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There has been a flurry of press coverage hailing Los Angeles as the new capital of the art world.  From Lauren A.E. Shuker’s article,”The L.A. Art Boom,” in The Wall Street Journal to Elizabeth Khuri Chandler’s article in C magazine, “Art on the Move,” the word on the street is that after decades of setting the stage, […]


F.B.I. Art Sleuth, Now Author of ‘Priceless’ (NY Times) Review: Yves Klein Retrospective at Hirshhorn Museum (NY Times) TV Review: ‘Work of Art: The Next Great Artist’ on Bravo (LA Times) Art Review: ‘They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures’ at Cherry & Martin (LA Times) Lehman Looks to Sell More Art (WSJ) […]


Opinion:  Can Art be ‘Priceless’ in Rocky Times?  (NY Times) LACMA Acquires Gursky Ocean Abstracts (NY Times) Halsey Minor Awarded $8.57 in Suit Against Christie’s (NY Times) Art World Profile:  Yvonne Force Villreal of Art Production Fund (WSJ) Site-Specific Work Shines at ‘Greater New York 2010’ at MoMA P.S. 1 (WSJ) Top International Architectural Firms […]


The Los Angeles Times‘ Jori Finkel reported that Jeffrey Deitch’s first show at MOCA will be, “Dennis Hopper Double Standard,” curated by Julian Schnabel, opening on July 11, 2010.  Deitch officially starts his new post as museum director on June 1st and the exhibition is being organized with faster than average speed, due in part […]


At $106.5 Million, a Picasso Sets an Auction Record (NY Times) Getty Foundation to Help Restore the Ghent Altarpiece (NY Times) Review of ‘Emily Dickinson’s Garden’ at New York Botanical Garden (NY Times) Heard & Scene:  Costume Institute Gala at the Met (WSJ) Art Review:  Carroll Dunham at Blum & Poe (LA Times) Getty Boss […]


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 […]


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 […]