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Culture Clicks

18Feb11

. Cindy Sherman at MoMA and Elizabeth Peyton at the MET (NY Times) Anna Nicole Reimagined at Covent Garden is Success (NY Times) Review of Lynda Benglis at the New Museum (NY Times) Dark Rebel in a Tahitian Paradise:  Gauguin at the National Gallery of Art (WSJ) Gagosian Buys Warhol Portrait in $99 Million Auction (Bloomberg) […]


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 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 […]


John Baldessari: Pure Beauty @ LACMA through  09/12/2010 This summer, LACMA has put together a long overdue retrospective of one the most influential American artists working today.  “John Baldessari: Pure Beauty,”  features more than 150 works spanning the artist’s career from 1962 to the present and includes works on canvas, photography, videos and books.  Covering a […]


The Buzz in Basel:  Art, Alive and Well and Selling Briskly (NY Times) Bettina Korek’s Art Basel Exclusive (Huffington Post) Art Review:  ‘Andy Warhol, The Last Decade’ at Brooklyn Museum (NY Times) A Late-Period Windfall for French Art Duo:  Selling the Lalannes (WSJ) Portrait of the Young Artist as Movie Star:  James Franco (WSJ) MOCA […]


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 […]