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  • Milan's big showing of a Da Vinci notebook recalls L.A.'s Leonardo that got away

     
    In light of recent controversies, most folks who care about art know that it's a really big deal for a museum to even think of unloading a masterpiece. (Consider Brandeis University's attempt to sell off the collection of its Rose......
  • Is Rembrandt a SoCal kind of guy?

     
    The answer seems to be yes, as a successful exhibition, "Rembrandt and His Pupils," wraps up this month at the J. Paul Getty Museum while the blog LA County Museum on Fire reports the discovery of Rembrandt’s role in another......
  • Soutine painting formerly in Hammer Museum is sold at auction

     
    In 2007, the UCLA Hammer Museum struck a deal with the Armand Hammer Foundation to split the collection that the late oilman had deposited in the Westwood cultural center that bears his name. Of 195 works, 103 would remain with......
  • Playa Vista scores with Laker coach

    Playa Vista scores with Laker coach
    It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Kurt Rambis, assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. Rambis, nicknamed "Superman" when he started wearing thick, Clark Kent-type eyeglasses as a Laker player, and his wife, Linda, have bought a town home in Playa...
  • Former President Reagan Dies at 93

    Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
  • That Westside college town

    The basics Westwood was carved from the old Wolfskill Farm, a 3,000-plus-acre tract that was purchased in 1919 by wealthy retailer Arthur Letts. Letts' son-in-law, Harold Janss, was vice president of Janss Investment Co., which developed the area and...
  • A grander scale of life left intact

    Early days Fashioned from 400 acres of the original 2,000-acre Wolfskill Ranch, which wealthy retailer Arthur Letts bought for $100 an acre, Holmby Hills was developed by the Janss Investment Co. and billed as "the Ultimate in Residential Estate...