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Jackson Pollock

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  • Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space

     Review: LACMA's 'Calder and Abstraction' a wonder of curved space
    If you like Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, you'll love the sculpture of Alexander Calder. And vice versa. As an artist Calder certainly wasn't in the business of illustrating difficult scientific postulates. (Born on the cusp of the...
  • 'Bakersfield Mist,' from Los Angeles to London's West End

    'Bakersfield Mist,' from Los Angeles to London's West End
    "Bakersfield Mist," the play by Stephen Sachs that was a recent sleeper hit at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, will be making the transatlantic journey to London's West End when it opens at the Duchess Theatre this spring with a cast that includes...
  • 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...
  • Is Jackson Pollock's name hidden in 'Mural'?

    Four and a half years ago, Smithsonian magazine offered what was then the latest theory on the genesis of “Mural,” the epic Jackson Pollock painting that went on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum on Tuesday following 21 months of detailed...
  • Randolph College responds to sanctions imposed by museum group

    Randolph College has hit back at an association of museum directors that has imposed sanctions on the college for its recent sale of a valuable George Bellows painting. The college said the Assn. of Art Museum Directors' sanctions, which include...
  • Maier Museum of Art sanctioned for selling Bellows painting

    The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College in Virginia has received a rare sanction from a national organization of museum directors for the recent decision to sell a valuable George Bellows painting in order to fund college operations. Leaders at the ...
  • Lady Gaga gets puked on repeatedly at SXSW

    Lady Gaga gets puked on repeatedly at SXSW
    There's a saying in journalism called, "The Breakfast Test." Basically, it means if an image would nauseate a reader as they eat the first meal of the day, perhaps that image shouldn't be circulated.  This does not pass the breakfast test.  At SXSW in...
  • Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013

     Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013
    This post has been updated. See below for details. With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
  • L.A. brands have an inside track on sports clothing

     L.A. brands have an inside track on sports clothing
    Given the sunny, body-conscious atmosphere of Los Angeles, it's no surprise to find a thriving field of locally based fitness-wear brands; many of the companies design and produce their lines from start to finish in the city. These new or growing...
  • 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...
  • Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' on display at Getty starting in March

    Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' on display at Getty starting in March
    Following an extensive cleaning process that included the removal of a coat of varnish, the Getty Museum will put Jackson Pollock's monumental work "Mural" on display for the public starting in March. "Mural," which is dated from 1943, is scheduled to...