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  • Robbie Conal: Political animal

    Robbie Conal: Political animal
    I'm always flabbergasted by the foaming fury with which some people regard the painter and guerrilla poster artist Robbie Conal. Over the years, letters-to-the-editor writers have said, "Conal is a cancer on society" and, "He should be behind bars, not in...
  • New in paper at your local bookstore

    New in paper at your local bookstore
    "Born Standing Up" by Steve Martin (Scribner) Here's Steve Martin, describing his first appearance on "The Tonight Show": "What happened while I was out there was very similar to an alien abduction: I remember very little of it, though I'm convinced it...
  • The big game is in Olympics merchandising

    The big game is in Olympics merchandising
    THE POP culture petri dish of the Olympic Games has made must-haves out of David Hockney posters (Munich, 1972), plush baby snow owls (Nagano, 1998), blue berets (Salt Lake City, 2002), even wedge haircuts (Innsbruck, 1976). And with the 2008 Summer Games...
  • Tony Bennett's art-filled pad with a killer view

    He may live in a penthouse apartment that overlooks Manhattan's Central Park, but the feeling that fills Tony Bennett's luxe pad is simplicity. It's a "very simple, functional Japanese style," the legendary songman (and painter) said of his home of the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: What did David Hockney and Frank Gehry think of Lady Gaga?

     
    Hollywood stars mingled with LA's art elite at the MOCA 30th anniversary gala on Saturday night. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, Pierce Brosnan Eva Mendes, Rose McGowan, Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Christina Ricci, Eva Mendes, Ridley Scott, Brett...
  • David Hockney back in L.A. -- for a bit

     
    Painter David Hockney likes to call himself “an English Los Angeleno,” but the renowned chronicler of Los Angeles’ sun-drenched life and landscapes hasn’t been around much lately. He’s much more likely to be painting these days in his native...
  • Entertainment and pro football executive Steve Tisch joins LACMA's board of trustees

     
    Steve Tisch, an award-winning film and television producer and chairman of pro football's New York Giants, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Tisch, a partner in the production company Escape......
  • L.A. Louver mounts Alice Neel show, billed as the region's first in decades

     
    A figurative painter from her student days in Philadelphia in the 1920s until her death in New York in 1984, Alice Neel became famous for her nudes. She made hairy, lumpy, let-it-all-hang-out portraits of women and men that art critics......
  • 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......