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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

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 […]


Weekly Art News

04Feb11

Reposted from WLM Advisors by Hayley Miner Google Art Project – virtual art viewing of inventory of the world’s great galleries and museums. You can “walk around” MOMA and view Seurat’s painting up close or Bruegel’s 16th century painting “The Harvesters” at the MET. L.A. Arts Month is over. Art L.A. Contemporary closed on Sunday […]


Pat Steir’s “Ghost Moon,” 2004. Image via ARTINFO.com Graffiti of New York’s Past, Revived and Remade (NY Times) Sylvia Sleigh, Provocative Portraitist and Feminist Artist Dies at 94 (NY Times) Keith Richards, With No Ax to Grind (WSJ) Museums Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Hollywood (LA Times) Opening of Resnick Pavilion Brings L.A. Area […]


by Kelly Boyd This Monday, Eli Broad formally announced the future location of his Broad Collection museum, bringing another cultural institution to the already busy area.  His museum will be the first building in the Grand Avenue Project, an initiative to rejuvenate the downtown neighborhood that has stalled due to the ongoing budget crisis. The […]


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 […]


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 […]


The chaotically charming Hôtel Drouot in Paris’ 9th arrondissement is the epicenter of the French auction house world, where dealers, collectors and the simply curious flock to daily public auctions featuring fine art in all styles, furniture, jewelry, books, silver, china, wine, and objets d’art.  Approximately 800,000 lots are sold each year with prices in […]


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 […]


by Lauren Dickinson Barcelona is not a city well suited to winter, so it is a relief when the sun starts shining more consistently and trips to the beach become more frequent.  Here are some recent recommendations if you’re thinking about a trip: A visit to the Boqueria market on Las Ramblas: it should be […]