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  • James Turrell shapes perceptions

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater. It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
  • 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...
  • Reed Krakoff on his post-Coach career, Lena Dunham and more

    Reed Krakoff on his post-Coach career, Lena Dunham and more
    After 16 years at the helm of American heritage brand Coach, Reed Krakoff is charting a solo course with his own label. In the three years since launching his namesake brand, Krakoff has dressed Lena Dunham, Julianne Moore and the First Lady Michelle...
  • Jeff Koons coming to L.A. in February for public talk

    Jeff Koons coming to L.A. in February for public talk
    The big Jeff Koons retrospective that originally had been slated to debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in January isn't expected to arrive in town until 2015, but fans of the contemporary artist have an opportunity to sate their...
  • Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art

     Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art
    Some say Myron Kunin never met a business he didn't like. Others insist he never saw a piece of art he didn't like. Both are understatements. Kunin built the Regis hair salon empire from his parents' chain of department store barbershops and also...
  • 'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions

    'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions
    If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum. The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
  • Review: Richard Artschwager a success in any dimension at Hammer

    Review: Richard Artschwager a success in any dimension at Hammer
    Richard Artschwager, who died in February at 89, was that exceedingly rare artist who made paintings and sculptures of virtually equal merit. In contemporary art, usually it's one or the other. Painters paint, sculptors sculpt, and the differences...
  • Designer Reed Krakoff finds a new luxury after Coach

    Designer Reed Krakoff finds a new luxury after Coach
    After 16 years at the helm of Coach, Reed Krakoff left the American heritage brand this fall to chart a solo course with his own label, which is starting to really gain momentum. In the three years since launching his namesake brand, Krakoff has dressed...
  • A collector's life on display at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

    A collector's life on display at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
    As one of the world’s foremost collectors of contemporary art, Martin Z. Margulies knows what he likes. That includes the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. “It’s a beautiful museum designed by a world-class architect with a lot of...
  • Art Institute taking its work outside this summer

    Art Institute taking its work outside this summer
    Washington crossing the Eisenhower? “Nighthawks” at the bus stop? Come August, American art will be meeting the public in public, with such possible combinations as Grant Wood's “American Gothic” on a subway poster, a Frank Lloyd...
  • 'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere

    'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere
    Among the denim-clad glamour girls and blockbuster movie stars staring down from the billboards of the Sunset Strip, images of great American artworks will be displayed this summer in what organizers are calling “the largest outdoor art show ever...