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  • Vermeer's 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' coming to San Francisco

     
    Johannes Vermeer's `Girl With a Pearl Earring' will be one of 35 Dutch paintings seen next year in an exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. It's the first stop on a three-city American tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery...
  • Art meets books: Very cool and far away

     
    The intersection of art, books and printed matter will be the focus of exhibits coming up at New York's Museum of Modern Art....
  • George Harrison guitar collection explored in new iPad app

     
    New iPad app explores Beatle George Harrison's guitar collection. Users can take a virtual tour through the collection of instruments owned and played by George Harrison....
  • Art review: 'In Wonderland: Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists' at LACMA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States" at Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
  • San Francisco's Mexican Museum joins Smithsonian network

     
    San Francisco's Mexican Museum joins the Smithsonian Institution’s Affiliations program. The partnership allows the Mexican Museum access to the Smithsonian’s collection of more than 136 million artworks and artifacts....
  • Chinese New Year, Camellia Festival and more for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events, classes and exhibitions are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Jan. 30: Noted architect Frederick Fisher, whose recent projects include the Annenberg Community...
  • MOCA announces 2011 acquisitions

     
    MOCA is planning to announce today a gift of 122 works from collector Laurence Rickels and to release details on other 2011 acquisitions....
  • L.A. Memorial Coliseum criticized for lacking transparency

     
    Members of a California state board chastised the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Wednesday for not answering all their questions about a proposed deal to surrender day-to-day control of the stadium to USC. The criticism from the board of the California.......
  • Earliest known copy of the 'Mona Lisa' (re-)discovered in Spain

     
    The earliest known copy of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa, has been rediscovered in the vaults of the Prado Museum in Madrid. The copy has been authenticated as coming from Leonardo's workshop, probably painted by a pupil....
  • Oil-rich Qatar pays record $250 million for painting

     
    Paul Cezanne's "The Card Players" has sold to the oil-rich country of Qatar for a record $250 million....
  • Hollywood on display: Smithsonian honors Clint Eastwood

     
    Warner Bros. at the Smithsonian: The Smithsonian marked the opening of a new theater and exhibits Wednesday night by presenting Clint Eastwood the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal....