Awkward Family Pet Photos
Mike Bender and Doug Chernack
Three Rivers Press, $15, paper
The guys who brought us "Awkward Family Photos" are back with an edition devoted to cruel and unusual punishment to animals. Sort of. It's not that we...
Thomas Kinkade, the self-styled "Painter of Light" who died Friday at 54, once said he worked to "create images that project a serene simplicity." But despite his astonishing commercial success with luminous seascapes and paintings...
"The past is never dead," Faulkner famously wrote in "Requiem for a Nun." "It's not even past" — and nothing demonstrates that maxim better than the discovery of a "new" painting by a revered, long-dead artist.
London's National Gallery and the Louvre Museum in Paris say they are planning to unite both versions of Leonardo da Vinci's "Virgin of the Rocks." A 19th century Polish painting that had been missing since World War II has been returned to Poland after being
National Endowment for the Humanities issues $40 million in grants, including $3.2 million to California museums, scholars and documentary filmmakers. Documentaries win the biggest grants; others sponsor seminars aimed to improve college and secondary school i
A nonprofit group in L.A. has apologized for pasting their campaign posters over one of the city's best known street murals; An art expert in Britain claims that a painting that was once dismissed as a Leonardo Da Vinci forgery is actually genuine
A man suspected of hiding artwork stolen from the Paris Museum of Modern Art last year claims that he threw the paintings into the garbage. A Brooklyn performance artist is planning to give birth in an art gallery.
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Gil Cates, the founder and producing director of the Geffen Playhouse, died on Monday at age 77. Protestors at Occupy LA have created art on two large wooden fences that the city has built to protect a historic fountain and memorial near City Hall.
The J. Paul Getty Museum said Wednesday it had no current interest in attempting to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's panel painting, "Christ as Salvator Mundi," one of just two of the 14 surviving portable paintings by the Renaissance artist not ...
The Old Globe's 2012 summer season will feature the West coast debut of "Divine Rivalry," Michael Kramer's new historical drama about Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, as well as the San Diego premiere of "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza. In addition, the c
Kirsten Dunst will join Mark Ruffalo and Billy Crudup in a screen adaptation of Adam Rapp's Pulitzer finalist play "Red Light Winter." The Intiman Theatre in Seattle is launching a $1 million fundraising campaign to revive its suspended operations.
The planned 2012 opening of the 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site could be delayed due to unexpected costs. A group of protesters held a rally outside the Getty Center this weekend concerning the museum's ongoing legal battle over a sacred Armenian te