Posts Tagged ‘art’

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 […]


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 […]


A trip to Jerusalem is not complete without a visit to the Israel Museum, the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel.  The museum was founded in 1965 and houses over 500,000 biblical and Holy Land archeological objects, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and a fascinating Second Temple Era model of Jerusalem. The most […]


Art Imitating Lunch at the Venice Biennale (NY Times) ArtHamptons:  Twice As Much Art as Last Year (NY Times) Where Art Meets Social Networking Sites (NY Times) Live-Tweeting from “Summer Scoops Live”:  Cai Guo-Qiang and Shen Wei (WSJ) Michael Jackson Portrait by Warhol Offered for $800,000 Minimum (Bloomberg) Sarah Jessica Parker on Bringing Art to […]


‘Futurism’ at Tate Modern: The Futurists’ Futile Chase After Motion (NY Times) In Venice, Peter Greenaway Takes Veronese’s Figures Out to Play (NY Times) This Summer, Some Galleries Are Sweating Their Survival (NY Times) ‘Your Bright Future’ at LACMA (LA Times) Christie’s Resumes Cutting Jobs After May N.Y. Auctions Decline (Bloomberg) Judge Slams MoMA, Guggenheim […]


New Yorker Cover Art, Painted with an iPhone (NY Times) Art Review:  If Paintings Had Voices, Francis Bacon’s Would Shriek (NY Times) Peter M. Brant Displays A Taste For the Moderns in Greenwich (NY Times) At Paris’ Pompidou Center, the year of the Women (LA Times) Hirst’s Pills, Twombly Squiggles Boost $67 Million New Museum […]


Previously published on Decorati.com By Emily Waldorf Profits are down at Sotheby’s and Christie’s, but business in their private sales departments has doubled.  Selling privately is very attractive now since it is quick, confidential, and avoids the inherent production costs and time delay of selling at auction.  Carol Vogel wrote an article in The New […]


Almost Edible Art By Suzanne Lenzer Watching a garden grow, especially a vegetable garden, is a lesson in how fleeting time is. One day you put some seeds in the ground and a week later they have come to life, if just barely. A bit of rain (or a lot of rain as is the […]


Where Art and Food Collide: An Interview with Artists Timothy Berg and Rebekah Myers By Suzanne Lenzer Food has long served as inspiration for artists, and I think it can also be said that art inspires chefs. But what’s really interesting to me is that both cooking and art follow similar processes: they begin with […]


Putting the Art in Artichoke by Suzanne Lenzer Few vegetables hint at spring as intensely as artichokes. Yes, asparagus is up there, and of course the first ramps do their part, but these tightly clenched buds are the ones that declare it in a commanding sort of way. To me these thistles are the ones […]



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