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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 […]


Damaged Picasso Returns to the Met After Repair (NY Times) At LAX, the Saucer is Ready to Land Again (NY Times) After-Hours Programs at Bay Area Museums – An Uneven Mix (NY Times) Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, at the Frick Collection (WSJ) Pae White, an Artist “In the World” (LA Times) LACMA’s Collectors Committee […]


The Scull Collection:  Showing a Couple’s Eye for Art (and Money) (NY Times) Corcoran Gallery’s Deal Raises Hope and Eyebrows (NY Times) Finding an Artful Way to Expand the Whitney (NY Times) A Flowering of Activity for Robert Irwin (LA Times) With New Artwork, Piero Golia Says, ‘L.A., I’m Home!’ (LA Times) Saint Laurent Stripped […]


Ford Foundation Grants to Aid Art Spaces and Housing (NY Times) The Truths of Art Studios Onstage in “Red” (NY Times) New Faces on Southland Art Museum Scene (LA Times) L.A. Woman Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Selling Bogus Art (LA Times) Watts Towers May Get LACMA As a Guardian (LA Times) Manhattan […]


Painting, Still Lively in the 21st Century (NY Times) Kiki Smith:  Works in Glass (NY Times) J.M.W. Turner’s Last Rome Painting to Be Sold (NY Times) Jeff Koons Curator’s Debut Features Candy Giants, Jesus:  Review (Bloomberg) Anish Kapoor to Design $29 Million Olympic Tower (Bloomberg) Cy Twombly:  Hitting the Louvre Ceiling (LA Times) Review:  ‘Leonardo […]


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) […]


by Kelly Boyd Layers of pigment, built up with brushes and palate knives on cardboard and canvas make up Mark Grotjahn’s Seven Faces exhibit, now showing at Blum & Poe.  Reminiscent of Picasso and drawing inspiration from Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, the exhibition features thirteen paintings, most of them quite large, and quite recent.  While the […]