| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
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,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Long before Jon Stewart dubbed it "Mess-O-Potamia," Iraq was the "cradle of civilization."
Blessed by the Tigris and Euphrates, it was a fertile area in an inhospitable region that, for millenia, was the center of the Sumerian and Babylonian...
| Nov 11, 2011
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,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
Bebe Winans has a new record "America America" out, is on tour, plus has a book "The Whitney I Knew." This gospel superstar was very close with Whitney Houston and delivered the eulogy at her funeral and stopped by to talk to us.
For more information,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:40 AM
[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...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:58 AM
One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting. However, Kelly has made figurative drawings throughout his career, and has created an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:55 PM
— Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky?
The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2011
'Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins' on Broadway to cancel weekend performances...