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  • Poll: Was Maine's governor right to remove the 'pro-labor' mural?

     
    Controversial Maine mural removed by Gov. Paul LePage continues to stoke public debate...
  • Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses

    Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses
    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...
  • Gehry on L.A., art (and Gehry)

    Gehry on L.A., art (and Gehry)
    In "Conversations With Frank Gehry," Los Angeles writer Barbara Isenberg talks with the Pritzker Prize-winning architect, who's behind such iconic buildings as Walt Disney Concert Hall and Guggenheim Bilbao. They cover his life, pivotal career moments,...
  • Army needs oversight, Human Rights Watch says

    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...
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash
    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...
  • 5 favorite vacation spots in Mexico

    5 favorite vacation spots in Mexico
    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. Popular tourist...
  • Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco

    Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco
    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...
  • Museum deaccessioning done right

    Museum deaccessioning done right
    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...
  • Review: 'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver

    Review: 'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver
    "The Lacuna" By Barbara KingsolverHarper Perennia, 544 pages, $16.99 In Barbara Kingsolver’s rich new novel "The Lacuna," the artist Frida Kahlo remarks that she would like to think she is being “pulled through history by something more...
  • 10 things you might not know about twins

    10 things you might not know about twins
    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...
  • ARCHIVE: Jean Craig's Q-and-A with the Daily Press in 2008

    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...