| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"The Simpsons": Shepard Fairey and fellow street artists Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal will enter that hallowed pantheon of guest stars on "The Simpsons" when they lend their voices (and likenesses) to the enduring Fox animated series....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This week's Arts on TV includes 'Open Call'; 'The Phantom of the Opera'; Idina Menzel...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Russia's presidential elections are likely to fuel more acts by Voina, an art/protest group captured in the new film "Zavtra."...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Shepard Fairey teams up with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment to adapt George Orwell’s “1984” for the big screen....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Works by British artists Banksy and Damien Hirst were recently on the auction block....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Friday Flicks At The Forum
The Arts Commission will be screening "Exit Through the Gift Shop" at 7 p.m. at the Festival of Arts Forum Theatre. The film is about an eccentric French shopkeeper and amateur filmmaker who attempt to find and befriend...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:00 AM
It has become an art-world axiom that street art is big business. But how much is a piece of wall graffiti by a big-name talent worth exactly?
Bonhams has announced that it will hold an auction in Los Angeles featuring more than 80 works by some of the...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of Beastie Boys fame, died Friday after a three-year battle with cancer, according to Rolling Stone. He was 47.
As you'll be able to see in the video below, Yauch was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 when doctors discovered a...
| May 5, 2012
It had only been a few years since Adam Yauch had found fame as the in-your-face rapper and bass player MCA in the transgressive, boundary-breaking trio the Beastie Boys.
But in 1992 he was searching for something else, traveling in Nepal to snowboard...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:46 PM
You know how you sometimes watch an amazing movie that puts your emotions on a rollercoaster ride? That happened with me in this documentary, but not in the way I would’ve preferred.
I had moments of being angry at the record industry. They...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
More years ago than I'd like to say, I moved into a charmless cinder block dormitory on the campus of a land-grant university about eight hours away from my suburban Chicago home. To assuage homesickness and spruce the place up a bit, I hung a print of...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:19 PM
A few weeks ago, I spotted something I had never seen before in Glendale: public street art. A neat, black, spray-painted phrase stared back at me from the cement, encompassed in two delicate motifs that surrounded it: “Keep Your Head Up.”...