Archive for the ‘contemporary art’ Category

F.B.I. Art Sleuth, Now Author of ‘Priceless’ (NY Times) Review: Yves Klein Retrospective at Hirshhorn Museum (NY Times) TV Review: ‘Work of Art: The Next Great Artist’ on Bravo (LA Times) Art Review: ‘They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures’ at Cherry & Martin (LA Times) Lehman Looks to Sell More Art (WSJ) […]


Artist Joel Kyack’s first public project, Superclogger, debuts this month during evening rush hour on freeways throughout the Los Angeles area.  The project is an L.A.P.D.- L.A. Public Domain project curated by Cesar Garcia and presented in collaboration with the Hammer Museum. Kyack will present puppet shows to commuters stuck in traffic jams from the back of a white […]


Louise Bourgeois, Influential Sculptor, is Dead at 98 (NY Times) Creative Dialogue Between 3 Sculptors in West Chelsea (NY Times) A Gathering of Women with Cameras at MoMA (NY Times) Interview:  Marina Abramovic Talks about Her Current  at MoMA (WSJ) Art Review:  Alice Neel Portraits Shine at L.A. Louver (LA Times) What Jeffrey Deitch Should […]


Opinion:  Can Art be ‘Priceless’ in Rocky Times?  (NY Times) LACMA Acquires Gursky Ocean Abstracts (NY Times) Halsey Minor Awarded $8.57 in Suit Against Christie’s (NY Times) Art World Profile:  Yvonne Force Villreal of Art Production Fund (WSJ) Site-Specific Work Shines at ‘Greater New York 2010′ at MoMA P.S. 1 (WSJ) Top International Architectural Firms […]


The Los Angeles Times‘ Jori Finkel reported that Jeffrey Deitch’s first show at MOCA will be, “Dennis Hopper Double Standard,” curated by Julian Schnabel, opening on July 11, 2010.  Deitch officially starts his new post as museum director on June 1st and the exhibition is being organized with faster than average speed, due in part […]


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 […]


At $106.5 Million, a Picasso Sets an Auction Record (NY Times) Getty Foundation to Help Restore the Ghent Altarpiece (NY Times) Review of ‘Emily Dickinson’s Garden’ at New York Botanical Garden (NY Times) Heard & Scene:  Costume Institute Gala at the Met (WSJ) Art Review:  Carroll Dunham at Blum & Poe (LA Times) Getty Boss […]


May is an exciting month for the New York auction world.  This year, some very private West Coast collections, featuring rare work, will be offered at auction in the next two weeks.  Property from the $150 million Holmby Hills-based Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody will be auctioned off at Christie’s on May 4 and 5 […]


Portraits of Alice Neel’s Legacy of Realism (NY Times) From William Furlong and Audio Arts, a New Book (NY Times) Paris Journal:  Chatter of Swindles and Scames at Drouot (NY Times) Art Dealer Admits Lying to FBI Over Faked $2 Million Picasso (WSJ) Critic’s Notebook:  What L.A. Might Ask of Eli Broad (LA Times) Hammer […]


Fashion as Art

23Apr10

On Wednesday, April 21, LACMA’s Costume Council featured a brilliant presentation by artist Kimberly Brooks, “Art, Fame, and Fashion.”  Brooks recently completed the Los Angeles component of the The Stylist Project, a series of oil paintings that will eventually be turned into a book.  The Stylist Project hones in on today’s fashion influencers and explores […]



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