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Culture Clicks

04Feb11

  The 3rd India Art Summit (NY Times) Colbert Portrait, with Art World Input to be Sold at Auction (NY Times) Dispute Over Jewish Archive Derails Russian Art Loans to US (NY Times) Google’s Art of Technology (WSJ) VIP Art Fair Gets Negative Press as Top Works Go Unsold (Bloomberg) What Artists Think About When […]


Culture Clicks

13Jan11

Shepard Fairey and the A.P. Settle Legal Dispute (NY Times) Mark Landis, Prolific Art Forger (NY Times) MET Costume Institute Gets $10 Million from Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch (WSJ) Billionaires Reveal Treasures as Asian Painters Edge Picasso in Singapore (Bloomberg) How Offensive is Damien Hirst’s Diamond-Encrusted Baby Skull? (LA Times) Art Review:  California Biennial at […]


by Caroline Newman The UCLA Fowler Museum is currently exhibiting “Street Art: Photographic Elevations of Los Angeles, Paris and Berlin by Larry Yust,” which explores the often over-looked art form, graffiti, within these three prominent cities.  For the past eight years, filmmaker and photographer Larry Yust has been capturing images of urban landscapes and compositing […]


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, […]


Saint-Tropez may be better known today for mega-yachts and the celebrities like Jay-Z and Beyoncé who vacation there, but it once provided subject matter for many famous artists, who spent hundreds of hours capturing the magical light of the former fishing village. Le Musée de l’Annonciade, on the southwest corner of the Vieux Port, is housed in […]


by Kelly Boyd The Petersen Automotive Museum recently opened a special exhibition titled Automotivated: Streamlined Fashion and Automobiles, showcasing the connection between early car design and fashion, covering the period from 1913 to 1938.  The show is produced in partnership with the Phoenix Art Museum and was inspired by the 2007 Phoenix Art Museum fashion […]


by Caroline Newman Weather is not just a temperature, it is also a signifier of emotion.  Visit Saving Paradise, currently on display at the Irvine Museum, to experience the passionate connection many artists make to their natural surroundings.  The Irvine Museum is known for its incredible collection of California plein-air paintings, yet this special exhibit emphasizes the […]