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  • Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw

    Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw
    Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked. The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
  • Matisse creates poetry in motion

    Matisse creates poetry in motion
    The Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale and Contemporary & Modern Print Exhibitions have curated proof of Matisse’s paternity to modern art with a presentation of 63 illustrations, rendered by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) in response to the works of...
  • Our Laguna: Students can beat summer boredom

    "No more pencils, no more books No More Teachers' dirty looks" It's the anthem sang by generations of school children at the end of the academic year, welcoming the long unstructured days of summer — followed shortly thereafter by, "There's...
  • 'Paris the Luminous Years' a dazzling re-creation of the birth of modern art

    The city of light shone especially brightly in the early 20th century as artists in nearly every discipline came together and revolutionized the art world. The new documentary "Paris the Luminous Years" explores major turning points and crucial...
  • Lari Pittman on Henri Matisse's 'The Black Shawl' at the Norton Simon

    Lari Pittman on Henri Matisse's 'The Black Shawl' at the Norton Simon
  • A look at new paintings by Bob Dylan

     
    Bob Dylan has shape-shifted more times in his career than any other pop musician. His music has always reflected that need to seek out new forms of self-expression. What's less known is that his paintings function in the same way......
  • Architect Robert Venturi slams planned Barnes Foundation move

     
    Robert Venturi, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect and lifelong resident of Philadelphia, has written a stinging letter in opposition to a controversial plan to dismantle the suburban Barnes Foundation and relocate its unparalleled collection of...
  • More art fabrications from the right wing

     
    When the White House last week released an official list of art borrowed to hang in the public and private rooms of the residence, the right-wing blogosphere was electrified. And, no, not in a good way. The list had been......
  • Art review: 'Renoir in the 20th Century' @ LACMA

     
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......
  • Matisse gets 'radical' in Chicago

     
    I've just come from the press preview at the Art Institute of Chicago for "Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917." The show opens Saturday, and I'll have a full review early next week. Suffice it to say that this is one of......