| Dec 4, 2011
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....
| Dec 23, 2011
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Pacific Asia Museum, celebrating its 40th anniversary in Pasadena, may be one of the most overlooked cultural resources in Southern California.
“People call it a ‘hidden gem,’" said Executive Director Charles Mason.
Yet this Chinese-...
| Jan 20, 2012
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One of the unexpected dividends of the Getty’s far-reaching “Pacific Standard Time” series is the cross-pollination of audiences and institutions; another is focused historic perspective. The Pacific Asia Museum, not known for modern-art...
| Feb 9, 2012
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Saturday night's sold-out gala dinner and auction at the Orange County Museum of Art will be the first in a series of events and shows commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2012.
Proceeds from the gala and auction will directly benefit the Newport...
| Feb 23, 2012
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The Orange County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary Art Auction, held earlier this month, netted a record $430,000 to benefit the Newport Beach institution's educational and exhibition programs, OCMA officials announced in a news release.
| Feb 23, 2012
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Although never intended to be abstract landscapes, works in "Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series" impart a sense of coastal Southern California light and atmosphere.
Eighty works are going on display at the Orange County Museum of Art on Sunday...
| Mar 29, 2012
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I spent a recent Sunday with my daughter exploring the Richard Diebenkorn show at the Orange County Museum of Art.
"Amazing," she proclaimed, standing in front of one of the many untitled abstracts.
More amazing to me were my kindergartner's...
| Apr 3, 2012
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Can You Walk the Walk?
The American Heart Assn.and Union Bank invite workers in Orange County to participate in National Walking Day. For more information, go to http://www.OCHeartWalk.org or call (949) 885-1527.
| May 25, 2009
Benjamen Chinn, one of the few Chinese American photographers to live and artfully document street scenes in San Francisco's Chinatown, has died. He was 87.
Chinn died April 25 at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, according to Newton Don,...
| Apr 4, 2010
Franklin Sirmans occupies a conspicuously neat space in a complex of glass-front offices at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The new head of LACMA's contemporary art department arrived in January with plenty of ideas, but it takes time to pile up the...
| Oct 15, 2009
| 4:32 PM
In his early days, Ed Ruscha painted single words that packed a punch: oof, slam, smash, honk. In the ???80s, he took a subtler approach, floating equivocal phrases in painted skies. Consider ???I Think I???ll...,??? a 1983 piece that has......