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  • Around Town: Marilyn, Lucy and Kristy McNichol hit the big screen

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a two-day retrospective, "Grand Designs: Mid-Century Life in the Movie," at the Leo S. Bing Theater, in conjunction with the closing weekend of the exhibition, "California Design 1930-1965: Living in a...
  • 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival award winners

    Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450 films from 50 countries: * Jury Awards Best Feature Film: "Apartment In Athens" Best Actor: Gerasimos Skiadaresis...
  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction
    An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
  • Luc Tuymans: Don't take his images at face value

    Luc Tuymans: Don't take his images at face value
    Last year, when President and Mrs. Obama were selecting art for temporary White House display, I felt a twinge of regret that they were limited to work by American artists. At least two pictures by 51-year-old Belgian painter Luc Tuymans would offer a lot...
  • Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA

    Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA
    A WICKED sculpture at the entrance to the retrospective exhibition of Martin Kippenberger's work at the Museum of Contemporary Art crystallizes the manic tone that made the German-born Conceptual artist such an influential force, beginning in the 1980s....
  • Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective

    Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective
    THE LARGE mid-career survey of paintings by South African born, Amsterdam-based artist Marlene Dumas that opened last weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art represents, in effect, her Los Angeles debut. A few works have shown up in local exhibitions,...
  • Sigmar Polke dies at 69; German artist

    Sigmar Polke dies at 69; German artist
    Sigmar Polke, a German artist who along with Gerhard Richter launched the Capitalist Realism painting movement in 1963 as a response to pop art, died Thursday in Cologne, Germany. He was 69 and had cancer. Polke, an influential painter, graphic artist...
  • Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg

    Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg
    Coosje van Bruggen -- an art historian, writer and curator whose professional partnership with her husband, artist Claes Oldenburg, turned ordinary objects into startling monuments around the world -- died Saturday at her Los Angeles residence. She was 66...
  • At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew

    At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew
    Art history is a messy business. And the urge to clean it up is irresistible, especially in the period of the Cold War in Germany. No surprise, then, that the most common shorthand for art produced in the divided nation goes something like this: East...
  • REDCAT AT 5: ART

    REDCAT AT 5: ART
    Remember the Pacific Rim? The term isn't heard much in art circles anymore, but in the last dozen years of the 20th century, it was everywhere. The 1980s had seen the prominent return of European art (especially from Germany) and the lively resurgence of...
  • Art review: Song Kun at Walter Maciel Gallery

     
    Paintings with a fuzzy, blissed-out, sun-bleached look have a venerable contemporary history, beginning with Vija Celmins and Gerhard Richter in the 1960s, continuing with Ellen Phelan in the 1980s and then on to Luc Tuymans more recently. Now, among...