| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
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,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:29 PM
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,...
| 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-...
| 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...