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  • Route 66: The Autry makes its show on the road

    Route 66: The Autry makes its show on the road
    John Steinbeck called it "the mother road," the same stretch of highway the novelist sent his long-suffering Joad family hurtling west in "The Grapes of Wrath." Jack Kerouac knew the same strip of asphalt just as intimately, once writing that "the road is...
  • The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection

    The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection
    Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Yet...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • Brand Library exhibit captures artists' muse Joan Quinn

    Brand Library exhibit captures artists' muse Joan Quinn
    A new art exhibit in Glendale features images of Joan Agajanian Quinn, a close friend of icon Andy Warhol and the subject of portraits and other artwork by several famous artists. On Saturday, the Brand Library Art Galleries opened its exhibit "Joan...
  • Sound wall mural depicting life in the Foothills underway

    Sound wall mural depicting life in the Foothills underway
    Artist Miriam Balcazar has been hard at work on a porcelain tile mural on a sound wall between Indiana Avenue and Union Street along the south side of Curran Street in La CaƱada Flintridge. The mural will be almost 90 feet long by 4 feet high and will...
  • Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library

    Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library
    Back in 1977, Dennis Reed read something that intrigued him: There once had been a vibrant society of Japanese American photographers, including first-rate modernists, but with the advent of World War II and U.S. internment camps, all of their work had...
  • Glendale city leaders scramble to control properties

    Glendale city leaders scramble to control properties
    This story has been corrected. See details below. 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...
  • Glendale kids get creative with Big Draw L.A.

    Glendale kids get creative with Big Draw L.A.
    Five-year-old Angelina Vesselinov wants Glendale to have a pink hotel near a park where she plays hide-and-seek with her best friend. So she drew one on construction paper and glued it onto a large piece of brown butcher paper rolled onto the stage at...
  • A Renaissance origin story: Huntington exhibit demonstrates Flemish influence on Florence

    A Renaissance origin story: Huntington exhibit demonstrates Flemish influence on Florence
    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...
  • A century of color and variation: The Latin American art world

    A century of color and variation: The Latin American art world
    The small exhibition installed in the alcove gallery near the ticket desk at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is somewhat unexpected. In recognition of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month, an institution noted for the depth of its European, Indian and...
  • Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff

    Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff
    Glendale was wrong to install a controversial monument honoring Korean sex slaves taken by the Japanese Army during World War II, Mayor Dave Weaver said during an interview published Monday on a Japanese television station's YouTube channel. “We...
  • Glendale reviews its public art deal

    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...