In the LA Times, Suzanne Muchnic visits with 90-year-old artist/activist June Wayne. Rutgers University, which established the June Wayne Archive and Study Center in 2002 when Wayne donated a large collection of graphic works, recently published “June Wayne: The Art of Everything.” The richly illustrated, 464-page book documents her work from 1936 to 2006. The … read more… “June Wayne still acting out in Hollywood”
Flourishing interest at international festivals and record auction prices demonstrate an upsurge in interest for contemporary Chinese and Chinese-American art, and American museums have responded by organizing a plethora of group shows. Some museums, recognizing China’s increasing global importance, are earnestly committed to incorporating contemporary Chinese art into their permanent collections. Even China is beginning … read more… “China syndrome”
The History of Transportation Mural Works Project Administration (WPA) Arts project, completed in 1940 and designed by Helen Lundeberg. Located in the Art Park at Manchester Blvd and Grevillea Avenue. Daniel Hernandez in the LA Weekly reports: “The mural represents a renewed sense of identity for Inglewood, which can’t seem to shake its reputation as … read more… “Pioneering modernist Helen Lundeberg’s WPA mural restored”
Suzanne Muchnic in the LA Times chronicles the Getty’s preparation for the European drawings exhibition, the first at the museum’s new drawings galleries. “Think sycamore bark.” Read more.