Lesa Griffith

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New HNL art blog!+

There isn’t enough art dialogue in Hawai‘i—which is strange because there are so many talented artists here. Is it because...

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Liked ‘Slumdog’? Try the Bollywood Film Festival+

After recounting the harrowing childhoods of two orphaned street urchins, current international movie hit “Slumdog Millionaire” bursts into a song-and-dance...

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Art: The fountain of youth+

  James Foster, director of the Academy from 1963 to 1982, says he acquired Harry Bertoia’s “Sounding Sculpture” so the...

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Top 10 Academy stories of 2008+

The Star Bulletin named the Academy’s landmark exhibition “The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan” as one of the...

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Scott Johnson on tengu+

We continue our minitour of “Richard Lane and the Floating World,” now on view in Gallery 14 through Feb. 1....

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Robert Frank on ‘The Americans’+

On view in Gallery 9 right now is Robert Frank’s “Charleston, South Carolina,” a print from his seminal series “The...

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Scott Johnson on the Kambun Master+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the Academy acquired in 2003. It’s...

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Flashback: Scenes from ‘One Way or Another’+

Flip Video just updated their program so that you can now splice videos together on Mac. Went through footage from...

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How the Academy acquired Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V’+

James Foster was director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1963 to 1982 and oversaw a sort of golden...

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The Academy on the road with Art to Go+

Pearlyn Salvador, head of the museum’s Art to Go outreach program, holds up a pair of leather sandals at an...

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