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  • Huntington Library buys Marquez collection of early L.A. photos

    Huntington Library buys Marquez collection of early L.A. photos
    The Huntington Library has purchased the extensive photographic trove of Ernest Marquez, a descendant of Mexican land grantees who owned what became Santa Monica and Rustic canyons and parts of Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. Amassed over a 50-...
  • Huntington buys trove of 4,600 historic L.A. images

    Huntington buys trove of 4,600 historic L.A. images
    The Huntington Library has purchased the extensive photographic trove of Ernest Marquez, a descendant of Mexican land grantees who owned what became known as Santa Monica and Rustic canyons and parts of Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. Amassed over...
  • Huntington acquires works by Tony Smith and Frederick Hammersley

    Huntington acquires works by Tony Smith and Frederick Hammersley
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has acquired works to fill a gallery space set to open in July 2014 that will be devoted to geometric abstraction and pop art. Made possible by an anonymous donation, two of the works are...
  • A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library

    A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library
    If you missed it over the summer or fall, there's still time to explore the remarkable exhibition, "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Nuanced and...
  • Huntington Library reopens with a refreshing familiarity

    Huntington Library reopens with a refreshing familiarity
    Visitors flock to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino each year by the hundreds of thousands, drawn by works of European and American art spanning centuries, by expansive gardens renowned for their beauty and...
  • Resnicks loaning 15th century painting to Huntington

    Resnicks loaning 15th century painting to Huntington
    [This post has been corrected.] The Huntington in San Marino is receiving a loan of a rarely seen 15th century painting depicting Christ that was created by Flemish Renaissance artist Hans Memling. The painting, which was recently acquired by Lynda...
  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
  • Neglected Whittier mural by F. Carlton Ball gets noticed

    Neglected Whittier mural by F. Carlton Ball gets noticed
    A large but little-noticed mural that a noted ceramic artist, F. Carlton Ball, created in an alcove of a public library branch in Whittier is having its moment in the spotlight after what may or may not have been a near-brush with the wrecking ball....
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    It's 1922 and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street,...
  • Gary Hammer dies at 57; plant hunter and horticulturalist

    Gary Hammer dies at 57; plant hunter and horticulturalist
    He had been called the Indiana Jones of horticulture, breaking his leg while hanging from a cliff in Mexico to collect bromeliads and facing down the rifles of Ecuadorean soldiers who mistook him for a spy. Nurseryman Gary Hammer "risked life and limb,...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 8, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Amelia Saltsman: The author of "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm" will demonstrate recipes from her cookbook. Book signing...