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  • It Speaks to Me: Nathan Mabry on Jacques Lipchitz’s ‘Figure’ at the Norton Simon Museum

     
    "I’ve always been drawn to this piece -- a prime example of a modernist looking at ethnographic imagery and translating it into avant-garde sculpture. From what I’ve read, Lipchitz was looking at Senufo rhythm pounders from the Ivory Coast, fertility....
  • Ryan McGinness deals full deck of shows, also parties and nudie cards, for one month in L.A.

     
    As various species of artists go, Ryan McGinness seems happy playing the party animal. In New York not so long ago he threw a party in his studio every Friday night for 50 weeks in a row. (“50 parties. 50......
  • Art review: 'The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde' at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

     
    SAN FRANCISCO -- After this city was devastated in 1906 by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake and the blazing inferno the temblor started, a pair of Bay Area expatriates came home from France to check on the family's local properties. Michael......
  • Monster Mash: Rembrandt work stolen; LACMA bonds downgraded

     
    Work by Rembrandt stolen in Southern California...
  • Our Laguna: Students can beat summer boredom

    "No more pencils, no more books No More Teachers' dirty looks" It's the anthem sang by generations of school children at the end of the academic year, welcoming the long unstructured days of summer — followed shortly thereafter by, "There's...
  • See why France produced those masterpieces

    See why France produced those masterpieces
    Which came first: Giverny or Monet? Certain artists are so identified with particular places that it's hard to pry them apart. France, with its shimmering light and gorgeous scenery, has more than its share of these pairings: Monet at Giverny, Matisse...
  • Matisse creates poetry in motion

    Matisse creates poetry in motion
    The Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale and Contemporary & Modern Print Exhibitions have curated proof of Matisse’s paternity to modern art with a presentation of 63 illustrations, rendered by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) in response to the works of...
  • 'Paris the Luminous Years' a dazzling re-creation of the birth of modern art

    The city of light shone especially brightly in the early 20th century as artists in nearly every discipline came together and revolutionized the art world. The new documentary "Paris the Luminous Years" explores major turning points and crucial...
  • Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum

    Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum
    One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting. However, Kelly has made figurative drawings throughout his career, and has created an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades....
  • In The Arts

    Plein air class available at garden In collaboration with SEEDS, Laguna Beach artist Doug Stotts will teach a plein air painting class for children Saturday at the Hortense Miller Garden. The garden's natural setting will provide a backdrop for the...
  • Hansen: Nude art exposes Laguna

    I had Playboy. My boys have Laguna Beach art. It's OK. It relieves me of my fatherly duties, which, let's face it, are sometimes painfully awkward. Besides, my boys cringe whenever I play dad anyway. Like Saturday night and the opening of the Pageant of...
  • 'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art

    'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art
    IN 19th CENTURY EUROPE, when modern science bumped aside the Christian God as the primary artistic foundation for meaning and moral value, artists lost a subject that had preoccupied them for hundreds of years. "Show me an angel and I'll paint one," the...