Stories for November 2010

The Best of Ask Joan of Art: Duane Hanson's Sculpture

November 30, 2010

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: The Best of Ask Joan of Art. Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art is the longest-running arts-based electronic reference service in the country. The real Joan is Kathleen...

Luce Unplugged

November 26, 2010

Luce Unplugged with Star FK Radium Who doesn’t love sipping coffee and looking at art while enjoying the sounds of local musicians? Sunday, November 7 marked the beginning of a new Luce Foundation Center Art+Coffee performance series, aka Luce Unplugged,...

Artist Sarah Sze

November 22, 2010

Sarah Sze, 360 (Portable Planetarium), 2010, Mixed media, 162 x 136 x 185 in., installed at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Photo © William Kimber Installation artist Sarah Sze gave an enthusiastic talk the other evening at the McEvoy Auditorium at American...

Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow

November 19, 2010

Alexis Rockman speaking in front of his painting South. Alexis Rockman was one of the first contemporary artists to build his career around exploring environmental issues, from evolutionary biology and genetic engineering to deforestation and climate change. His new exhibition...

Piece 'a Cake

November 19, 2010

Wayne Thiebaud's Untitled It's Wayne Thiebaud's 90th birthday. So, let's break out the cake and the party favors and celebrate a favorite artist, whose depictions of cakes and other yummy delights, have dazzled us for decades. And for a little...