| Sep 2, 2014
See that billboard up there, just south of the I-595 interchange along I-95? That's Georgia O'Keeffe's "Sky Above Clouds IV." The bus shelter near the corner of Oakland Park Boulevard and State Road 7? It's the stern, pitchfork-wielding farmers of Grant...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize.
This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Art Spiegelman comments on Israel, archaeologists unearth a rare tomb in Greece and Jeff Koons is still making everyone crazy. There are all kinds of terrific essays floating around out there on everything from race, the media and wilderness. Saddle up...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Each week, the first article I look for in the Valley Sun is the 10-20-30 Years Ago feature. Each week, the editor picks news stories and a photo that summarize swell Valley Sun stories from the past six decades. The names, events and fashions are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Next year's highly anticipated retrospective of artist Jeff Koons won't be debuting in Los Angeles as previously expected, according to a recent report.
Bloomberg has reported that the show, which will be Koons' first major retrospective in years,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Jeff Koons' big museum retrospective could be coming to Los Angeles after all, just not as soon as originally planned.
The Museum of Contemporary Art said that the upcoming Koons exhibition has not been canceled, and is expected to arrive in L.A. in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa was interned during World War II, first at the Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, where she lived in a horse stall that reeked of manure, and then at a relocation center in Arkansas, where 8,000 detainees were surrounded...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Many a mechanically minded child growing up in the 20th century honed his or her construction skills with a toy Erector set — a collection of small metal beams, nuts and bolts, gears, wheels and other parts that could be assembled in countless ways....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:46 AM
For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.”
Indiana, who will celebrate his...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
9-11 Memorial Concert: The American Legion's Ninth District in Florida is hosting a Sept. 11 memorial concert in Hollywood Wednesday night, honoring those lives lost on that New York morning 12 years ago. The free event will begins at 7:30 at...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:43 PM
David Gilhooly, a prominent Northern California sculptor of fanciful frogs who was a founder of the Bay Area funk art movement at UC Davis in the early 1960s, has died. He was 70.
He died Aug. 21 after collapsing at his home in Newport, Ore., said his...