery in Laguna Beach providing artwork for the bottle...