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Thomas Eakins

Surprise! Sports Halls of Fame Have Art Collections

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists may enjoy sports, and athletes may well appreciate art, but generally we don't tend to put the two together in the same thought. Perhaps we should.

Happy Birthday To A True American Realist

Posted 07.25.2013 | Arts

In honor of Thomas Eakins' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the birt...

Happy Birthday, Thomas Eakins!

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American Realist painter, photographer and sculptor Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins. The artist and arts educator would turn 168 i...

Sadness Just Below the Surface: This Artweek.LA (February 21-27)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Too Many Openings, Too Little Time: This Artweek.LA (February 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Hide/Seek and Don't Ask Don't Tell

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alison Teal

In today's Washington, we find ourselves looking to the Portrait Gallery for leadership, not our elected officials.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Manly Pursuits, The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Thomas Eakins WHAT: 'Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins' WHERE: LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 WHEN: July 25...

The Gross Clinic's Startling Restoration: Before-and-After Photos of Eakins' Masterpiece

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Thomas Eakins' celebrated "The Gross Clinic" has just been returned to public view on Saturday after a startlingly transformative restoration overseen by Mark Tucker.