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  • Warhol 'Double Elvis' goes for $37 million

    The Andy Warhol classic painting "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" sold Wednesday at Sotheby's in New York for more than $37 million, the auction house said. With commission, the sale price of $33 million totaled $37,042,500, short of the $50 million that...
  • Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks
    It's 1958. Painter Mark Rothko is at the height of his fame, and has accepted one of the most ambitious commissions of the 20th century: to create a series of large canvases for the prestigious Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram Building...
  • City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye

    City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye
    When I was a graduate student in England, I once attended a soccer game — or football, as they call it most everywhere but here. I didn't get much out of it. It seemed awfully simple: two teams kicking the ball back and forth for two hours, and...
  • Jonathan Epstein To Star in "Red" At Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jonathan Epstein, a frequent actor in the Massachusetts Berkshires, stars as abstract artist Mark Rothko in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play "Red." The two-actor play will be produced at Hartford's TheaterWorks and run March 23 to May 6. Tazewell...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in London for bargain-hunters

    (Reuters Life!) - If you think London is the kind of luxury destination that will empty your wallet in seconds, then you'll be delighted to know that you don't have to be a billionaire to enjoy the best of the British capital. This city is also a jewel...
  • Alfred Molina paints the town 'Red'

    Alfred Molina paints the town 'Red'
    When actor Alfred Molina got a call that Michael Grandage, artistic director of London's high-profile Donmar Warehouse, wanted to meet with him, he relished a session of gossip about London theater. But Grandage had a different agenda. Toward the end...
  • 'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys

    'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys
    Reporting from New York The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual. "Red," a two-character...
  • Critic's Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art

    Critic's Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art
    Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
  • MOCA faces serious financial problems

    MOCA faces serious financial problems
    Los Angeles' prestigious but chronically underfunded Museum of Contemporary Art has fallen into crisis. Museum Director Jeremy Strick said MOCA is seeking large cash infusions from donors, and this week he did not rule out the possibility of merging...
  • Artist Jennifer Bornstein curates a show at the Hammer Museum

    Artist Jennifer Bornstein curates a show at the Hammer Museum
    Jennifer Bornstein was a kid in a candy store -- with almost half a year to gorge herself. When Hammer Museum curator Allegra Pesenti asked Bornstein to rummage through the institution's huge collection of graphic work and put together a show of...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...