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  • The Crowd: Tiffany hosts 'Blue Book Weekend'

    In celebration of "Pacific Standard Time," the regional art program showcasing Southern California's contribution to art from 1945 to 1980, Tiffany & Co. at South Coast Plaza, led by group director Michael Botsko, has joined forces with major arts...
  • The Crowd: Celebrating unique art for Orange County

    The Crowd: Celebrating unique art for Orange County
    "On Display in Orange County: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture," an exhibition of 20th and 21st century works commissioned over a half-century by Henry T. Segerstrom and then placed on public sites to enhance the cultural equation of Orange County at...
  • Treasure trove of work worthy of display

    In the art world, treasure can be defined as a trove of never-before seen artworks, journals written in the hand of the artist, and links to other great artists already on the art-world radar, all found in one cache. From one such find are 54 paintings...
  • Noguchi comes home

     Noguchi comes home
    Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s. Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
  • The Crowd: Artistic vision helps shape community

    A most significant contribution to the Orange County landscape by businessman-philanthropist Henry T. Segerstrom, that is also possibly the least recognized, is his artistic vision, and the elevated standard demanded by that vision. Last week in Laguna...
  • Skateboards inspire Skate Study House furniture

    Skateboards inspire Skate Study House furniture
    FOR Gil Le Bon De Lapointe, being a skateboarder was a steppingstone to becoming a furniture designer. "You spend a lot of time choosing and using your board -- checking the shape, the curves, the elasticity of the plywood," says De Lapointe, still an...
  • Treasures are drawn to academic sanctuaries

    As students rush to classes at USC, an outdoor artwork near Fisher Gallery invites them to slow down and think about a shameful chapter of U.S. history. Created by Jenny Holzer in 1999 and simply titled "Blacklist," the landscaped retreat recalls the...
  • Vladimir Kagan's first works in fiberglass premiere at Ralph Pucci showroom in West Hollywood

     
    Celebrated as one of the pioneers of midcentury biomorphic modernism -- objects based on living organisms -- Vladimir Kagan has long been a designer with a futurist streak. At 82, he is still hard at work, posts on Facebook and Twitter and even writes his...
  • Orange County's Philharmonic Society sets Dudamel, Japan festival for 2010-11 season

     
    A festival of Japanese arts and culture, plus appearances by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, are among the highlights of the Philharmonic Society's 2010-11 season in Orange County. The Society said today that the season will also...
  • The Deal: Herman Miller designs on sale at Room & Board through Dec. 13

     
    Fans of Noguchi, Eames and other midcentury designers take note: Room & Board is discounting all pieces manufactured by Herman Miller by 15% through Dec. 13. While that may not sound like much of a price cut these days, the reduction can translate into...
  • Monster Mash: Netrebko, Villazon in 'Boheme'; Germany, Egypt fight over Nefertiti; Kristin Scott Thomas out of 'Night Music'

     
    -- Powerhouses: Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón star in a movie version of Puccini's "La Bohème," which debuts on public television tonight. (KCET) -- Tug of war: German officials have ruled out returning a bust of Queen Nefertiti to Egypt,......
  • 'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim

    'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim
    The history of American art has missed the mark, says curator Alexandra Munroe. It has overlooked the profound and pervasive contribution of Asian philosophy and culture to the caldron, and the exhibition she has spent five years organizing, "The Third...