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  • Richard Artschwager, celebrated artist, dead at 89

    Richard Artschwager, celebrated artist, dead at 89
    Richard Artschwager, the painter and sculptor who recently was honored with a career retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, died on Saturday at 89. His death was confirmed by the Gagosian Gallery. Artschwager's death comes just a week...
  • Confronting artist Kara Walker

    Confronting artist Kara Walker
    Kara Walker will be difficult. This gets whispered to you by enough people in the art world and you start to believe it: She's humorless! Confrontational! Intimidating! David Mamet intimidating! And this week, before the Thursday opening of “...
  • Designer Reed Krakoff finds a new luxury after Coach

    Designer Reed Krakoff finds a new luxury after Coach
    After 16 years at the helm of Coach, Reed Krakoff left the American heritage brand this fall to chart a solo course with his own label, which is starting to really gain momentum. In the three years since launching his namesake brand, Krakoff has dressed...
  • Jeff Koons retrospective won't come to MOCA: report

    Jeff Koons retrospective won't come to MOCA: report
    Next year's highly anticipated retrospective of artist Jeff Koons won't be debuting in Los Angeles as previously expected, according to a recent report. Bloomberg has reported that the show, which will be Koons' first major retrospective in years,...
  • MOCA says Jeff Koons exhibition not canceled, could open in 2015

    MOCA says Jeff Koons exhibition not canceled, could open in 2015
    Jeff Koons' big museum retrospective could be coming to Los Angeles after all, just not as soon as originally planned. The Museum of Contemporary Art said that the upcoming Koons exhibition has not been canceled, and is expected to arrive in L.A. in...
  • Ruth Asawa dies at 87; sculptor and arts advocate

    Ruth Asawa dies at 87; sculptor and arts advocate
    Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa was interned during World War II, first at the Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, where she lived in a horse stall that reeked of manure, and then at a relocation center in Arkansas, where 8,000 detainees were surrounded...
  • 100th Birthday For Toy That Inspired A Million Tinkerers

    Many a mechanically minded child growing up in the 20th century honed his or her construction skills with a toy Erector set — a collection of small metal beams, nuts and bolts, gears, wheels and other parts that could be assembled in countless ways....
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Top events to do Wednesday, Sept. 11

    Top events to do Wednesday, Sept. 11
    Music 9-11 Memorial Concert: The American Legion's Ninth District in Florida is hosting a Sept. 11 memorial concert in Hollywood Wednesday night, honoring those lives lost on that New York morning 12 years ago. The free event will begins at 7:30 at...
  • David Gilhooly dies at 70; a leader of Bay Area funk art movement

    David Gilhooly, a prominent Northern California sculptor of fanciful frogs who was a founder of the Bay Area funk art movement at UC Davis in the early 1960s, has died. He was 70. He died Aug. 21 after collapsing at his home in Newport, Ore., said his...
  • A collector's life on display at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

    A collector's life on display at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
    As one of the world’s foremost collectors of contemporary art, Martin Z. Margulies knows what he likes. That includes the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. “It’s a beautiful museum designed by a world-class architect with a lot of...