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  • Review: 'The Different Shades of Hugh' at The Road on Magnolia

    Review: 'The Different Shades of Hugh' at The Road on Magnolia
    If Jackson Pollock, Preston Sturges and John Guare collaborated on a play, it might resemble “The Different Shades of Hugh” in its extremely promising, beautifully appointed premiere at the Road Theatre’s lovely new Magnolia space....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb

    Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb
    In Wally Lamb's latest novel, “We Are Water,” outsider artist Annie Oh has left Orion Oh, her psychologist husband of 27 years, to marry a sophisticated, Manhattan-based art dealer named Viveca. On the way to the wedding — set in Lamb'...
  • Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design

    Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design
    If you should wander into the Boone Art Gallery at Pasadena City College, you'll see a grouping of large paintings that, at first glance, could be the work of a child. So simple are the spare arrangements of different colored circles and ovals in the show...
  • 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’...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?

    What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?
    We're not pointing fingers or anything, but let's just say we might have strolled into more than one apartment in our time, in which the fellow in charge of cleaning was, well, clearly otherwise preoccupied. Exhibit One might have been the kitchen sink,...
  • Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin

    Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin
    Rico Lebrun was probably the most famous Modern American artist working in Los Angeles in the decade following World War II. Yet, when the J. Paul Getty Museum opened "Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970" on Saturday, kicking off the...
  • Beatrice Gersh dies at 87; L.A. arts patron

    Beatrice Gersh dies at 87; L.A. arts patron
    Beatrice Gersh, a distinguished art collector and patron of the arts in Los Angeles for more than half a century who played a significant role in the founding of the Museum of Contemporary Art, has died. She was 87. Gersh, the widow of Hollywood talent...