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  • 'The Simpsons': A lesson in art forgery, with Max von Sydow

    'The Simpsons': A lesson in art forgery, with Max von Sydow
    "The Simpsons" on Fox took a trip into the art market on Sunday's new episode titled "The War of Art," which included a lesson in forgery delivered by actor Max von Sydow. Sunday's episode echoed a number of real-life art stories, including the case...
  • Artists prepare to shine at Open Call L.A. exhibition

    Artists prepare to shine at Open Call L.A. exhibition
    As he walked gingerly up a staircase in Barnsdall Park, John Cuevas balanced three card-table-size canvases on top of his head. Once he got to the top, he set down his paintings, let out a long exhale and snapped a picture of the long line that snaked out...
  • Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys

     Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys
    Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms. Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

     Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art
    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • REDCAT gala honors musician/philanthropist Herb Alpert

    REDCAT gala honors musician/philanthropist Herb Alpert
    The event: The REDCAT Gala, honoring musician and philanthropist Herb Alpert. REDCAT, a.k.a. the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, is downtown L.A.’s innovative, experimental arts venue for the California Institute of the Arts. The honoree:...
  • Frida Kahlo lovers, here's a chance to taste her cooking

    Frida Kahlo lovers, here's a chance to taste her cooking
    Frida Kahlo, the cult-figure Mexican artist whose collection of photographs will be shown in a new exhibit at Long Beach’s Museum of Latin American Art, was also a cook. And to celebrate the opening of the show, MOLAA has asked Luis Navarro,...
  • Artists return to MOCA board

    Artists return to MOCA board
    Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
  • Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art

    Yarn Bombing L.A. challenges ideas of street art
    The idea seemed crazy at first: More than 500 knitters from 25 countries, hunkered down in their far-flung corners of the world, feverishly crafting granny squares — 14,000 of them altogether. Then, on a bright morning last May, knitters here...
  • L.A. Chamber Orchestra to premiere Anna Clyne's 'Prince of Clouds'

     L.A. Chamber Orchestra to premiere Anna Clyne's 'Prince of Clouds'
    CHICAGO — When London-born Anna Clyne was 7, friends of her parents gave her family a piano with randomly missing keys. Undeterred, Clyne not only played that piano but by age 11 had written a few little songs for herself and a flute-playing friend....
  • Spring arts 2014: Pop music

    Spring arts 2014: Pop music
    Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years. Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...