| Jul 2, 2008
I'm no fan of public art museums exhibiting private collections. The negatives so far outweigh the positives that such shows hurt, rather than help, a museum's mission.
The latest example is "Los Angelenos/Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selections From the...
| Dec 12, 2007
| 11:44 AM
Regular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED)
Regular visitors to New York should bypass...
| Jan 2, 2008
As the Los Angeles Times editorial board wraps up its series on American Values in the 2008 presidential campaign, we've asked readers for their own endorsements and ideas on the campaign. The readers' response, ranging from calls for experience and...
| Oct 13, 2013
As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:58 AM
When the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach re-opens today after a two-week time out to get ready for the new season, the most immediate change will be found in the lobby, now home to a 770-square-foot mural by Brooklyn-based artist Mickalene Thomas....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Emily Graslie, the first chief curiosity correspondent at the Field Museum, has been furiously filing YouTube videos about precisely what goes on behind those grand doors. As Steve Johnson reported in the Tribune this week, the 24-year-old known for her...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:01 PM
With more than 100 architecture and design tomes to his name, including the recent "Green Architecture Now!" (Taschen, $39.99) and the boxed set, "100 Contemporary Green Buildings" (Taschen, $59.99), Philip Jodidio has illuminated some...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:38 PM
NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
An exhibit of artworks by George Henry Story (1835-1922), who is most famous for painting President Lincoln 12 times, is on view now at Wood Memorial Library and Museum, 783 Main St. in South Windsor.
The exhibit, called “A Lincoln Portrait,”...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Rock and roll culture is an oxymoron. The very definition of rock and roll is that it’s an uncultured, visceral art form – felt instinctually, not intellectually. So it’s no surprise that Allentown Art Museum’s new exhibit of...