Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
To celebrate his 100th birthday, Harrison McIntosh -- who helped shape the postwar crafts movement in California -- looks back on how he began his career.
Pamela Littky photographed the townspeople and places of Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada, two towns that lay claim to the title "Gateway to Death Valley."
Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
As Armenian-born Vera Arutyunyan struggled to adapt to her new home in the Los Angeles, she turned to painting to express her innermost emotions.
Pamela Littky photographed the townspeople and places of Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada, two towns that lay claim to the title "Gateway to Death Valley."
Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
The 2014 AxS Festival in Pasadena, taking place over 16 days beginning Friday, September 19, is devoted to the intersection of art and science.
A new exhibition of Highland-based artist Clare Graham highlights his decades-long endeavor of collecting and artmaking from found materials.
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.
Artbound presents an hour-long special featuring short videos from MOCAtv.
With charcoal, watercolor, and washi paper, Stephanie Inagaki's "Pillars" is a celebration of the feminine divine portrayed through portraits.
The Arts Shrink walks through the second step of overcoming an artist crisis.
Rockhounding enthusiasts from around the world attend the annual Gem-O-Rama, a gem and mineral collecting extravaganza for the general public at Searles Dry Lake.
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    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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    Making Monsters with Miljohn Ruperto and Aimée de Jongh
    Making Monsters with Miljohn Ruperto and Aimée de Jongh
    The new exhibition "Mineral Monsters" features flickering animations of rocks that challenge normal stereo vision and experience.
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    Eye on the Street: The Visual Language of Daniel Gibson
    Eye on the Street: The Visual Language of Daniel Gibson
    L.A.-based artist's Daniel Gibson's artwork continues to be influenced by his upbringing in the remote deserts of Imperial Valley.
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