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Pasadena Museum of California Art

She Was an Artist, She Was a Nun, She is Sister Corita Kent

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Have you ever fantasized about taking a time machine back to the 1960s? Are you old enough to remember this hippie era of Flower Children? Boy, do I have a treat for you. Let's go for a short ride to Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Jim Morphesis: 'Wounds of Existence' at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

John Seed | Posted 06.06.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Based on themes inspired by the Greek Orthodox faith and the paintings of Old Masters, Morphesis' works of the past four decades communicate the artist's ideas about both human vulnerability and transcendence.

Jim Morphesis 'Wounds of Existence': Art Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The seriousness and profundity of this inquiry is what sets Morphesis's work apart from that of many of his contemporaries. In a culture that often seems content to skirt the surface of those things that affect our inner lives, I find his work to be not only emotionally provocative and intellectually engaging, but also remarkably courageous.

This Weekend, Let's Make Art Like Nun Artist Corita Kent

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts

Corita Kent, the ex-nun-turned-artist who rose to fame in the 1960s, used graphic design and poster art to protest the Vietnam War and advocate for Am...

"Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism from California Collections," Pasadena Museum of California Art

James Scarborough | Posted 12.06.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

Just like traveling home for the holidays: you see old friends, you run into ones you had forgotten about, and you get introduced to some new ones. Th...

California, Here We Come!

Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts

The term California Scene Painting was popularized by iconic Los Angeles art critic Arthur Millier to describe representational artworks of the early ...

Scarlet Woman

Scott Hobbs | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Hobbs

Cameron Parsons art, on display at long last at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, is the pinnacle of a unique, otherworldly and deeply occult character whose life and works merit broader appeal and greater attention.

PLAN ForYourArt: May 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Getting Upper charges twenty-six designers with re-imagining a letter from the alphabet, using the illegibility and deconstructive nature of graffiti as their starting point.

Video Art -- A Renewed Channel of Artistic Expression: This Artweek.LA (March 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Six Los Angeles Artists Reveal Their Desires In Pasadena

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Gajin Fujita, David Grant, Iva Gueorguieva, Tom Knechtel, Monica Majoli, and Linda Stark WHAT: Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists curated by Shirla...

Street Style: The California Design Biennial Opening (PHOTOS)

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

"It's been fun to watch the fashion," said a woman named Sandy, one of the many guests at the opening of the California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Plan ForYourArt: July 16-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

PLAN ForYourArt, February 11-14

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.