PARIS (AP) — The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered by U.S. customs authorities.

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Comic book artists, creators, voice actors and cosplay stars and of course fans will be coming to Long Beach this weekend for the small but mighty Long Beach Comic Expo.   Read More...
 
Since Alex Steinweiss created the first record cover for Columbia Records in 1938, music and art have had a love affair.   Read More...
 
From towering basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's hillside home to downtown's towering US Bank building, Los Angeles is putting all its landmarks online.   Read More...
 
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LA Art Tours  is going to pack the summer with their ever popular guided tours, plus a whole range of new and seasonal tours. Since 2007, LA Art Tours has been offering their guided walking tours of the hidden artistic and creative enclaves throughout Los Angeles. No museum stops here, these are tours into the studios, work spaces and lives of LA's diverse artistic community. Guests get to smell the paints, see art being made, and meet with the artists in an intimate setting.

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If Measure B passes in Redondo Beach next week, a portion of the new mixed-used development that would replace the AES power plant will be set aside for a creative arts center, AES announced Monday.   Read More...
 
A commemoration of two decades of Juxtapoz magazine continues Saturday, February 28th at 2 p.m., with Robert Williams.   Read More...
 
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The Edwardian Ball was an epic and elegant yet seductively dark affair that enchants all of the senses   Read More...
 
Photos: Revolutions 2 Exhibit at Forest Lawn Museum   Read More...
 
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Honoring actors brings out red carpets, couture and - sometimes - creatures.   Read More...
 
To celebrate the Lunar New Year and one of China's most legendary heroes, a clothing store in Chinatown will host a one-night event Friday to highlight the nexus of traditional culture and cutting-edge local art.   Read More...
 
Inside the small studio loft he's shared with his wife for about 20 years, located just outside of Downtown Los Angeles, 80-year-old painter Young-Il Ahn stands by a striking abstract painting that covers a good portion of a wall.   Read More...
 
"All You Need Is Love: The Artwork of John Lennon," a traveling exhibit, will be in Pasadena on Feb. 13-15. It features nearly 100 limited edition lithographs and copper etchings, as well as serigraphs reproduced from the former Beatles' member's original handwritten lyric sheets.   Read More...
 
Andrew Martin Scott wants to encourage creativity and self-expression in the form of zines, something he's been doing since he was a teen in suburban Chicago.   Read More...
 
Many of Los Angeles' best restaurants are located in strip malls. L.A.'s publishing scene is equally hidden and surprising; most people don't even know it exists   Read More...
 
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If you can't be a pro skateboarder, the next best thing may be photographing them.   Read More...
 
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Dr. Mae Jemison, Space Shuttle astronaut - Black History Month lecture: The first African American woman in space discusses her career including experiences as a NASA astronaut on the Space Shuttle Endeavour   Read More...
 
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The Guerrilla Girls have worked to uncover sexism in pop culture, the art world and politics since the 1980s and they're not planning to stop anytime soon.   Read More...
 
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He gave us one of the most lovable dogs in children's literature.

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