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Mark Rothko

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  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Doyle Lane's Midcentury ceramics the star of Reform Gallery show

    Doyle Lane's Midcentury ceramics the star of Reform Gallery show
    A dozen years after Doyle Lane's death, the work of the Los Angeles Midcentury ceramist (1925-2002) has caught the eye of such luminaries as actress Jodie Foster, Louis Vuitton artistic director Nicolas Ghesquière and artist Takashi Murakami. Lane's...
  • Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction

    Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction
    Two Andy Warhol works of art -- including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe -- sold Tuesday for more than $100 million combined at a Christie's New York auction, a sale of postwar and contemporary art that brought in a hefty total of $744.9 million. Warhol's...
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA

    Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA
      A typical video by Francesco Vezzoli is a veritable cavalcade of stars, mostly female — Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Catherine Deneuve, Eva Mendez, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Williams, Lauren Bacall and many more, plus a few men (Helmut Berger,...
  • L.A. theater openings, May 11-18: 'Letters From Zora' and more

    L.A. theater openings, May 11-18: 'Letters From Zora' and more
    Vanessa Bell Calloway delivers "Letters from Zola" at Pasadena Playhouse. And South Coast Rep revisits its inaugural production, Moliere's "Tartuffe," to close out its 50th anniversary season. Letters From Zora Vanessa Bell Calloway portrays African...
  • TV Picks: 'Penny Dreadful,' 'Carbonaro Effect,' 'Let the Fire Burn'

    TV Picks: 'Penny Dreadful,' 'Carbonaro Effect,' 'Let the Fire Burn'
    "Penny Dreadful" (Showtime, Sundays). John Logan, the screenwriter of “Hugo,” “Skyfall,” “Gladiator” — and, just to confuse you, of the Tony-winning Mark Rothko play, “Red” — created this well-...
  • Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' an elegantly beastly outing

     Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' an elegantly beastly outing
    Having created and shared them throughout recorded time, we are well acquainted with monsters, their forms and habits, strengths and weaknesses, ways of appearing and disappearing. Homer and the Bible are full of awful beasties; Shakespeare gave us...
  • Mark Rothko painting vandalized in 2012 goes back on view at Tate

    Mark Rothko painting vandalized in 2012 goes back on view at Tate
    A Mark Rothko painting that was vandalized in 2012 at London's Tate Modern museum is back on view after undergoing restoration. "Black on Maroon," a work from 1958 that is part of the artist's so-called Seagram mural series, was the subject of an 18-month...
  • Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko

    Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko
    It's talky, contrived and a little creaky, but John Logan's "Red," the two-actor play on the boards at Everyman Theatre, is also remarkably absorbing, even uplifting. Who knew art history could be so much fun? Sorry, that sounds flip. And "Red" is...
  • Michael Ovitz sues gallery, alleging fraud over artwork sales

    Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood power player who co-founded talent agency Creative Artists Agency, has sued a Los Angeles gallery, alleging it sold two pieces of art he consigned to it but didn't give him the proceeds, which totaled nearly $1 million....