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  • Opera designer Robert Israel's sculptures will cheer sick kids

     
    Veteran opera and stage designer Robert Israel has done 11 huge sculptures for a new children's hospital wing in Baltimore. The UCLA professor -- currently working on a ballet at La Scala in Milan, Italy -- had set sculpture aside since his 1968 debut...
  • Art critic Hilton Kramer, a champion of modernism, dies at 84

     
    Hilton Kramer was a fierce, combative critic who defended modernism and waded into the 'culture wars' of the '80s. He has died at age 84....
  • Larry Cable Guy does hip thing, helps open Orlando Ortho Center

     
    Blue-collar TV personality and comedian Larry the Cable Guy (whose real name is Dan Whitney) kicked off the opening of Orlando Health's new Wyatt Whitney Hip & Orthopedic Institute Tuesday. The comedian donated $5 million through his Git-R-Done...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alex Prager

     
    Born in 1979, Alex Prager is a self-taught photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. Featured in the Museum o Modern Art’s “New Photography 2010,” Prager’s work has been exhibited at institutions worldwide....
  • Natural History Museum to raise admission price to $12 on May 11

     
    Price hike to $12 in store at Natural History Museum...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • Alexis Smith, collage artist uprooted

    Alexis Smith, collage artist uprooted
    The artist's studio is part factory, part chapel, part Merlin's cave, reliquary and museum. Some artists say it doesn't matter where they make art. Others claim their studio is their art. Some cities preserve studios, but L.A. does not. We worship...
  • Centre Pompidou Foundation: L.A.'s French connection

    Centre Pompidou Foundation: L.A.'s French connection
    The Pompidou Center is a magnet for students, tourists and arts aficionados in central Paris, housing the National Museum of Modern Art, a public library and performance spaces in an inside-out building with mechanical systems encased in giant red, blue...
  • Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw

    Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw
    Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked. The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
  • 'The Moving Image' at OCMA

    'The Moving Image' at OCMA
    The video art exhibition "The Moving Image" is filling the Orange County Museum of Art with an array of sounds and bright lights, but on one recent Saturday, just a handful of visitors roamed the galleries. Among them was a young mother trying to keep...
  • Tag, this artist is definitely it

    Tag, this artist  is definitely it
    Over the course of a career that has variously infuriated anti-graffiti task force officers and enthralled Japanese street couture collectors -- meaning winning props from hip-hop superstars Kanye West and Pharrell Williams -- the pop artist KAWS has...