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  • At new Whitney Museum site, a show is shrouded in parochialism

     At new Whitney Museum site, a show is shrouded in parochialism
    — More than 30 years after the Whitney Museum of American Art announced its ambitious plan to substantially grow its facility, the deed is finally done. Accomplishing the feat meant abandoning its 1966 Upper East Side home and moving five miles to...
  • Recent cuts at OCMA not a retreat, head of museum's trustees says

    Recent cuts at OCMA not a retreat, head of museum's trustees says
    The recent downsizing at the Orange County Museum of Art has left the Newport Beach institution without a chief curator and the art world stunned. But in a telephone interview with The Times, Craig Wells, the president of the museum's board of trustees,...
  • A Motley crew: Representing black bodies for 100 years

    A Motley crew: Representing black bodies for 100 years
    The dapper man with the finely twirled moustache and the tapered fingers holds his paintbrush with the same insistent poise with which he holds all gazes that turn in his direction. Most do — the man is Archibald J. Motley Jr., the great...
  • DuSable Museum honors star role models

     DuSable Museum honors star role models
    The DuSable Museum of African American History celebrated the 20th anniversary of its "A Night of 100 Stars" Gala on March 28 at the elegant South Shore Cultural Center. The fundraiser honored five community leaders with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov....
  • Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete

    Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete
    There are art strolls all round Central Florida. Here's your guide to this week's adventures. •Mount Dora's Second Friday art walk is Friday, 6-8 p.m. The area is compact, picturesque and full of shops, cafes and galleries. The Mount Dora Center...
  • Robert B. Reich: How Big Money is buying off criticism of Big Money

    Not long ago I was asked to speak to a religious congregation about widening inequality. Shortly before I began, the head of the congregation asked that I not advocate raising taxes on the wealthy. He said he didn't want to antagonize certain wealthy...
  • Datebook: Art of the column, visions of Hell, California's dark history

    Datebook: Art of the column, visions of Hell, California's dark history
    The architecture of the column re-interpreted, California’s dark history of lynchings reenacted and an artist who takes pictures of Hell (literally). Plus, figurative paintings that rely on the minimal and a group show that straddles generations....
  • Roundup: Kusama's popularity, Frida's love letters, overgrown galleries

    The world’s most popular exhibitions … galleries getting ever bigger … Frida Kahlo’s love letters … and controversies surrounding the park projects of architect Thomas Heatherwick. Plus: overcrowded museums, Lima murals...
  • Comics artist Scott McCloud on art, death and drawing bad sculpture

    Comics artist Scott McCloud on art, death and drawing bad sculpture
    Artist Scott McCloud is best known for making comics about comics. He is the accessible, rational voice and pen behind the nonfiction books "Understanding Comics" (1993), "Reinventing Comics" (2000) and "Making Comics." These books dissect the art and...
  • About one-third of solo museum shows in U.S. are by artists from 5 galleries

    About one-third of solo museum shows in U.S. are by artists from 5 galleries
    Ever hit the museums and find yourself struck by a certain sameness? Yet another conceptualist quoting French philosophers and doing Jedi mind tricks with a pile of detritus? Well, there might be an explanation for that. An investigation by Julia...
  • Arts on Douglas spotlights Orlando painter

    Arts on Douglas spotlights Orlando painter
    Larry Moore, one of my favorite Orlando-based painters, will be the featured artist for the month of April at Arts on Douglas in New Smyrna Beach. You will love Moore's painterly style, colors, composition and subjects. He is a nationally respected...