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  • 'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp

    'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp
    Hearts of the City The Selected Writings of Herbert Muschamp Herbert Muschamp Alfred A. Knopf: 888 pp., $50 In December 1997, with the Getty Center finally set to open its expansive hilltop campus after more than a decade of frustration, Herbert...
  • Giuseppe Panza di Biumo dies at 87; art collector legitimized MOCA

    Giuseppe Panza di Biumo dies at 87; art collector legitimized MOCA
    Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, an Italian collector of American art whose cache of paintings and sculptures by Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and others legitimized the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died....
  • Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim

    Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim
    "Kandinsky," the big exhibition of 95 oil paintings made between 1902 and 1942 by the visionary pioneer of abstraction, Vasily Kandinsky, is a show that looks like it was made expressly for the spiral ramp of the Guggenheim Museum. That's because in a...
  • Farewell, my lovely

    Farewell, my lovely
    IT seems Miuccia Prada has overdosed on pretty clothes. Backstage Tuesday night, she said that her fall show was about "fake classics." And she admitted to purposefully making the most luxurious materials — alpaca, silk and leather — look,...
  • 'Catherine Opie: American Photographer' at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    'Catherine Opie: American Photographer' at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
    When an artist picks up dangling threads and ties them together, sometimes the result is a jolt as powerful as when electrical wires cross. Sparks fly, heads turn and a dangerous beauty is unleashed. Catherine Opie is an artist who tied threads...
  • Centre Pompidou Foundation: L.A.'s French connection

    Centre Pompidou Foundation: L.A.'s French connection
    The Pompidou Center is a magnet for students, tourists and arts aficionados in central Paris, housing the National Museum of Modern Art, a public library and performance spaces in an inside-out building with mechanical systems encased in giant red, blue...
  • Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer

    Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer
    Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73. Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
  • 'Songs of Ascension' takes flight at REDCAT

    'Songs of Ascension' takes flight at REDCAT
    When the musician Meredith Monk and the visual artist Ann Hamilton first worked together in 2001, they created "Mercy," a work that was described variously as dance, opera, musical theater and installation art. The performance was a meditation on violence...
  • Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg

    Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg
    Coosje van Bruggen -- an art historian, writer and curator whose professional partnership with her husband, artist Claes Oldenburg, turned ordinary objects into startling monuments around the world -- died Saturday at her Los Angeles residence. She was 66...
  • PASSINGS

    Anna Manahan Irish actress won a Tony Anna Manahan, 84, a leading Irish actress who won a Tony Award in 1998 for her role as the nasty mother Mag in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" on Broadway, died Sunday in her hometown of Waterford, Ireland, after a...
  • Charles Gwathmey dies at 71; architect known for modernist home designs

    Charles Gwathmey, an architect known for his influential modernist home designs and famous clients, has died. He was 71. Gwathmey died of cancer Monday in Manhattan, said his stepson, Eric Steel. The architect formed the firm of Gwathmey Siegel &...