| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The modern art of the 20th Century didn't arrive fully formed without antecedents. In the case of the Art Deco movement of the 1920s, the style drew on the geometry, sleekness and minimalism of classicism. While Deco may have had a primary stronghold in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:18 PM
For a certain brand of young musician, a revolution came in the form of a movie called “Drive.” The stylish 2011 thriller starring Ryan Gosling wasn't a huge hit, but its brooding, '80s-inspired electronic score touched a nerve with a new...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
If you should wander into the Boone Art Gallery at Pasadena City College, you'll see a grouping of large paintings that, at first glance, could be the work of a child. So simple are the spare arrangements of different colored circles and ovals in the show...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If you've ever snoozed through art history classes, you probably heard a lot about the Italian Renaissance. The lectures in those courses often give the impression that something in the national Italian character, coupled with the rise of a prosperous...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Autry Museum's three-part La Cena Salon series concludes September 18 with tapas, booze and a quintet of Latino artists riffing about Los Angeles' urban landscape and its effect on their work.
The curators of the event were smart to choose feminist...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A bright, new “Glendale Police Department” sign that is displayed outside the Montrose substation makes the substation hard to miss.
The new sign and front window decals were just some of the renovations completed to the exterior of the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:28 PM
When it comes to art openings, Southern California audiences have a shared experience. It usually involves driving a fair distance and arriving at the exhibition space with an attendant amount of stress. Once inside, a visitor is often greeted by steely-...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:28 PM
An affordable housing complex for artists took a key step forward Tuesday as city leaders approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the project's developer, but City Council members called for some tweaks to the so-called Glendale Arts Colony as it...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The storage units look like arcade graveyards. The machines are unplugged, lined up against the wall and the marquees that once flashed, inviting people to play Ms. Pacman or Galaga, now look more like gravestone inscriptions, dusty and scratched.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A program that brought art to vacant storefronts in downtown Glendale may be expanded to other areas in the city — and it may get a new operator.
The program began in 2010 as a way to brighten the empty windows that multiplied as the recession...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The scorched landscape, burned bare of any signs of life, stretched over 250 square miles. Nothing but charred land dotted with remnants of burnt trees could be seen. The devastated terrain was the result of the Station fire, Los Angeles County's largest-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:53 AM
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As the state moves to liquidate the assets of dismantled community redevelopment agencies, Glendale officials are looking to put some storefronts in the Exchange and other city-owned properties up for...