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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Artists take one on a garden journey, abstractly

    Artists take one on a garden journey, abstractly
    Artists have looked at nature with a new eye, creating works in paintings, photographs, installations, drawings and printmaking for "Abstracting From Nature," an exhibition that opened Sunday at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens. Upon first...
  • Volunteers take part in 'Great American Clean-Up'

    Volunteers take part in 'Great American Clean-Up'
    More than 500 volunteers participated in Glendale’s “Great American Clean-Up” on Saturday. Volunteers removed graffiti, pulled weeds, picked up trash, painted murals on 26 utility boxes and built a 15-bed garden at Daily High School,...
  • Citywide artwork utilizes form and function

    Citywide artwork utilizes form and function
    As soon as Patti Sustin turned to park at her office building in downtown Glendale on Monday morning, she noticed the bland utility box on the street corner had gotten a mural makeover since the weekend. Bright images of a pomegranate tree, a peacock and...
  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time
    A while ago, my fellow Friday columnist Joylene Wagner lamented that “most of our elementary students don't receive regular musical instruction” despite evidence that show art education “can support other areas of learning”...
  • Portraits of intimacy at the Norton Simon

    Portraits of intimacy at the Norton Simon
    Regardless of size, a good art show can transport an audience outside of its everyday reality and into another space of consciousness, however briefly. If a small-scale exhibition does this, the possibility of a meaningful emotional connection between a...
  • Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit
    Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....
  • Arts & Culture Commission to review video exhibits

    Glendale arts and culture officials agreed to discuss spending $30,000 Thursday on projects currently outside their scope of work, such as video exhibits and projections in public spaces as well as a photography street exhibit. The move marked another...
  • Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

    Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army...
  • A diplomatic call for comfort women

    A diplomatic call for comfort women
    Rep. Adam Schiff urged the country’s top diplomat this week to press Japanese political leaders to formally recognize women used as sex slaves by the Imperial Army during World War II. The Burbank Democrat, along with two of his Congressional...