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  • Out-of-the-way museums offer hidden delights

    Sprinkled around Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood are some of the city's lesser-known museums.
  • Exploring culture, history, art along Tacoma's museum row

    Exploring culture, history, art along Tacoma's museum row
    TACOMA, Wash. - This may be the time to stop teasing Tacoma. The longtime home of the paper-mill-made "aroma" has blossomed into Seattle's cultural cousin to the south, with a museum district that just got a significant boost from the completion of the...

    Football and art collide at LACMA [Updated]

     
    Well-known for her documentary photography, Catherine Opie has turned her introspective lens to the all-American pastime of high school football in her most recent collection: "Catherine Opie: Figure and Landscape" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....

    The Shot: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight

     
    LACMA held its 14th annual Muse 'til Midnight event Saturday, serving up art, music, food and drink to celebrate two exhibitions, "Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins" and "Catherine Opie: Figure and Landscape." All photos by Robyn Von...

    Gay desire and American art

     
    In 1989, the private Corcoran Gallery of Art, battered by threats from Congress and worried about future federal grants, canceled an exhibition by photographer Robert Mapplethorpe that included male nudity and homosexual scenes. The banning made the...