Archive for April, 2009

April Showers, Bring Me… Rhubarb! By Suzanne Lenzer So spring has officially sprung. How do I know? The rhubarb has popped up, as has the asparagus. But let’s save the asparagus for another week; this week it’s all about rhubarb. Funny story: we’re renting this old house up in Connecticut with a rather wild garden, […]


Previously published on ForYourArt By Emily Waldorf A Benefit for P.S. Arts Organized by the Antiques Dealers Association of California (ADAC), the Los Angeles Antiques Show opened on Wednesday, April 22 for a star-studded collector’s preview and party benefiting P.S. Arts. The event was held at Santa Monica’s Barker Hanger and was attended by a mix of art and antique […]


By Emily Waldorf On Wednesday, March 18th, curator Ali Subotnick led a walkthrough of the Hammer’s must-see biennial, Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A., for the Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA).  The exhibit is the latest in the “Hammer Invitational” series that has highlighted artists working in Los Angeles since 2001.  Nine Lives features the […]


More Artworks Sell in Private Slowdown (NY Times) Baby Boomers at the MET (NY Times) The Pop of Warhol (Jazz and Rock, Too)  (NY Times) Hedge-fund Divorcee Dives into Art, Sex, Brooklyn:  Book Review (Bloomberg) Kandinsky’s Abstract Squiggles, Amoeba Delight in Paris Show (Review) (Bloomberg) Krystian Zimmerman’s Shocking Disney Hall Debut (LA Times) Review:  Kendall […]


Living Green? Start with a Bowl of Granola By Suzanne Lenzer Green is the new black it seems. From reusable shopping bags and compost bins to backyard vegetable gardens and electric cars, saving the planet has gone from crunchy through trendy and all the way to mainstream. Let’s hope it stays that way. The more […]


Artist’s Life: Cut, Nip, and Tuck at Apexart in TriBeCa (NY Times) Across Borders Few Could Imagine: Outsider Art (NY Times) When is a Work of Art Finished? Tinkering with the Ideal (WSJ) Artist vs. Blight: Pioneering Artist Communities (WSJ) Linz to Return $15 Million Klimt to Holocaust Heirs (Bloomberg) Hirst Skull Frowns at Whitechapel […]


Picasso:  Mosqueteros, a collection of the famous artist’s late paintings and prints at Gagosian’s Chelsea gallery, has been billed by The New York Times art critic Roberta Smith as “one of the best shows to be seen in New York since the turn of the century.” Glowing review by Roberta Smith Interview with John Richardson, […]