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  • Artist Per Kirkeby discusses painting, critics and 'Antichrist'

     
    In his native Denmark, Per Kirkeby is regarded as something of a national treasure, an artist of exceptional talent whose intense and moody work is said to embody the spirit of the country. For those of us in the U.S.,......
  • Milan's big showing of a Da Vinci notebook recalls L.A.'s Leonardo that got away

     
    In light of recent controversies, most folks who care about art know that it's a really big deal for a museum to even think of unloading a masterpiece. (Consider Brandeis University's attempt to sell off the collection of its Rose......
  • Live-blogging 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': That's one 'sad velvet painting' of a dish

     
    Tonight's 'Top Chef' redux is being written as a running commentary. So away we go: The episode starts with Bryan missing his kid. Jennifer's missing last week's Mike I. Cabin fever is at an all-time high. But Jennifer, at least,......
  • Give the kids a sketch pad and send them outside

     
    Young Californians have two more weeks to grab a paint brush, camera or pen, spend time with some of their wild neighbors and create a potential winner in the Robert Bateman Get to Know Contest. The Canadian program was imported......
  • A small Jewish museum acquires Chagall crucifixion painting at a bargain price

     
    A little-known painting by Marc Chagall has taken the international spotlight after a small museum in London revealed over the weekend that it has purchased the work at a bargain price. Chagall's "Apocalypse in Lilac, Capriccio" (1945) was purchased in......
  • L.A. artist Kimberly Brooks targets the style set in her latest show

     
    Artist Kimberly Brooks has been in and around L.A.'s style scene for years -- as a painter, Web designer, fashion lover and Hollywood wife (she's hitched to Albert Brooks). So it makes perfect sense that she would choose some of......
  • Collecting California in Laguna Beach

     
    Perched high above the bluffs and crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, The Laguna Art Museum has been the ideal setting for an artist’s haven for decades. Since the turn of the 20th century, throngs of creative types have flocked......
  • Monster Mash: More on Deitch's MOCA contract; Monet found in Poland; Domingo announces WNO season

     
    -- Dotting the i's: Jeffrey Deitch's contract with L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has safeguards against conflicts of interest, according to museum leaders. (Los Angeles Times) -- Recovered masterpiece: Police say they have found a Claude Monet...
  • Art review: LaDuke at Angles Gallery

     
    In a 1506 drawing made as a study for an altarpiece in Venice, German artist Albrecht Durer placed the dark pupil of an angel's right eye smack in the compositional center of the sheet. The eye of a mystical, mythological......
  • Critic's Notebook: The L.A. Art Show

     
    Except for specialized work like photographs or prints, art fairs seem to do best when at least one of two factors is present: The host city has a modest or meager gallery life, or the display venue is unusual. In......
  • Art review: 'Renoir in the 20th Century' @ LACMA

     
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....