The friendship of cowboy singers

Music · Visual arts
The arts “get to us” in so many different ways. There may be something about the turbulence of the past week, a time of saber-rattling, that has particularly touch our nation at the passing away of a gentle spirit named Glen Campbell. Here in Los Angeles, the Autry Museum of the American West issued a ...

Fresh landscapes of the West, soon featured @ The Autry

Visual arts
The Autry’s Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale is considered the country’s premier Western art show, featuring the works of 75 contemporary Western artists. Stylistically and thematically diverse, their works represent the extraordinary range of subject matter that contemporary, historic, and mythic Western experiences inspire. Howard Terpning, The Honor of Being ...

Arts visions of American West @ Autry Center 2

Visual arts
Inspired by the gift of 49 paintings and sculptures from the collection of Loretta and Victor Kaufman, a new exhibition at the Autry National Center of the American West’s highlights the Griffith Park museum’s growing fine-art holdings. The powerful grouping of pieces represents diverse peoples and perspectives in bronzes, paintings, lithographs, watercolors and sculptures, all ...

California’s designing women unfurled

Architecture & Design
There’s a wonderful show, “California’s Designing Women, 1896–1986,” just opening at the Autry National Center; a marvelous retrospective of the artistic women who contributed in design fields from the late-19th century through the end of the Twentieth.