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Jackson Pollock

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  • Greetings, salutations and a tip of the hat still exist in a time of texting

    Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists. I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
  • Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture

     Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture
    While pundits again debate gun laws after the Isla Vista massacre, a small Laguna Beach gallery will open a show this weekend that approaches the firearm culture from a different perspective. Specifically, it's the perspective of an artist who is barely...
  • Big weekend on tap for art, and that's just the beginning

    Big weekend on tap for art, and that's just the beginning
    With the new year comes the blast of new art that hits every January. What could be called an “Artapalooza” starts Thursday night with the monthly Downtown L.A. Art Walk. Saturday brings a high concentration of citywide gallery openings. And...
  • Christie's says 2013 was record year for art sales

    Christie's says 2013 was record year for art sales
    In a sign the economy is getting better for the world's wealthiest people, Christie's auction house said 2013 was a record year for art sales. The London-based company said it sold $7.1 billion worth of art, jewelry and wine last year, a 16% increase...
  • 11-year-old Charles Gitnick wows Miami Art Basel with gun art

    11-year-old Charles Gitnick wows Miami Art Basel with gun art
    Wealthy collectors and famous international artists are descending on the Miami Beach convention center this week for the Art Basel show; but a young, largely unknown artist from Woodland Hills is kicking up some dust of his own nearby, in the city’...
  • 'Inside the Dream Palace' opens door on a vivid Chelsea Hotel

    Before Patti Smith, before Allen Ginsberg, before Thomas Wolfe, before O. Henry, the Chelsea Hotel was populated by 80 convivial families of various levels of wealth, brought together by an idealistic board partly inspired by a French philosopher so...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Time Is Illmatic'

    It's unlikely that hip-hop documentary "Time Is Illmatic" will have many showings as thrilling as its opening-night slot at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, where it preceded an impassioned live performance by its subject, the artist born Nasir bin...
  • 'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere

    'Largest outdoor art show': Five U.S. museums unite for Art Everywhere
    Among the denim-clad glamour girls and blockbuster movie stars staring down from the billboards of the Sunset Strip, images of great American artworks will be displayed this summer in what organizers are calling “the largest outdoor art show ever...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'
    Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86. His publisher...
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'

    MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'
    NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie. But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter?...