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  • Armin Hansen captures impression of a harsher reality

    Armin Hansen captures impression of a harsher reality
    The California painters of the early 20th century are often identified by a brand of sun-kissed Impressionism. This style is so strongly identified with our state that it’s not difficult to find contemporary California painters who work exclusively in this mode. For them, every image exists in a pristine landscape of pastel-hued, pre-industrial Eden. Which is one reason why the current Armin Hansen show at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is so bracing and sometimes compelling.
  • Partnerships fill in gaps in arts education

    The Glendale and Burbank school districts are among the majority of Los Angeles districts that partnered with more than 100 organizations to provide arts education in schools during the 2012-13 school year, which saw 71% of Burbank schools served by...

    Author William Hackman chronicles a culture of creativity

    Author William Hackman chronicles a culture of creativity
    When art critic Peter Plagens published “Sunshine Muse: Art on the West Coast, 1945-1970” in 1974, it was a long-needed history of California’s contribution to contemporary art. Though there were the inevitable gripes (“How could...

    Armenian Genocide commemoration events

    Armenian Genocide commemoration events
    In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 2015, a number of events will be held throughout the month to “remember the lives lost and to celebrate the accomplishments of those who survived,” according to...

    Public art series launches at Central Park

    Public art series launches at Central Park
    A new seating area at Central Park invites visitors to become part of a work of art. Made of several metal tables, chairs and other elements that require a close look to figure out what they are — such as the material used for the legs of the...