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California Dreaming at Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

"California Dreaming" at Paul Loya Gallery, is as refreshing as its title and the swimming pool pictured on its postcard seem to imply.

Dean Kessmann, H.W. Janson and 'A Layered History of Art'

Julie Chae | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Julie Chae

Historians of art attempt to tell the story of our past by studying the cultural remnants left behind. It is usually impossible to recover a complete, irrefutable picture of what happened -- facts and stories lost with the passage of time are difficult to retrieve, requiring painstaking research in archives or slow, careful excavation.

Victoria Dailey on 'Tea and Morphine' at the Hammer Museum

John Seed | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
John Seed

If you were to ask writer, independent curator and antiquarian bookseller Victoria Dailey "What is the most shocking image of the late 19th century?" her answer would likely surprise you.

Failing, Again

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Jasper Johns works on etching plates in a Paris studio, April 1978. Photograph courtesy Associated Press. I took a walking meditation workshop last...

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Balance a Full-Time Job, Kids and Your Own Art?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Successfully balancing a full-time job, kids and your art is all about various forms of sacrifice. This balance is a work in progress. I allocate my time and concentration so that each pursuit essentially takes turns being compromised.

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

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

By-Product Becomes Product: An Alternative to MDF Board

Danielle Siembieda-Gribben | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
Danielle Siembieda-Gribben

In order for cost and supply to keep up with the demand artists often use cheap and accessible materials such plywood, particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). What these products don't tell you are the makeup of MDF board is toxic.

J-Pop Printmaking With Mesa Arts Center's David Manje

La Carmina | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
La Carmina

Printmaking has come a long way since Hokusai's "Great Wave." At Mesa Arts Center (MAC) in Arizona, I rolled acid paint onto stencils and cranked out anime-pop prints.

Surviving Sandy: When Art Lifts Spirits and Serves the Community

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The discussion this day though was what had happened following the storm. There was talk of the difficulties faced in doing business and troubles with cell phone coverage; but mostly about the damage the storm had done to "art."

The Information Dirt Road

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I'd like to take a page, pun intended, from the Slow Movement and suggest "Slow Information," the ongoing inheritance of the 15th C. technology of Gutenberg. It's still going on, and not just at Colonial Williamsburg.

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of painter and printmaker Edward Hopper. The artist who created "Nighthawks," one of the most recognizable American paintings, w...

Ctrl+P: New Directions in Printmaking

Liz Markus | Posted 09.19.2012 | Arts
Liz Markus

Installation view of Ctrl+P, artist: Marie Lorenz. Courtesy Arlington Arts Center (Photo: Greg Staley) There is a great show that opened recently ju...

Printmaking For Migrant Rights

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 06.01.2012 | Latino Voices

The Oakland, California-based artist, Favianna Rodriguez, firmly believes that printmaking is a natural partner to immigrant rights activism. "Part...

The Cult of Beauty

Terence Clarke | Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts
Terence Clarke

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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge

Jane Chafin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

2012-02-01-Screenshot20120201at4.57.27PM.jpgThis catalog delivers a fascinating look at the scientific technology of the sixteenth century and the celebrated artists who participated in it.

PHOTOS: 'Physical, Psychological And Imaginary' Art In Seattle

Posted 11.25.2011 | Arts

James Harris Gallery in Seattle is currently showing two exhibitions that draw deeply from our sometimes faulty perception; between paintings by Sarah...

Bonny Lhotka's Digital Alchemy: Unique Recipes for Digital Print Editions

Max Eternity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Eternity

Last year, Lhotka exhibited her unique form of digital and mixed-media prints at Denver's Walker Fine Art in a group show and this year will exhibit solo there in an exhibit entitled Horizons.

Normandy: Rare Prints Exhibited at Caen

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

If you read my earlier post, "Normandy: Birthplace of Impressionism Celebrated this Summer" you know that the entire Normandy region of France is pay...

Normandy: Birthplace of Impressionism Celebrated this Summer

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

This summer, in a festival entitled Normandie Impressionniste, the entire Normandy region is paying homage to the artists who lived and worked here, and to the artists and places that inspired them.