Archive for May, 2009

By Emily Waldorf Amateur photographer turned psychology professor and therapist, Lisa Jack, took beautiful, edgy images of President Obama when he was just a college freshman at Occidental in 1980.  Ms. Jack’s rare photographs will be shown for the first time ever at West Hollywood gallery M +  B, in an exhibit called “Barack Obama: […]


Mr. Meléndez Goes to Washington  By Suzanne Lenzer There are times when being able to teleport yourself somewhere would be just fabulous. Those days when you crave a Salad Lyonnaise from that amazing little bistro in Paris, and you’d certainly drop in if only you weren’t in California. Or times when you could really do […]


Ian Digman’s “Shoreline at Night, No. 2,” is one of the small scale works that will be available at the Enormous Tiny Art Show Save the date of Friday June 5th from 8pm – 11pm for The Enormous Tiny Art Show Los Angeles at the Living Room at 3531 Sunset Boulevard. Conceived and organized by Avital Schlesinger […]


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 […]


Eye Candy: An Interview with Sculptor Peter Anton By Suzanne Lenzer If you’re in New York, and hungry for an exhibit that’s both provocative and playful, you can’t do much better than a stop at the Allan Stone Gallery to see the work of Peter Anton (through June 19, 2009). His is a refreshing marriage […]


Baking Enthusiasts by Gena Bell No matter what the season baking is always popular. And for those of you looking for a new source to heighten your skills, The Modern Baker by Nick Malgieri is one to buy.  Nominated for an IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) award this year, The Modern Baker offers recipes […]


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 […]