An exhaustive archive of literary hero and icon of LGBT rights Oscar Wilde is growing at UCLA's William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
The puppetry of Janie Geiser brings together a lot of different media elements to create experiences that are themselves between worlds.
The premiere episode of Artbound Season 5, featuring an exciting collaboration with MOCAtv, debuts Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m. PST.
Danielle Eubank's gets closer to her goal of painting all the world's oceans as she prepares to leave for a month-long voyage to the Arctic Circle north of Norway.
An exhaustive archive of literary hero and icon of LGBT rights Oscar Wilde is growing at UCLA's William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
A new pop-up show will survey British street artist D*Face's quick assent from an unknown designer to an internationally recognized artist.
The fifth season premiere of Artbound features an exciting collaboration with MOCAtv.
Marc Trujillo paints members-only wholesale clubs, discount retailers and fast-food eateries that that dominate the country's urban landscape.
James Cuno, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, speaks with artist John Currin about how traditional portraiture influenced Currin's modern interpretation of the form.
"The Machine Project's Field Guide to the Gamble House" features over 50 artworks, performances, workshops, and interventions, scattered throughout the iconic home.
Iconic bandleader/composer/arranger/educator Gerald Wilson, who passed away last month at the age of 96, was a fixture on the Central Avenue scene in Los Angeles.
Marc Trujillo paints members-only wholesale clubs, discount retailers and fast-food eateries that that dominate the country's urban landscape.
MOCA Director Philippe Vergne discusses Mike Kelley and the future of MOCA and the arts in Los Angeles.
TJ in China Project Space connects Baja artists looking to become more connected with the international art world limelight.
To commemorate KCET's 50th anniversary, Artbound dives into the vaults to uncover groundbreaking arts programming that aired during the 1980s and 1990s.
Iconic bandleader/composer/arranger/educator Gerald Wilson, who passed away last month at the age of 96, was a fixture on the Central Avenue scene in Los Angeles.
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    From Baja to Beijing: TJ in China's Intercontinental Connection
    From Baja to Beijing: TJ in China's Intercontinental Connection
    TJ in China Project Space connects Baja artists looking to become more connected with the international art world limelight.
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    The Un-Private Collection: John Currin and James Cuno
    The Un-Private Collection: John Currin and James Cuno
    James Cuno, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, speaks with artist John Currin about how traditional portraiture influenced Currin's modern interpretation of the form.
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    The Persians: Performing Aeschylus' Tragedy Today
    The Persians: Performing Aeschylus' Tragedy Today
    The ancient Greek drama "Persians," staged at the Getty Villa's amphitheatre through Sept. 27, resonates with today's audiences tuned to the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.
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    Painter John Currin Comes to the West Coast
    Painter John Currin Comes to the West Coast
    John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
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    Artists and writers in Santa Barbara acknowledge a shared common cultural history of a not-so-distant past where California and the West were ruled by others.
    The distance from the main urban hubs has afforded SLO the capacity to retain, preserve and celebrate its agrarian Mexican and Spanish past and allowed its cities and towns to grow at a sustainable rate.
    The cultural ecology of Riverside County is as diverse as its geography.
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