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Jackson Pollock

Frank Lobdell: "Nothing Worth Anything Is Easy"

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed


From the Palettes of Babes: Four Prodigious Child Artists to Watch

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

On Thursday, the New York Times dared to ask a question that has been plaguing moms for years: what do you do when your children's artistic output out...

Arman and the Art of the Object

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

The career of Nouveau Realiste Arman is much less familiar than that of of Yves Klein. But his exhibition presents a fascinating portrait of an important conceptual artist.

The Art of Visual Improvisation: Interview With Adam CK Vollick

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A few years back, I was introduced to a visual artist named Adam CK Vollick, who was filming the recording of an album. And it was unlike anything I had seen before.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Densities, Line, Shape, And Object On View In Los Angeles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Philippa Blair, Ran Harari, Tom Jenkins, Joel King, John White, and Jae Hwa Yoo WHAT: Densities: Line Becoming Shape, Shape Becoming Object ...

ART OF WAR: Modern Art Used As Weapon By CIA During Cold War

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern a...

There's a Lot of Backbiting Among Artists

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Jealousy and envy are part of the art world, because of the uneven and sometimes unfair way that the art world hands out its favors.

Reunion -- "Abstract Expressionist New York" Opens @ MoMA

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

Abstract Expressionism redirected the course of art history to an extent unequalled since the Impressionists gathered in Paris in the 1860's.

Marlena Donohue: A New View of the Artist's Touch

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Technology has married art in a raucous wedding where odd bedfellows will never quite 'get' each other and never quit each other either.

Swim Week Miami: Most Sink, Trina Turk Rises (VIDEO)

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Cohen

Inspired by the glitz and glam of Acapulco in the 70's, Ms. Turk's plunging halter-top suits, flowy maxi dresses and bejeweled bikinis in bright and bold prints were alive and sophisticated.

I See Dead Artists

Liz Markus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Liz Markus

Am I the only one or do other artists "invite" the souls of dead artists to hang with them in the studio?

Is an Artist Only Appreciated After He Dies?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Grant

The concept of the starving artist whose death gives his or her works new life is more mystique than truth.

The Whitney Biennial Goes Raw

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Geana

If the Biennial is supposed to have its thumb on the pulse that is American culture, they have succeeded. I didn't like what I saw, either.

Is Art Important?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Instead of talking about reducing funds for the arts, we should make sure that as part of the country's recovery efforts, programs like the New Deal's Work Progress Administration, are resurrected.

Full Metal Racket: Consider This Ed Harris' Just Say No-No

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

During an impressive career in which he's played the good (The Right Stuff), the bad (Pollock) and the hideously ugly (A History of Violence), Ed Harris has no regrets.

Monterey Art Theft Of Pollock, Van Gogh Works "Smells Fishy," Say Authorities | Demian Bulwa, Chronicle Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was reported as one of the biggest fine art thefts in history - $80 million worth of paintings by Jackson Pollock, Vincent van Gogh and other maste...

Did Jackson Pollock Secretly Write His Name In His Mural? | Kate Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Among the reasons that people continue to be fascinated by Jackson Pollock's paintings is their Rorschach quality. Viewers have perceived many things ...

Now in Paris: Jackson Pollock and Shamanism

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

How odd that a museum in France, a country that is reluctant to accept new-age spirituality, is not only devoting space to Pollock as a mystic, but is encouraging the viewer to take the same mystical path.

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

It seems like the end of an era: Chicago's own art-collector and bon vivant Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman died last week at age 94.