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  • Monster Mash: Art forgers sentenced; Ricky Martin 'Evita' opening set

     
    German art forgers who fooled a number of collectors, including actor Steve Martin, have been sentenced to a total of 15 years in jail. A previously unknown painting by Velazquez meets the public. It also comes with a complicated backstory....
  • Monster Mash: Katy Perry to Broadway? Da Vinci ticket scalpers

     
    Harvey Weinstein is considering developing a Broadway musical based on the new movie "My Week with Marilyn," with singer Katy Perry in the lead role as Marilyn Monroe. The National Gallery in London said it would crack down on ticket scalping to its...
  • 'Work of Art' recap: A surprise winner

     
    "Work of Art" on Bravo concluded its second season on Wednesday, with the three remaining contestants squaring off in competing gallery shows. In a season that featured little drama and even less excitement, the series saved its biggest bombshell for...
  • Review: Allentown Art Museum's 'Who Shot Rock and Roll' interesting, but antiseptic

     
    Rock and roll culture is an oxymoron. The very definition of rock and roll is that it’s an uncultured, visceral art form – felt instinctually, not intellectually. So it’s no surprise that Allentown Art Museum’s new exhibit of...
  • Classic rock images to show at Annenberg Space for Photography

     
    The Annenberg Space for Photography will bring the exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present" to its space in Century City in June. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an advance look....
  • Raphael Saadiq, Moby booked for free Century City concerts

     
    The heavy commercial district that is Century City will be getting an injection of rock 'n' roll this summer. In conjunction with the upcoming exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present,” KCRW-FM has revealed...
  • Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart christen 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' opening

     
    The opening of the "Who Shot Rock & Roll" photo exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography included Ann and Nancy Wilson, founders of Heart, stepping onto a stage to perform a short set of classics....
  • At Paris' Pompidou Center, the year of the women

    At Paris' Pompidou Center, the year of the women
    Imagine a museum that boasts the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. Now imagine that an intrepid female curator puts all the men's work in storage and fills the permanent collection galleries with a new version of 20th and...
  • Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework

    Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework
    The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762. But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker helps inspire 'Work of Art' on Bravo

    Most artists aren't in it for money … but if one can walk away with $100,000 thanks to Sarah Jessica Parker, so much the better. As her "Sex and the City 2" sequel to her former HBO series continues its theatrical run, the Emmy-winning actress also is...
  • Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life

    Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life
    When French painter James Tissot unveiled his ambitious new depiction of "The Life of Christ" at the Paris Salon of 1894, the epic though still unfinished series of nearly 300 watercolors was a sensation. Standing in the midst of this immense...