Archive for the ‘collecting’ Category

by Caroline Newman Prism LA is currently featuring an impressive suite of Andy Warhol’s black and white paintings, highlighting his timeless critique of consumerism, politics, and religion.  Approximately 35 black and white paintings by Warhol from the late 1980’s are on display.  All works are done in Warhol’s signature high contrast style, but some contain […]


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) […]


Louise Bourgeois, Influential Sculptor, is Dead at 98 (NY Times) Creative Dialogue Between 3 Sculptors in West Chelsea (NY Times) A Gathering of Women with Cameras at MoMA (NY Times) Interview:  Marina Abramovic Talks about Her Current  at MoMA (WSJ) Art Review:  Alice Neel Portraits Shine at L.A. Louver (LA Times) What Jeffrey Deitch Should […]


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 […]


May is an exciting month for the New York auction world.  This year, some very private West Coast collections, featuring rare work, will be offered at auction in the next two weeks.  Property from the $150 million Holmby Hills-based Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody will be auctioned off at Christie’s on May 4 and 5 […]