Archive for the ‘education’ Category

Claire d’Harcourt’s oversize bright orange children’s book, Art Up Close:  From Ancient to Modern, is a wonderful and interactive way to teach children how to look at art and engage them in the history of art.  Disguised as a Where’s Waldo type game, the book travels through history with 23 full-color reproductions of the world’s […]


By Emily Waldorf Have you ever felt intimidated by hanging artwork yourself and thought that you needed to hire a professional installer?  It is actually surprisingly straight-forward to hang your own artwork as long as you do your homework beforehand and use extra special care.  Plus, there is no time like a recession to learn […]


On Sunday, May 16, 2010, from 10am – 2pm, the Hammer Museum is holding its exciting inaugural Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.) featuring a family friendly day of interactive art-making workshops led by an impressive roster of L.A. artists. All proceeds of the event benefit Hammer Kids’ free public programs. All of the projects are […]


Click here to listen to Emily Waldorf’s talk on the power of combining blogging and the arts and how you can harness new media platforms to get closer to your own personal and professional goals. Slides The talk covers the following central aspects of blogging and new media: The rise of new media as a […]


by Emily Waldorf On January 22nd, I attended a panel called “The Fine Art of Collecting Fine Prints” at the Los Angeles Art Show.  The panel was moderated by curator Michele Deziel  and included Collectors/Curators/Writers, Reba and Dave Williams and Kevin Murphy, PhD, Associate Curator of American Art at the Huntington Art Collections. Here is […]


Previously published on ForYourArt By Emily Waldorf On January 29th, five female art professionals participated in a panel discussion, “Playing Fair:  Women in the Contemporary Art Market,” at the inaugural Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair at the Pacific Design Center.  Art dealer Kimberly Light of Kim Light/Lightbox moderated the panel and opened up the dialogue […]


by Kelly Boyd Norton Simon: Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres, through 4/5/10. Reaching its greatest height in France under the rule of Napoleon III, portraiture had up until the late 1860s been characterized by Ingres’ fidelity to the face and emphasis on the patron’s prestigious social and moral standing.  In “Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres”, the Norton Simon […]