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  • Richard Artschwager dies at 89; painter and sculptor

    Richard Artschwager dies at 89; painter and sculptor
    Richard Artschwager, an artist who turned his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker into a distinctive approach to making sculptures and paintings that defy easy categorization, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y., following a brief illness. He was 89. A...
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    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...
  • Top events to do Wednesday, Sept. 11

    Top events to do Wednesday, Sept. 11
    Music 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...
  • David Gilhooly dies at 70; a leader of Bay Area funk art movement

    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...
  • George W. Bush tries to paint over a failed presidency

    This was the year that George W. Bush, five years after his calamitous presidency, came in from the wilderness and went on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" to say, "I think I'm a painter." He presented his host with a grinning portrait, and the audience...
  • 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...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb

     
    Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca...
  • Need a great gift? Try a museum

    Need a great gift? Try a museum
    Here we go again. It's about this time every year that the pressure starts to build. You know what I'm talking about. The pressure to Give Good Gift. It's the same old story. You pledge to shop early, to avoid the last-minute holiday panic. And then,...
  • The price of being part of Art Walk

    The First Thursdays Art Walk— where participating Laguna Beach galleries open their doors and offer live music, exhibits, appetizers or wine — has been a mainstay of this arts-centric community for 12 years. However, a small group of...
  • 'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally

    'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally
    Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...