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  • Former tagger now teaches art

    Former tagger now teaches art
    On a quiet Sunday morning, a man wearing baggy shorts and a black hoodie stood in a parking lot and pulled out a can of spray paint. His burly right arm, inked with the image of a dragon, hung in midair as he worked the nozzle. Across the way, where...
  • Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70

    Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70
    Robert Graham, a Los Angeles sculptor with a towering public presence who designed major civic monuments across the nation, died Saturday at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, his friend Roy Doumani said. Graham, who had been ill for about six months,...
  • Not-so-fossilized Phoenix

    Centuries ago, native people known as the Hohokam built an agricultural civilization on a stretch of desert known today as Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Some archaeologists believe the brutally arid climate forced the people to scatter in search of...
  • Home security systems: beyond the panic room

    Home security systems: beyond the panic room
    THE THIEF or thieves who recently walked away with an Encino couple's multimillion-dollar art collection, including a Marc Chagall and a Diego Rivera, shouldn't have had a prayer. In a universe where wealthy people pay millions to protect jewelry,...
  • 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...
  • Tours and cruises in Latin America, Yosemite

    MEXICO Art's home bases Drop in at the homes of private art collectors, a Mexico City art dealer, one of the country's top architects and the homes and studios of contemporary artists on an 11-day interior-design and architecture tour. Visitors will...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • Artist Daniel Lezama, Mexico's provocateur

    Artist Daniel Lezama, Mexico's provocateur
    WHICH adjective best fits the work of painter Daniel Lezama? Alluring? Repellent? Classical? Irreverent? Misunderstood? While critics extol his daring and originality, Lezama, 40, makes certain gallery owners squeamish and collectors nervous. His...
  • Championing reviews this week: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird; China and the U.S. economy; J.M. Barrie and more

     
    It is, reviewer David Davis writes, nearly impossible to find two opposing superstars whose sports careers became as linked as Larry Bird's and Magic Johnson's. In 1979, when Bird was a college senior and Johnson a junior, they led their......
  • Unused Beatles album artwork by Jim Dine up for sale

     
    The graphite and watercolor artwork that you see on the left was created in 1968 and was destined for eternal rock 'n' roll fame. Hollywood's Capitol Records commissioned Pop artist Jim Dine to create a series of illustrations for a......
  • Art review: 'Sites of Latin American Abstraction' @ MOLAA

     
    Suppose you were an artist living under a repressive dictatorship and wanted to make art about surviving the predicament and inventing a new world. Given harsh prohibitions against public debate, figurative representations of political content would be an...