Archive for the ‘film’ Category

Jeff Koons:  New Paintings at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills features ten oil on canvas paintings that breath new life into Koons’ tradition of questioning taste, banality, sexuality, and consumerism.  The multilayered paintings are either 9 x 12 feet or 9 x 7 feet and the dominant colors are graffiti tinged silver, verdant green, and […]


by Emily Waldorf The characters in Jane Austen’s brilliant novels inhabit your imagination indefinitely once you have had the pleasure of reading about their hopes and desires.  Who hasn’t encountered an overly passionate Marianne Dashwood or dashing but unreliable John Willoughby? Austen’s genius talent for social satire, despite being firmly planted in the world of […]


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 […]


At MoMa, ‘Permanent’ Learns to Be Flexible (NY Times) Prints that Shine Anew:  Cassavetes, Bergmann, and More at MoMa (NY Times) Banks Hoard Troves of Art (NY Times) John Singer Sargent’s Sea Fever at the Corcoran Gallery of Art (WSJ) Timothy Corrigan Says it’s a Great Time for Wallpaper (WSJ) Kinky Dolls, Glass Tears Adorn […]


Pakistani Art at Asia Society (NY Times) Painting the Ancient, Invisible Dream:  Aboriginal Art (NY Times) All the Books You’ll Never Catch on a Kindle (NY Times) Hollywood Justice:  The Roman Polanski Drama (WSJ) The Artist and the Director:  Takashi Murakami and Kirsten Dunst (WSJ) Fleshy Nudes Abound in Paris Show of Late Renoir Works:  […]


Where Art Trumps Industry:  Cannes Film Festival (NY Times) Going Softly Into a Parallel Universe:  Claes Oldenburg at the Whitney (NY Times) Art Market Optimism:  Contemporary Art Sales Up (NY Times) Starting with Fashion, Ending with Art:  Richard Avedon (NY Times) Country Club, a New L.A. Gallery Opens with a “NewAgeRiot (ARTINFO) Two More Departures […]


Keeping Art, and Climate, Controlled (NY Times) I Dream the Clothing Electric:  Nick Cave’s Soundsuits (NY Times) Valentino Finds Passion in Fashion:  Review ‘The Last Emperor’ Film (WSJ) London Sales Feature Prints (WSJ) UBS Stops ‘Art Banking’ for Rich Clients (Forbes.com) Getty’s $100,000 tab for Chinese Photos Signals Bargain Time (Bloomberg) Baroque Bling Glistens in Ornate […]