The Arts

Naked Ladies Run Amok in Microsoft Paint Oil Paintings - Creators

Growing up in Belgrade, there was only one computer in Maja Djordjevic's entire apartment building. But she still has vivid memories of playing on the computer as a child. She and all the other kids in her building would pour into a neighbor's apartment and spend hours sketching and doodling in …

Painting

Meet Susie Ray: copyist of the art world's greatest paintings

Walk down the corridor into artist Susie Ray’s sea-view studio on the Cornish coast and you’ll pass a number of empty frames hanging on the walls, between smiling photographs of her two daughters.<p>As one of the pioneers of the copyist art movement, able to reproduce the richness of a Monet as easily …

Painting

Hauntingly Beautiful Ophelia Paintings Seduce You From Beneath the Water’s Surface - Creators

Through a liquid lens, gorgeous flower-wreathed females gasp for air from below the water's surface. Their hands and spindly limbs cling to bright and exotic floral arrangements as their bodies are ravished by lapping waves. Kari-Lise Alexander's sublimely saturated paintings, part of a series …

Painting

A Quadriplegic Painter Created An Artist Paradise For Artists With Disabilities | #50StatesofArt - Creators

William Flewellen Heard discovered his passion in painting. So he founded an arts center to share the joy of creative expression. Our Artworks is a community arts center in Tupelo, Mississippi, where people with disabilities can create and practice art. Founded by Heard in 2006 and funded by a …

Painting

Bausch, Forsythe, Van Manen review – a company awakening

Sadler’s Wells, London English National Ballet’s latest triple bill offers a chance for company dancers to shine. Some hesitate, but others seize their moment<p>In the five years since she was made artistic director of English National Ballet, Tamara Rojo has remade the company, introducing …

Ballet

Jay Chandrasekhar Of 'Super Troopers' On His Memoir 'Mustache Shenanigans'

Jay Chandrasekhar of <i>Super Troopers</i> fame talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his new memoir about how he made it in Hollywood. The book is called <i>Mustache Shenanigans</i>.

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Famed sculptor Dale Chihuly heading to Catalina Island

Famed glass artist and sculptor Dale Chihuly is taking his work off the mainland for his next major exhibition called “Chihuly at the Catalina Island …

Museums of Fine Arts

The Garden Rose: Free Printable Sketches for Do-It-Yourself Coloring and Painting

The Garden Rose: Free Printable Sketches for Do-It-Yourself Coloring and Painting<p>Print a free sketch of a rose blossoming in a backyard garden. …

Painting

Landscape photographer lets imagination color his world

Brendan Pattengale started out wanting to be a commercial fashion photographer, but the draw of nature was too powerful to resist.<p>Every summer he’d join his parents, avid backpackers, in the Eastern Sierra backcountry, and he has hiked with a brother from Bishop to Mt. Whitney. But it was a trip to …

Photography

Art dealer knocks ‘phony’ King David sculpture displayed in the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is playing head games with an antique dealer who claims its 12th-century sculpture of King David’s noggin is a …

Art Galleries

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends review – hello, not goodbye

National Portrait Gallery, London This show of portraits – or are they? – by the late painter is as noisy as it is contemplative. And, always, a dancing blaze of colour<p>The National Portrait Gallery’s new Howard Hodgkin show borrows its title from <i>Absent Friends</i>, a picture (2000-1) in which broad …

Art

Corey Helford Gallery Dons the First US Exhibition of Okuda San Miguel Art !

Using intense psychedelic colors and geometric harmonies, <b>Okuda San Miguel art</b> seems to open a portal to different worlds. Blending rainbow geometric …

Painting

From the Archives: Reagan's final salute

As the commander in chief's tenure drew to an end, the military was particularly affected. Reagan, popular with the public in general, is particularly beloved by the military, which has benefited from the huge defense buildup during his tenure.<p>"You have made patriotism fashionable again and serving …

Essay: In Mississippi, Art = Community | #50StatesofArt - Creators

I have had long talks over tallboys with musicians in the Delta. I have worked with artists on the Gulf Coast to paint buildings lost to Katrina. In Jackson, I have cleaned abandoned warehouse after warehouse alongside other artists to make way for studios. For years I have seen committed …

Art

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds Funeral Features Dancing, Droids and a Standing Ovation

The tears flowed early on as Hollywood luminaries gathered at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burbank to remember the late Carrie Fisher and Debbie …

