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  • Chris Burden's 'The Other Vietnam Memorial' is an unsentimental reminder of the war

    Chris Burden's 'The Other Vietnam Memorial' is an unsentimental reminder of the war
    In 1992, columnist Christopher Knight commented on Chris Burden's "The Other Vietnam Memorial" and the critical reaction to the piece in the art community. No sculpture in recent memory has demonstrated as keen and disturbing an artistic intelligence as...
  • Hampton Roads groups get more than $100K in environmental grants

    Hampton Roads groups get more than $100K in environmental grants
    Seven groups stretching from Gloucester to Isle of Wight are getting more than $100,000 in competitive grants from Dominion Resources to fund a variety of environmental projects. The grants are part of $1.2 million the utility company recently awarded...
  • Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest

    Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest
    The graduate class of 2016 at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design withdrew in protest Friday from the visual arts program over administration and curriculum changes. The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art &...
  • Best children's book art from 2014 comes to Peninsula Fine Arts Center

    Open the pages of almost any illustrated children's book and — no matter how fine the reproduction is — you'll find yourself looking at a relatively modest image laid down on a slick expanse of glazed paper. It's clearly something printed by...
  • Check out a bear's life at Brookfield Zoo

    Check out a bear's life at Brookfield Zoo
    Some burly Brookfield Zoo residents will be celebrated at Bear Awareness Weekend, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 at 1st Ave. and 31st St. in Brookfield. "We feel that people should be aware of bears and their conservation status and what...
  • Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016

    Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016
    For 40 years, Nainoa Thompson has been sailing his Polynesian open-ocean canoe, the Hokule'a, all around the great Pacific. He's been on an extended mission to learn to build the ancient voyaging ships of his Hawaiian ancestors and master the nature-...
  • These museums are just for the kids — in all of us

     These museums are just for the kids — in all of us
    One more history museum may be one too many for some kids but certainly not with a name like National Museum of Play, part of The Strong museum campus in Rochester, N.Y.. What's more, in June the museum opens a hall of fame for video games. Staff...
  • Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

    Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary
    The man who penned the famous words "to be or not to be" died 400 years ago, but his words are still read and studied by students and scholars across the world. To celebrate William Shakespeare's legacy and the anniversary of his death on April 23,...
  • Maui Film Festival leads off a month of travel options

     Maui Film Festival leads off a month of travel options
    Happenings in June are laced with food for thought, from the Museum Mile Festival in New York to the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in Connecticut. June also promises some feasts for the eyes, including the International Garden Festival, which...
  • Aurora may seek Kane riverboat grants for memorial projects

    Aurora may seek Kane riverboat grants for memorial projects
    Aurora is expected to apply for two grants from the Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund for projects involving memorials to veterans. One would be for $14,600 to build a base for the veterans' memorial at Phillips Park. The other would be $23,838 for...
  • Chris Burden's roundabout route of bringing 'Urban Light' to L.A.

     Chris Burden's roundabout route of bringing 'Urban Light' to L.A.
    The last time I formally interviewed Chris Burden was on the eve of the unveiling of "Urban Light" in early 2008. I was on assignment for this newspaper, and we met on a dreary winter day on the plaza of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art alongside...