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  • reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky

     
    John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including...
  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
  • Turning beer coasters into works of art

    Turning beer coasters into works of art
    A new exhibit at Hollywood’s La Luz de Jesus Gallery, curated by the people behind L.A. Beer Week, showcases more than 400 works that began life as four-inch coasters before dozens of featured artists transformed them into a kaleidoscope of...
  • New Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Sunset at Montmajour' surfaces

    New Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Sunset at Montmajour' surfaces
    A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. "Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the...
  • Rochus Misch dies at 96; Hitler's bodyguard was unrepentant

    Rochus Misch dies at 96; Hitler's bodyguard was unrepentant
    Rochus Misch never expressed regret over his wartime service or doubts about the man he and his comrades called "the boss." Misch was Adolf Hitler's bodyguard, messenger and telephone operator. He had tea and cookies with Hitler's sister in Vienna. He...
  • Lead paint: All over but the lawsuits

    As if California and its municipalities were not already making life difficult for businesses and taxpayers, the Golden State's courts could pile on too. On July 15, a trial began in San Jose, in which seven California counties (Santa Clara, Alameda,...
  • U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase

    U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The British government is once more trying to frustrate a major art purchase by the J. Paul Getty Museum, this time “Rembrandt Laughing,” a self-portrait from around 1628 in which...
  • It's Rembrandt's birthday; Google Doodle spotlights artist's self-portrait

    It's Rembrandt's birthday; Google Doodle spotlights artist's self-portrait
    Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn was born on this day in 1606 in Leiden in what is now the Netherlands. A prolific artist, he created many self-portraits during his career -- one of which serves as the inspiration for Monday's Google Doodle birthday...
  • Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit

    Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit
    The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes yarn bombing (or graffiti...
  • Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction

    Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction
    A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
  • Google Art Project inspires British artist's blurry art series

    Google Art Project inspires British artist's blurry art series
    British artist Phil Thompson took a page -- or screenshot -- from Google Art Project, which allows art fans views of prized paintings at museums from around the world. Thompson's series, called "Copyrights," plays on Google's images that must be...