Performing Arts

English National Ballet: a thrilling, pulsing dance on the wild side - Pina Bausch/Forsythe/Van Manen, review

Not seen in the UK since 2008, Pina Bausch’s astonishing Rite of Spring, a savage interpretation of Stravinsky’s work in which pagan rituals culminate in the death of a sacrificial victim, puts the spotlight on Tamara Rojo’s English National Ballet – a company going from strength to strength.<p>The …

Ballet

The First Commandment; Madama Butterfly review – child's play at the opera

St John’s Smith Square; Royal Opera House, London A rare performance of 11-year-old Mozart’s The First Commandment works a treat. And Ermonela Jaho triumphs in Madama Butterfly<p>Whatever preconceptions you might have about an opera by an 11-year-old, even if the wonder child in question is Mozart, <b>The</b> …

Opera

Tony Award winners 'Fun Home,' 'The Humans' and 'The King and I' in ATTPAC's 5-show Broadway series | Theater

<i>Bright Star</i>, a 2016 Tony Award nominee for best musical that Oak Cliff native Edie Brickell wrote with film star and musician Steve Martin, shares …

Performing Arts

Rancho Camulos | Edwin Carewe's 'Ramona' (1928) in The Picture Show Annual 1929

Full-page photo spread on Edwin Carewe's "Ramona" (1928), page 65 of "The Picture Show Annual 1929."<p>"The Picture Show Annual 1929" was a hardbound …

Los Angeles

New Collection of Richard J. Oliver Paintings On Display at Corey Helford

Soulful and engaging in a unique and timeless way, the <b>Richard J. Oliver paintings</b> from his new collection <i>Immersion</i> show <b>the suffering of children left</b> …

Painting

Kendall Jenner Is a Human Paintbrush as She Jokingly Recreates Four Iconic Pieces of Performance Art

And she’s got a great sense of humor, too! <b>Kendall Jenner</b> jokingly recreated four iconic pieces of performance art in a fun video for <i>W</i> magazine …

Kendall Jenner

Paintings

These paintings are original, one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Each is painted on quality canvas or wood panel and ready to hang or frame. If you are …

Painting

Sara Bareilles prepares for Broadway debut in ‘Waitress’: ‘It is nerve-racking and complete exhilarating’ [WATCH]

“It is nerve-racking and completely exhilarating,” says <b>Sara Bareilles</b>, who is about to make her Broadway acting debut on March 31 in “Waitress,” …

Performing Arts

OFF TO VENTURA. — Los Angeles Herald 8 September 1893 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

This article has been automatically clipped from the Los Angeles Herald, organised into a single column, then optimised for display on your computer …

Los Angeles

Dallas' Edie Brickell talks about her Broadway baby, 'Bright Star,' coming to the Winspear | Theater

<i>Bright Star</i> is coming to Edie Brickell's hometown, to make its debut as part of AT&T Performing Arts Center's Broadway series.<p>No one is more excited …

Performing Arts

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How do you make an electrical cable when you’re way the hell away from anywhere and don’t have most of the standard equipment? Here’s one way, shown …

Humor

Come From Away: A Broadway Theatre Review By Dr. Lloyd Sederer

<b>A Broadway Review by Dr. Lloyd Sederer</b><p>Human kindness seems in far too short supply in recent months.<p>We are amidst a national con, perpetrated by a select and vainglorious group of elected officials in the White House and Congress …

Art

Down at the county jail, they're praying for Posh. At a Wisconsin seminary too

In last week’s sermon, we discussed how I’d fallen out of bed, banged my head on the Old Testament and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, before landing on the carpet that the 300-pound beagle had ruined over the years. It was like landing in Dante’s Seventh Circle.<p>I was OK, bounced right …

Essential Arts & Culture: What L.A. loses if we lose the NEA; starchitecture in Hamburg; Kerry James Marshall at MOCA

A deeper look at what cutting the National Endowment for the Arts means to U.S. culture. The exhilarating paintings of Kerry James Marshall. And the latest building by Herzog & de Meuron. I’m <b>Carolina A. Miranda</b>, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s most essential arts stories (and …

Los Angeles

New poster for Demetri Martin’s award-winning comedy Dean

Last month we brought you a trailer for <b>Dean</b> [watch it here], and now a poster has arrived online for writer-director Demetri Martin’s award-winning …

Entertainment