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Jackson Pollock

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  • Abstract expressionists shake things up at FAU exhibition

    Abstract expressionists shake things up at FAU exhibition
    No one is exactly sure how Jackson Pollock arrived at the pour and drip techniques he began to use in the late 1940s to create the sprawling paintings that brought him enduring acclaim. But we do know that he is the most-famous abstract expressionist, a...
  • MCA show explores destruction and how it relates to creation

    MCA show explores destruction and how it relates to creation
    It's not every day you get invited to witness a museum destroy a work of art. And not just any work of art — a nearly 60-year-old piece from the Japanese master Saburo Murakami. In fact, because Murakami died in 1996, the Museum of Contemporary...
  • Thomas Demand: A journey in great demand

    Thomas Demand: A journey in great demand
    John Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
  • Review: "Daily Rituals" by Mason Currey

    Review: "Daily Rituals" by Mason Currey
    I'm working too much at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. I'm working too little at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Calligraphic wonders at the Newberry

    Calligraphic wonders at the Newberry
    Think calligraphy is simply that swirling script on nice wedding invitations? Think, again — then check out the Newberry Library's newest exhibit, "Exploration 2013." -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Harry 'Hunk' Anderson on why Stanford beat out San Francisco museums for the family’s big donation

     
    Bay Area art collectors Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson did not go to Stanford University. He went to Hobart College in Buffalo, where he started a food services business with two partners while still a senior (taking over one......
  • Theater review: 'Bakersfield Mist' at the Fountain

     
    F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'Bakersfield Mist' at the Fountain....
  • In the Spotlight: Playwright and director Stephen Sachs

     
    High culture collides head-on with low in “Bakersfield Mist,” in which ex-bartender Maude Gutman tries everything — and we mean everything — to persuade a snooty art expert that a painting she bought for a few bucks at a thrift.......
  • The Arts on TV: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet; Keith Haring; Jackson Pollock

     
    "So You Think You Can Dance" 8 p.m. Thursday, Fox. Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, above, performs; Florence and the Machine performs. "Rick Steves' Europe" 7 p.m. Friday, KCET: Florence: City of Art – Michelangelo's David and Botticelli's Venus;...
  • Monster Mash: Judi Dench, Anish Kapoor win Japanese arts prize; big payday for Harry Connick Jr.?

     
    Japan to bestow arts honors on Judi Dench, Bill Viola...