Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Mention Pablo Picasso and most people think of his Cubist paintings. However, an exhibition that opened this week at the Norton Simon Museum illustrates his efforts in another medium. “States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945-1960” shows several compositions through multiple states of design, showing how his treatment of the images evolved. “States of Mind” features […]

Science Behind Pixar Sure to Please Fans at California Museum

Science Behind Pixar Sure to Please Fans at California Museum

Fans of Pixar movies in Southern California are sure to appreciate the workmanship involved after visiting “The Science Behind Pixar” museum exhibition that opened this weekend at the California Science Center. The exhibit offers a fascinating look at the filmmaking process using characters, sets and details from many of the animation studio’s hit movies. Little […]

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Centuries before Harry Potter fans heard of the Philosopher’s Stone or Pantone created its Pantone Matching System, medieval alchemists tried to transform matter into gold … and other colors. Three exhibits that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles shine a light on alchemy and the role it played in art and […]