June 25, 1989
A model of a 26-foot-tall mushroom-shaped cloud, done in copper, that Times editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad wants to donate to Santa Monica will probably go on display in the lobby of City Hall in July, a city official said Thursday. The model is about three feet tall. Public opinion will be solicited, and as soon as August the Santa Monica City Council may decide on whether to accept the proposed gift, said Henry Korn, city arts administrator. City staffers suggested placing the statue on a lawn outside a gymnasium on Olympic Boulevard, but the city's Recreation and Parks Commission recommended in May that it go on the front lawn of City Hall.
April 10, 1990 |
Henry Korn, Santa Monica's arts administrator for the past five years, will come to Irvine on May 7 to take charge of the city's newly formed Cultural Affairs Division. In his new job, Korn will oversee the Irvine Fine Arts Center and the city's public arts program and will work with the city's Cultural Affairs Commission (formed in January) to create a cultural plan for the community.
May 21, 1987
"Skypoem," an aerial work by performance artist and poet David Antin, will be visible over Santa Monica Bay at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of a series of public art events sponsored by the Santa Monica Arts Commission. The 18-minute spectacle featuring five skywriting airplanes will be funded by the California Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and the city of Santa Monica.
July 8, 1993 |
Henry Korn, cultural affairs manager for the city of Irvine, has resigned to become executive director of an arts complex in Long Island, N.Y. He will assume the new position in early September.
May 4, 1993 |
Arts supporters here are up in arms over a cost-cutting recommendation to eliminate Henry Korn's job as city cultural affairs manager. Korn's is one of five full-time city positions (and three management level posts) in a variety of departments that City Manager Paul O. Brady Jr. has recommended for elimination in order to balance the 1993-94 budget.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1990 |
When art librarian Annette Masling was in Southern California recently, her must-see list included a light-industrial mall in the 900 block of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica. She didn't go there to have her car repaired, despite the plethora of body shops in the area. Masling, who directs the library at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y.