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Political Cartoonist Ted Rall Discusses Being Dropped by the LA Times
Hyperallergic spoke with political cartoonist Ted Rall to get his view on his dismissal and on the state of political cartooning in general.
LA Times Drops Political Cartoonist After Blog Post About Police
LOS ANGELES — Earlier this week, the Los Angeles Times terminated its relationship with political cartoonist Ted Rall based on “serious questions about the accuracy” of a May 11 blog post by him
To Live and Die in Newspaper Art Journalism in LA
In response to the firing this week by the Los Angeles Times of their only art reporter, Jori Finkel, over a dozen museum directors and 1,387 (and counting) petition signatories have confronted LAT editor Davan Maharaj in a two-pronged bid to reinstate the laid-off journalist.
Ai Weiwei Talks to LA Times About Health & Life Post-prison
The LA Times has gotten Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei to talk about his art, but more significantly about his detention and life after months in prison.
What Does SCOTUS Nominee Elena Kagan Have Against Art?
Kagan can appreciate opera but not visual art? Let’s hope that’s not true, because as MJ Andersen blogs, “A discerning eye does more than keep a judge well-rounded. It keeps her responsive to what she beholds, and to all that resists interpretation.”
Graphic Design Insanity Over Nuclear Summit Logo
In what can only be described as a case of visual illiteracy, Christopher Knight of the Los Angeles Times is dissecting the claim by some people on the wacky right that the logo of the recent Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC, is coded with Islamic imagery. No, you didn’t read that wrong.