March 12, 1995
Art history buffs can now access comprehensive information through the Internet as part of the Getty Art History Information Program (AHIP). Users can obtain information from the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, the International Repertory of the Literature of Art and other art history catalogues and journals by using the World Wide Web. The information is available free of charge for a limited time as part of AHIP's research into database integration and information retrieval.
October 30, 2011
Joe Swanberg Spotlight at AFI Fest Nov. 6 "Silver Bullets" 9:45 p.m. Chinese 3 Nov. 7 "Art History" 9:30 p.m., Chinese 3 Nov. 8 "The Zone" (world premiere) 10 p.m., Chinese 3 Nov. 9 (all at Spielberg Theatre, Egyptian) 5 p.m. – "Silver Bullets" (second screening) 7 p.m. – "Art History" (second screening) 9 p.m. – "The Zone" (second screening)
October 30, 2011 |
In the great game of word-image association that is art history, when people say Judy Chicago, they picture "The Dinner Party. " An installation with dozens of hand-painted table settings dedicated to important women throughout history, the 1970s work elicited impassioned debate, fast becoming a national symbol for feminist art in all of its disruptive power. But before she painted a single vulval-looking plate and even before she co-founded the groundbreaking Woman's Building in Los Angeles in 1973, Chicago had begun a serious career in L.A., making works that are prime examples of Finish Fetish, Light and Space and earthworks.
November 26, 1986 |
He is one of the most highly respected younger artists now working in Los Angeles. His vision is mature, his style is distinctive, and his works are memorable. The source of their strengths, however, remains a mystery. But that is perhaps as it should be. Roger Herman comes from the Saarland, an industrial area disputed for many years by France and Germany, now a part of the German Federal Republic. His very name reflects those two national influences.
November 10, 1993 |
Sixty percent of Americans believe in the existence of hell, a recent Gallup Poll shows, but only 4% are willing to admit that they expect to end up there. If you're curious about what fate may await the sinner, Alice K. Turner's "The History of Hell" is a kind of Michelin Guide to the nether regions. "I myself do not believe in Hell--I could hardly attempt this book if I did," Turner writes, "but I have found it, literally, an incredibly interesting place to visit."
July 15, 2007
AND Stanley Meisler's point in his review of Sargent's works ["Portrait of an Artist on Vacation," July 8] is? The exhibition is not in Los Angeles, not even in California. If I wanted an art history lesson, I would go to the library or the museum. STEPHANY YABLOW North Hollywood
August 25, 1994 |
Before taking a class during her senior year at Rosemead High School, Lisa Chan thought art history was nothing more than learning the difference between a Monet and Manet, a Picasso and Pissarro. But while earning an art history degree at UCLA last spring and interning at museums in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., Chan, 22, has discovered there's almost no end to where art history can lead. This summer, Chan was one of 12 undergraduates chosen for an internship with the J.
June 7, 1998 |
The City of Hope will unveil an astonishing sight next Sunday at the public opening of its new visitors center. Those who enter the refurbished, 70-year-old Spanish Revival building in Duarte will encounter an ambitiously conceived, meticulously executed mural that depicts a sweeping progression of human life--from pudgy toddlers to ravaged elders.