Posts Tagged ‘LACMA’

Culture Clicks

18Feb11

. Cindy Sherman at MoMA and Elizabeth Peyton at the MET (NY Times) Anna Nicole Reimagined at Covent Garden is Success (NY Times) Review of Lynda Benglis at the New Museum (NY Times) Dark Rebel in a Tahitian Paradise:  Gauguin at the National Gallery of Art (WSJ) Gagosian Buys Warhol Portrait in $99 Million Auction (Bloomberg) […]


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 […]


Art Handling Olympics on the Lower East Side (NY Times) Talking with Ex-Met Director Philippe de Montebello (NY Times) Smart Phones Serve as Docents in Many Museums (NY Times) Renoir in the 20th Century, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (WSJ) Los Angeles Municipal Arts Begin to Feel Budget Crisis’ Effects (LA Times) […]


Artists, Architects, and Designers Contemplate the Void at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Big Show of Picasso’s Mediterranean Years Planned for Gagosian in London (NY Times) Signs of Rebound at last month’s Winter Antiques Show (NY Times) LACMA Announces Three Inaugural Shows for New Resnick Pavilion (LA Times) This Year’s ARCOmadrid Puts Spotlight on L.A. Artists […]


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 […]


In Europe, Arts Ask for Alms (NY Times) Making Art Out of an Encounter (NY Times) Online, It’s the Mouse that Runs the Museum (NY Times) Scorsese, Govan Talk Film Preservation and Hint at Future Collaboration (LA Times) Critic’s Notebook, MOCA Begins to Roll Out Future Exhibition Plans (LA Times) A Renaissance at the V&A […]


Miami Fair:  Big Pieces, Smaller Prices and Relief (NY Times) Tweaking the Big Money Art World on Its Own Turf:  William Powhida (NY Times) A Rembrandt Identity Crisis at the Getty (NY Times) Peter Zumthor, Michael Govan Plot LACMA’s Future (LA Times) The Worlds of David Hockney (LA Times) Sizzle Sans Steak and other New […]


Nancy Spero, Artist of Feminism, is Dead at 83 (NY Times) Artists Salute Undersung Multitasker:  Ron Warren (NY Times) David Hockney’s Long Road Home (NY Times) Signs of Life in London’s Art Market (WSJ) Sun King’s Ego, Lust Are Celebrated in Versailles Exhibit (Bloomberg) Dutch Financier to Auction $40 Million Paintings:  Art Buzz (Bloomberg) Art […]


America, Captured in a Flash by Robert Frank (NY Times) Art Among Friends is Up for Sale (NY Times) The Angel in the Architecture:  Kandisky at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Behind Duchamp’s Door at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (WSJ) Hockney, Wolfe, Mailer Draw Themselves in Quirky Portraits Sale (Bloomberg) Kapoor Fires Canon, Makes Mess […]



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