| Feb 5, 2012
Over more than a century, Dorothea Tanning collided and consorted with artistic titans of the 20th century who included Pablo Picasso, John Cage and Joseph Cornell. She designed sets for George Balanchine ballets, played romantic matchmaker for poet Andre...
| May 27, 2011
Reporting from Mexico City -- She painted eerie rituals with cloaked figures in forests, dancing deer with trees growing from their backs, and breathing buildings that shot planets and stars.
Leonora Carrington, a leading figure of the Surrealist...
| Jul 1, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) A presentation that shows how math and art collide: Museum of Mathematics at Baruch College; 2) 106.7 Lite FM presents Broadway in Bryant Park. (various broadway...
| Sep 19, 2008
"You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth" -- or so say the titles of Simmons and Burke's extravagant sound and image collages at Kim Light/LightBox. But would you want to, if this is what it looked like and sounded like, if this is how it made you feel?...
| Jul 9, 2008
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired a collection of Oceanic art considered to be one of the most significant private collections of its kind assembled in the 20th century.
The acquisition, announced Tuesday by the museum, comprises 46...
| Jun 20, 2008
There's painting, sculpture and a bunch of short plays. Also a bar, fair trade chocolate and a big bowl of Chex Mix. Now playing at Art Share L.A., "A Thousand Words" is an inviting, if erratic, conversation between nine writers and nine downtown artists....
| Jan 30, 2009
Founded by John and Dominique de Menil in 1986, the Menil Collection contains approximately 15,000 paintings, sculptures, photos and books, including works by Jackson Pollock, Max Ernst, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. The museum, located near the...
| May 10, 2009
The Art Institute of Chicago is opening its Modern Wing to showcase the visual splendors of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Without getting into a debate about when "modern art" began or ended, let's wing it with these 10 facts about art since 1900: