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  • Artist Sarah Sze will represent U.S. in 2013 Venice Biennale

     
    Sculptor and installation artist Sarah Sze has been tapped to represent the United States at the 2013 Venice Biennale....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • NCAA probe prompts Steve Spurrier to boot players from hotel

     
    According to The State, South Carolina football players under investigation by the NCAA for staying at the Whitney Hotel in Columbia for discounted rates (or free of charge) moved out Thursday night at the request of university officials....
  • Broad Collection's Diller and Scofidio are artist-architects

     
    Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, whose architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro was announced Monday as designers of the Broad Collection building planned for Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, are artists as well as architects. "Scanning: The...
  • L.A.'s MOCA and other museums participate in 'Ask a Curator'

     
    Engaged in their scholarly pursuits, museum curators aren't usually accessible to the general art-loving public, never mind the unwashed masses on the Internet. But on Wednesday, a handful of curators from some of the top museums around the world will.......
  • Lee Friedlander Takes 'America by Car'

     
    The view from a moving car framed by a window is a snapshot many travelers have locked in their memories. Lee Friedlander, well known for his idiosyncratic style of photography, has applied his old tricks to incorporate alternative visuals of......
  • Colorado town upset over artistic depiction of Jesus Christ

     
    Citizens of the Colorado town of Loveland are upset this week over the display of a work of art that they claim shows Jesus Christ involved in an act of oral sex. Enrique Chagoya's "The Misadventures of the Romantic Cannibals"......
  • Monster Mash: Lincoln Center's bedbug problem worsens, court rules in favor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts

     
    Creepy crawly: Bedbugs at Lincoln Center have also been found at the Metropolitan Opera, in addition to the David H. Koch Theater. (My Fox New York) Case closed: A court in Boston has ruled that the Museum of Fine Arts......