The cases cover everything from copyright (Graham v. [Richard] Prince et al.) to restitution of looted work (Von Saher v. Norton Simon Museum) to accessions and bequests (the Berkshire Museum suits) to freedom of speech (Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission - yes, the "gay wedding cake" case could affect the art world).
The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Rembrandt?s striking Self-Portrait from 1640, on loan from The National Gallery, London this winter season. Titled Self Portrait at the Age of 34, the painting captures the image of the artist in his middle age: affluent, self-confident and wise. Show More Summary
Few ever saw Edgar Degas' sculptures in his lifetime. Now, 100 years after his death, 70 bronzes cast from original wax and clay statuettes can be seen in the Norton Simon Museum's "Taking Shape: Degas as a Sculptor."
Husband-wife stand-up with Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero, an operatic adaptation of War of the Worlds at an air raid siren, a daytime party at MOCA, and more to do and see in L.A. this week for 10 bucks or less. The Norton Simon Museum concludes its film series Meeting...
The Norton Simon Museum will be honoring the 100th anniversary of the death of Edgar Degas with the exhibit, “Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor,” Nov. 10-April 9.
At the moment I’m re-reading Siobhan Roberts’ biography of John Horton Conway, Genius at play – the curious mind of John Horton Conway. In fact, I’m also re-reading Alexander Masters’ biography of Simon Norton, The genius in my basement – the biography of a happy man. If you’re in for a suggestion, try to read... Continue reading ?
David Slaying Goliath Peter Paul Rubens This painting is at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. It's a great museum, and absolutely worth a visit....
The Norton Simon Museum is presenting Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California, an exhibition that delves into the life of Galka Scheyer, the enterprising dealer responsible for the art phenomenon the ?Blue Four??Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Vasily Kandinsky. Show More Summary
On June 9, the museum will host a screening of six of Maya Deren's short films that were milestones in the history of avant-garde cinema. The post Maya Deren’s Short Films from the 1940s and ’50s Screen at the Norton Simon Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Zurbaran, Francisco de (1598-1664) - 1633 Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and Rose (Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA, USA.) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Francisco de Zurbarán was a Spanish painter. He is known primarily for his religious paintings depicting monks, nuns, and martyrs, and for his still-lifes. Show More Summary
The Norton Simon Museum's "Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California" delves into the life of the dealer devoted to the art phenomenon known as the Blue Four.
The Cafe Concert Edouard Manet I saw Manet's "The Ragpicker" at The Norton Simon Museum in Los Angeles when I was a callow youth...barely in long pants (my 20s). It was one of those "Oh Shit!" moments for me....
Visitors to the National Gallery have a unique opportunity to admire what is widely regarded as Guido Cagnacci?s greatest work, The Repentant Magdalene, an exceptional loan from the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena (California). Guido Cagnacci...Show More Summary
Zurbaran - Still-life with lemons, oranges, a cup & a rose, detail  by Peter Via Flickr: Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) bodegon Still-life with lemons, oranges, a cup & a rose, detail  Pasadena Norton Simon Francisco de Zurbarán (baptized November 7, 1598 – August 27, 1664) was a Spanish painter. Show More Summary
There is a hot debate going on right now about what corporations should be doing about Millennials.
Your California Bucket List: Essential adventures and experiences in the Golden State Jan. 16, 2017, 6 a.m. (Al Seib, Brian van der Brug, Rick Loomis, Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Here's our growing guide to essential California adventures, easy to edgy. We'll be adding to it daily all...
Francois Truffaut and Louis Malle are among the featured filmmakers. [ more › ]
The Norton Simon Museum presents States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945?1960, a revelatory exhibition exploring Pablo Picasso?s prolific work in the medium of lithography. Drawing from the Norton Simon Museum?s holdings of more than...Show More Summary
What might it have been like to be a fly on the wall in Pablo Picasso's studio? A new show at the Norton Simon Museum, "States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945-1960," aims to provide an idea. The exhibit centers on the artist's lithography, a flexible form of printmaking that is prepared so that...
The Norton Simon Museum presents Dark Visions: Mid-Century Macabre, an intimate exhibition that explores unsettling and thought-provoking works of art by some of the 20th century?s most influential artists, among them Bruce Conner, Joseph Cornell, George Herms and Edward Kienholz. Show More Summary