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  • 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...
  • Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist

    Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist
    Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in South Pasadena in...
  • 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,...
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
  • LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award

    LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award
    [This post has been corrected.] The nominees for the Independent Vision Curatorial Award were announced recently and they include Cesar Garcia, a former senior curator at LAXART in Los Angeles. The biennial award recognizes emerging and mid-career...
  • Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax

    Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax
    April Fool's Day is four months away, but someone has clearly gotten an early start. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., is the victim of an apparent email hoax linking founder and Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton with workers...
  • MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses

    MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses
    You usually head for a vending machine when you're craving a bag of chips or can of soda. But there's a one machine in Baltimore that dispenses objects such as a "Hankie Pankie," a heart-shaped engagement ring, a mini-Zombie or, for those in need of...
  • Around Town: Neighborhood news from 1885

    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...
  • Richard Artschwager, celebrated artist, dead at 89

    Richard Artschwager, celebrated artist, dead at 89
    Richard Artschwager, the painter and sculptor who recently was honored with a career retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, died on Saturday at 89. His death was confirmed by the Gagosian Gallery. Artschwager's death comes just a week...
  • Confronting artist Kara Walker

    Confronting artist Kara Walker
    Kara Walker will be difficult. This gets whispered to you by enough people in the art world and you start to believe it: She's humorless! Confrontational! Intimidating! David Mamet intimidating! And this week, before the Thursday opening of “...
  • 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...