| Mar 27, 2011
Endangered L.A. murals will not be bought by the Smithsonian...
| Apr 5, 2011
Controversial Maine mural removed by Gov. Paul LePage continues to stoke public debate...
| Apr 20, 2011
The new Soumaya Museum in Mexico City has a long way to go to meet expectations....
| Apr 30, 2009
Gunmen ambush a military patrol pursuing drug traffickers. The soldiers retaliate, rounding up dozens of townspeople. Four girls held for 20 hours later tell prosecutors that soldiers repeatedly raped and abused them.
The case, from exactly two years ago...
| Jun 9, 2009
Gregorio Luke knows that he can't beat Hollywood. So, in a sense, he's going to join it.
During his years as director of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, the Mexican-born cultural impresario was forever trying to bring high culture to...
| Jul 20, 2008
Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed twins into the world last weekend in France. And Twinsburg, Ohio, is preparing to host twins and their families by the thousands at for the annual Twins Days festival Aug. 1-3. Here are more facts to make you...
| Jan 31, 2010
When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
| Nov 16, 2008
It's understandable why Americans these days are thinking twice about venturing south of the border. A wave of gruesome violence, much of it related to drug trafficking, has swept Mexico in the last two years, leaving thousands dead.
| May 14, 2010
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For more than 50 years, Hampton painter Jean Craig and her late husband, Allan Jones, ranked among the Peninsula's best-known art couples.
Their popular classes at Hampton Roads Academy, Robert Sugden Elementary School and in their own colorful Claremont...
| Mar 8, 2009
Stocks have crashed, industry is shuddering and banks are failing. The restless unemployed will soon fill the streets. Yet in San Francisco, some crazed optimist in the Pacific Stock Exchange Tower has hired Diego Rivera to decorate a private club for...
| Mar 15, 2009
José Clemente Orozco was one of 20th century Mexico's great socially minded muralists. A stark 1929 easel painting made at the dawn of the Great Depression helps to show how. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art bought the modestly sized tempera and oil...