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  • 'Girl in a Band' is Kim Gordon's unconventional self-creation tale

     'Girl in a Band' is Kim Gordon's unconventional self-creation tale
    Feminism never actually promised women they could have it all, but Kim Gordon seemed to nail it anyway. A founding member of the long-running experimental rock group Sonic Youth, she had the successful band, the devoted husband (her bandmate Thurston Moore), the golden family. On the side, she directed music videos, started a fashion label and mounted gallery shows of her artwork.
  • Cy Twombly 'blackboard' work sells for $30 million at Christie's auction

    Cy Twombly 'blackboard' work sells for $30 million at Christie's auction
    An abstract work by Cy Twombly brought in about $30 million Wednesday at a Christie's auction in London, where it was the top-selling item in a sale of postwar and contemporary art that realized a total of $178.4 million. The untitled Twombly work is...

    Gerhard Richter painting brings in $46.3 million at auction

    A 1986 abstract painting by Gerhard Richter brought in $46.3 million on Tuesday as part of a Sotheby's auction of contemporary European art. The London sale brought in a total of $188.2 million, which the New York-based auction company said was an in-...

    Three art shows in San Diego recall abstraction's prominence

    Abstract paintings and sculptures were once the gold standard of Modern art. They spoke of adventurous aesthetic expeditions into hitherto unexplored visual realms. Since the 1950s the figurative banner was held high by marvelous painters such as...

    Regen Projects, at 25, has grown into a fixture in L.A. art world

    Regen Projects, at 25, has grown into a fixture in L.A. art world
    Early Thursday morning in Hollywood, Regen Projects gallery feels like a theater in the hours before the launch of a new production. Works of art sit patiently in corners and hallways, waiting to be called to their places. Here, a visceral sculpture...