Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (commonly known as Caravaggio) revolutionized art with his highly influential style. His best efforts are a must-see on a trip to Rome. Now, three celebrated Caravaggio works that have never left Italy are on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, offering area residents and visitors […]

‘Spamilton’ Spoofs ‘Hamilton,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Broadway

‘Spamilton’ Spoofs ‘Hamilton,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Broadway

The overwhelming success of Broadway juggernaut “Hamilton” currently playing to sell-out crowds in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and soon London has producers wondering how to top it or at least capitalize on it. So, it is no wonder that Gerard Alessandrini, an impresario who has made his career spoofing musical theater, developed a show […]

Degas Reputation as Sculptor ‘Taking Shape’ in Norton Simon Exhibit

Degas Reputation as Sculptor ‘Taking Shape’ in Norton Simon Exhibit

While largely known for his pastel ballet dancer pieces, Edgar Degas’s artistic practice included sculpting as well as painting and drawing. Timed with the 100th anniversary of Degas’s death, a new exhibit called “Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor” at the Norton Simon Museum looks at his sculptures. The Norton Simon Museum, located in Pasadena, Calif., […]

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