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  • Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough

    Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough
    Nobody thought a 12-sided geometric painting by a little-known artist could top a Hockney. The painting, "Vector," has languished in storage for at least 30 years. The painter, Ron Davis, has been living off the grid near Taos, N.M., for almost as long....
  • Pacific Standard Time makes a bid for L.A. in art history

    Pacific Standard Time makes a bid for L.A. in art history
    It seems worthy of an old-fashioned Hollywood epic, with a cast of thousands and a plot that spans four decades: "The Greatest Story Ever Told About Southern California Art." Over the next six months, more than 60 museums and arts venues from Santa...
  • Maryhill Museum grows gracefully in rural Eastern Washington

    Maryhill Museum grows gracefully in rural Eastern Washington
    GOLDENDALE, Wash. - Sam Hill, an entrepreneur and businessman, didn't live to see his Eastern Washington hilltop mansion completed as the Maryhill Museum of Art in 1940. But he likely would have been just fine with a recently completed $10 million...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London. But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
  • Ed Ruscha, David Hockney use their talent to create dog bowls

     
    A basic food and water dog bowl costs as little as $3 at your local pet supply store. But if you're in the mood for something much more upscale, you could shell out upward of $2,500 for a bowl painted......
  • Prominent artists paint dog bowls for charity

     
    High-profile artists including David Hockney and Ed Ruscha are using their talents for a good cause: helping severely ill pet owners and low-income senior citizens care for their pets. Hockney, Ruscha, Charles Arnoldi, Ross Bleckner, Robert Longo and...
  • Vintage Hollywood Bowl photos hitting the auction block

     
    Nostalgia for Old Hollywood is a robust business. Most of it tends to center around the moviemaking industry but for native Angelenos, the emotions run deeper than that, touching on all aspects of the city's cultural and social landscape in......
  • $27,450 for a dog dish? Maybe if it's designed by Ed Ruscha

     
    $27,450 for a dog dish? Apparently the price is right if you’re talking about an original work by the Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha. His “Untitled (Fido) 2010” polychrome glazed earthenware bowl was created as part of the Bowl Project,......
  • MOCA visitors can plunge into Latin American light and space--and Oiticica/D'Almeida swimming pool

     
    The swimming pool is a common sight in contemporary art, thanks in large part to the dazzling blue depths--or surfaces--of David Hockney. But a swimming pool as art? During the run of "Suprasensorial," MOCA's new show on Latin American light......
  • Pet pantry to dole out meals for needy cats and dogs

     
    On Tuesday morning, needy cats and dogs will get a helping hand-out from a food pantry for pets....
  • San Francisco Opera's new season to include 9-11 opera, 'Nixon in China'

     
    The San Francisco Opera announced its 2011-12 season Tuesday, with highlights that include the world premiere of "Heart of a Soldier," Christopher Theofanidis and Donna Di Novelli's piece based on events of Sept. 11, 2001, and the company premiere of........