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  • The nuances of Korean digital media at Pacific Asia Museum

    The nuances of Korean digital media at Pacific Asia Museum
    Our national art consciousness has long had at least a vague sense of contemporary art (and a few individual artists) in Asia. Japanese and, more recently, mainland Chinese artists have been part of America’s collective art conversation and,...
  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor Gaviņa-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose

    Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose
    Educators and parents at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School on Friday unveiled a mural created by 26 students from Daily Continuation High School that was six months in the making. The 10-foot-by-20-foot mural, depicting an atlas, more accurately...
  • Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience

    Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience
    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...
  • Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested

    Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested
    About 20 Korean Americans protested on Tuesday against Mayor Dave Weaver’s recent critiques of a memorial in Central Park that honors women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II. VIDEO: Weaver tells Japanese media he...
  • Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens

    Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens
    Glendale's buildings and businesses were photographer Glenn B. Ward's domain. Not only did he work here — his studio was on Colorado Street — he documented the surrounding area as it looked in the mid-20th century. On weekends, when the...
  • Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'

    Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'
    Artists and art students from around Greater Los Angeles remembered art teacher Joseph Gatto, who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home, as a great educator and promoter of the arts. Artist Robert Vargas, who did the mural in downtown L.A....
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • 'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery

    'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery
    The January show at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens intimately toys with the bandwidth of botany, allowing the Los Angeles contemporary art scene to play with social media engagement and bend tradition.  At the entry of the gallery's first...
  • 'Comfort women' statue draws curious questions

    'Comfort women' statue draws curious questions
    Maria Garcia from Compton huddled around the 1,100-pound monument Wednesday afternoon with her cousins as they waited for a family member to finish a test at the adjacent Central Library. As they read the inscription, Garcia's cousin, Vanessa Santos,...
  • Taking the Offramp to art

    Taking the Offramp to art
    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-...
  • 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...