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  • ICFF 2010: A wink on the wall, a green queen, punk teacups and some cocktail therapy

     
    Certain design fans will roll their eyes, but exhibitors hawking some cheeky fun at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair did add to the event's positive vibe. British designer Deborah Bowness premiered wallpaper that reproduced her favorite...
  • Monster Mash: new MOCA trustees; Frick Collection expands; Indian painting sets record

     
    -- Money bags: L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art gains three new trustees, including a billionaire diamond merchant. (Los Angeles Times) -- Expanding: The Frick Collection is adding a new gallery to its building. (New York Times) -- Big bucks: Christie's....
  • John Baldessari teams up with ForYourArt (and a 17th century Dutch painter) on new iPhone app

     
    A number of artists have used the iPhone as a sketchpad for drawing or finger-painting — David Hockney among them. Now conceptual artist John Baldessari is releasing an application that lets users play at being a 17th century Dutch still-life......
  • Wayne Thiebaud's Pop art license plate design

     
    In 1994, the year President Clinton presented the National Medal of Arts to painter Wayne Thiebaud, the artist's design for California's first specialty license plate began turning up on streets and freeways around the state. As graphic design it's...
  • British artists launch a campaign against funding cuts

     
    Ralph Rugoff, once L.A. Weekly's art critic and now director of the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank, helped launch a campaign Friday to stave off draconian funding cuts to the arts in Britain. The campaign -- supported by some......
  • Scrabble is a Kindle bestseller. Is the e-reader getting game-y?

     
    Are the days of knowing the Kindle as a dedicated e-reader over? On Sept. 24, Scrabble for Kindle launched. On Wednesday, the $4.99 Kindle Scrabble -- created by Electronic Arts for Hasbro Inc. -- was the No. 2 bestseller in......
  • Ed Ruscha, David Hockney use their talent to create dog bowls

     
    A basic food and water dog bowl costs as little as $3 at your local pet supply store. But if you're in the mood for something much more upscale, you could shell out upward of $2,500 for a bowl painted......
  • Prominent artists paint dog bowls for charity

     
    High-profile artists including David Hockney and Ed Ruscha are using their talents for a good cause: helping severely ill pet owners and low-income senior citizens care for their pets. Hockney, Ruscha, Charles Arnoldi, Ross Bleckner, Robert Longo and...
  • Vintage Hollywood Bowl photos hitting the auction block

     
    Nostalgia for Old Hollywood is a robust business. Most of it tends to center around the moviemaking industry but for native Angelenos, the emotions run deeper than that, touching on all aspects of the city's cultural and social landscape in......
  • $27,450 for a dog dish? Maybe if it's designed by Ed Ruscha

     
    $27,450 for a dog dish? Apparently the price is right if you’re talking about an original work by the Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha. His “Untitled (Fido) 2010” polychrome glazed earthenware bowl was created as part of the Bowl Project,......
  • MOCA visitors can plunge into Latin American light and space--and Oiticica/D'Almeida swimming pool

     
    The swimming pool is a common sight in contemporary art, thanks in large part to the dazzling blue depths--or surfaces--of David Hockney. But a swimming pool as art? During the run of "Suprasensorial," MOCA's new show on Latin American light......