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Diamond Ring or David Hockney Book?

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So my friends, we are in the midst of the holiday season, which means that we are looking for special gifts for our family and friends. My favorite pl...

'British Invasion' At The Museum Of Art And History, Lancaster

John Seed | Posted 11.21.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Artist David Hockney is both the guiding spirit and social connector behind a smartly engaging exhibition, British Invasion, now on view at MOAH: The ...

What to expect during November's auction season

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

In New York, there are specialty art auctions throughout the year, but all eyes are on the day and evening sales in November and May that bring out t...

An Art Party Hop Wrap Up!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

The Los Angeles art scene is booming! As an arts writer, each weekend I attempt to see as many exhibitions as possible.

In L. A., a Wright House at Auction

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

A house with a one-of-a-kind pedigree will soon hit the auction block in Los Angeles. Built in 1939 -- the same year as Fallingwater -- it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, its construction supervised by a young John Lautner.

David Hockney Interview : Review of Painting and Photography at L.A Louver

Lita Barrie | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
Lita Barrie

David Hockney is a fearless innovator who is always ahead of the curve, experimenting with the latest technologies to discover new ways of making images.

Artist Susan Sweet Talks About Painting And Living In Rural Nova Scotia

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.11.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Perhaps it was inevitable that I would eventually end up interviewing family - as I am not the lone artist in our bloodline. So, as a photography and arts blogger, it made sense to corner my aunt, painter Susan Sweet, and try to squeeze a little more than an artist statement out of her. Here is my attempt.

7 Things You Never Knew About Christopher Isherwood

Chris Freeman | Posted 05.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Freeman

Christopher Isherwood (1904-86) was an Anglo-American writer whose novels, memoirs, plays, and diaries span the 20th century, from his modernist beginnings in the late 1920s to his pathbreaking memoirs of the 1970s.

First Nighter: Stravinsky's 'Rake's Progress' Back at the Met

David Finkle | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Jonathan Miller's 1997 production of The Rake's Progress, revived at the Metropolitan Opera House for the first time since 2003, and around for only two additional performances, eschews the look.

Groupthink: The Best Group Exhibitions From Beirut to Beijing

MutualArt | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As we mark the start of the 2015 season, we've collected some of the most outstanding group exhibitions currently on view around the world, from Beirut to Beijing.

Hockney: ‘When I’m working, I feel like Picasso'

The Guardian | Tim Lewis | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts

David Hockney wants to tell you a joke. A man goes to a doctor and informs him that he wants to live the longest life possible – what should he do? ...

London To Los Angeles: Emigration Tales

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

What could go wrong? I had a work visa, a job at a digital agency, a studio apartment, which looked very nice in the pictures I'd seen online. It was true, I only knew one person -- but he was a Hollywood agent, so that was a good start.

Hindsight Is 20/20

George Heymont | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

With choreography by Paloma McGregor, The House that Will Not Stand is the kind of magical theatrical experience that seems wonderfully old-fashioned.

Movie Review: Tim's Vermeer

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Penn and Teller's Tim's Vermeer is like a cinematic magic trick, one that unveils itself over the course of roughly 90 minutes -- and encompasses the years it took Tim Jenison to work the illusion. Except it's not an illusion.

Hurray to Pope Francis and MOCA Trustees

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

First of all, a belated Happy New Year to you, my friends. May I ask what is on your list of New Years' resolutions? Oh, never mind your waistline. Wh...

Some Like It Raw

George Heymont | Posted 03.01.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

It's easy to reach a point where one no longer wishes to attend performances of The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, Handel's Messiah, or Hansel and Gretel because repetition has dulled the thrill.

Singing, Dancing, and a Little Bit of Forest Hopping

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

And how was your holiday, my friends? Usually, I would do anything to avoid being on the road at this time of year. Sure enough, my short trip to Pomo...

Bacon, Freud, and a Painting of Two Old Masters

David Galenson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

In an era dominated by facile, superficial, precocious conceptual artists, Bacon and Freud were not young geniuses, but wise old masters, whose work gained in depth and power as they grew older, as they spent hundreds of hours making and reworking each canvas.

Beyond the Fringe

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Nicholas Moore's art is campy, surprising, lucid, fussy, symbolistic, and sincere. At times impulsive, sometimes reactive, British native Moore manages all of the above by letting his instincts guide him.

Happy Birthday, David Hockney!

Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

In honor of David Hockney's 76th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. David Hockn...

The Phoenix Rises

Lin Evola | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

In 1969 I came to visit a place that would become my home. My whole generation fell in love with this city by the sea. We pushed every limit, made many mistakes, opened Pandora's Box never to have it closed again -- for good and for bad.

David Hockney's Pricey Pyramids Head To Auction For First Time

Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts

We all have treasured mementos from our early trips abroad, but in the case of British artist David Hockey, his token of vacations past is a surreal p...

PHOTOS: Hockney And Twombly In The Vermont Woods

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I am not really a "nature girl," so promises of fly fishing lessons and campfires in the Vermont woods did not entice. But to the woods I went -- and I was absolutely floored.

A Most Magical New Flute

George Heymont | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

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Art Cars On Display In London

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London may be closing its doors during the Olympics to accomodate beach volleyball proceedings, but that doesn't...