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  • Google creates still-life artwork to honor Paul Cézanne's birthday

     
    Born on this day in 1839 in Aix-en-Provence, France, Paul Cézanne is most associated today with his vivid still-life paintings of fruit arranged on tabletops. The painter was born into a family that was relatively well to do -- his......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Dec. 9, 1940

     
    Dec. 9, 1940: Jimmie Fidler asks, “How can actors who are such nice people on the way up and on the way down, be such insufferable asses while they're on top?” Note to Times copy desk: That’s Frida Kahlo, not......
  • Artists illustrate Freud's 'Dreams'

     
    When Sigmund Freud's "The Interpretation of Dreams" was first published in 1899, he initially believed it a flop, that it had failed to make any impact. And it took nearly a decade before a second print run was required. The......
  • Google honors jazz great Dizzy Gillespie with doodle

     
    Those yellow circles on his face are the famous balloon cheeks that would inflate each time Dizzy Gillespie would put lips to trumpet. On Thursday, the jazz great became the latest cultural icon to be honored with a doodle on......
  • 'America's Next Top Model' recap: Eels and pearls

     
    It’s official: No ‘Top Model’ challenge is complete without the possibility of a contestant vomiting from fear or nausea. This week’s episode offered one of the most impossible-sounding photo shoots yet, and that was only in the fir...
  • Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to be reunited on Mexican bill

     
    Critics interviewed by Milenio disagreed with the use of the artists' images for differing reasons. Historian Alejandro Rosas Robles said the Nobel Prize-winning writer Octavio Paz is a more worthy of appearing on the note because his work speaks more...
  • Monster Mash: Titian masterpiece believed damaged; expert changes mind on alleged Ansel Adams negatives

     
    -- Waterlogged: "David and Goliath," a painting by the Renaissance artist Titian, is believed to have sustained damage after firefighters sprayed water at a Venice basilica. (Agence France-Presse) -- Changing his mind: An expert says he made a mistake...
  • The Dry Garden: A skeptic's view of vertical gardens

     
    They say you catch more flies with honey than vinegar, but I’ve never wanted to catch flies. Moreover, as borrowed phrases go, I far prefer, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, sit by me.” And so, I issued an invitation: If you...
  • A greatest hits collection of the great 20th century muralists

     
    The problem with murals is that they tend to stay put, like the mountain Muhammad had to go to in the old proverb because it wasn't about to come to him. Gregorio Luke has long offered a solution to Southern......
  • A new executive director for the San Diego Museum of Art

     
    Roxana Velásquez Martínez del Campo has been named executive director of the San Diego Museum of Art, the museum's board of trustees announced Friday. Velásquez, who will assume her new duties in the fall, is the director of the Museo......
  • Monster Mash: David Sefton leaves UCLA Live; Seattle Art Museum cuts back; ballet star part of failed coup

     
    --Calling it quits: David Sefton has resigned after nearly a decade as executive and artistic director of the UCLA Live performing arts series, saying he was responding to "a major rethinking and restructuring" by his bosses, brought on by the......