Archive for the ‘fashion’ Category

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 […]


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 […]


Iron Checkbook Shapes Cultural Los Angeles (NY Times) From Instant Thrill of Polaroid, Enduring Art, Now for Sale (NY Times) Alexander McQueen, Designer, is Dead at 40 (NY Times) Giacometti Record and Other Bright Spots for the Art Market (WSJ) Renoir as Closet Modernist at LACMA (WSJ) Fight for Doig, Fontana Boosts $84.5 Million Sotheby’s […]


New York based artist Marilyn Minter’s sexy eight minute video, Green Pink Caviar, will be on view at The Standard, Downtown LA + Hollywood from October 21 – December 6th.  The mesmerizing video depicts sensuous female lips licking vibrantly colored cake and candy decorations.  Green Pink Caviar is also being shown as part of Madonna’s […]


by Lauren Dickinson Barcelona has a lot to offer but a bit less so in August as many residents vacate the city, so I can’t make any claim just yet about the top 5 of anything, but after a month here a few things have stood out. I will save the intensive tapas bar reviews […]


Iranians Shine, Assisted by Expatriate Art Dealer (NY Times) In the Hamptons, A Painting Season and More (NY Times) Creative Views of the Muslim Head Scarf (NY Times) A Gift for Every State:  The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection (WSJ) Madoff Investor’s Art Dealer Got $26.5 Million in Rothko Sale (Bloomberg) Behind Michael Govan’s Almost […]