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  • More art fabrications from the right wing

     
    When the White House last week released an official list of art borrowed to hang in the public and private rooms of the residence, the right-wing blogosphere was electrified. And, no, not in a good way. The list had been......
  • Art review: 'Renoir in the 20th Century' @ LACMA

     
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......
  • Matisse gets 'radical' in Chicago

     
    I've just come from the press preview at the Art Institute of Chicago for "Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917." The show opens Saturday, and I'll have a full review early next week. Suffice it to say that this is one of......
  • Art review: 'Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917' @ Art Institute of Chicago

     
    CHICAGO -- If the world is coming apart at the seams and society's provisional fabric is being shredded, how does an artist respond? With anger? Analysis? Denial? Disinterest? That's a question that thrums through a breathtaking exhibition, newly opened...
  • '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...
  • Planning your trip to Napa Valley

    Planning this trip THE BEST WAY From LAX to San Francisco, American, United, Southwest and Virgin America have nonstop service. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $128. To Oakland, Southwest, United and Delta have nonstop service. Restricted round-...
  • Denim is Dona Granata's canvas

    Denim is Dona Granata's canvas
    FOR AS long as she can remember, Dona Granata has been fascinated by costumes, whether it be the theatrical attire of the stage or the opulent movie fashions of Hollywood's Golden Age. "It's always appealed to me," she says. "Part of it is a fantasy-...
  • City of 'Sisterly' Love

    Hey there Central Pennsylvanians! Did you know Philadelphia is only an hour train ride and a 15 dollar ticket away? My sister, Colleen lives in South Carolina, but she was in Philadelphia for business, so Saturday I hopped the train in Lancaster and an...
  • Frances L. Brody dies at 93; philanthropist, arts advocate and collector

    Frances L. Brody dies at 93; philanthropist, arts advocate and collector
    Frances Lasker Brody, a philanthropist, arts advocate and collector who influenced the development of Los Angeles' cultural life as a founding benefactor of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and later as a guiding patron of the Huntington Library,...
  • Museum of art lights up downtown Tampa

    Museum of art lights up downtown Tampa
    TAMPA -- The $32.8 million Tampa Museum of Art, which opened to the public Feb. 6, rises on the historic banks of the Hillsborough River across from a Moorish, late-19th century, minaret-topped University of Tampa building that once served as headquarters...
  • Fantastical journey in St. Petersburg

    It is 260 steps up from the entrance of the massive St. Isaac's Cathedral in the heart of St. Petersburg to the colonnade that encircles the base of the dome. I climbed slowly and counted. It was winter, and the stone staircase was slick with ice,...