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  • The $106.5-million Picasso and the Bel-Air house where it hung

     
    The art world is buzzing over the sale Tuesday night of Picasso’s “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust,” sold at Christie’s in New York for $106.5 million, making it the world’s most expensive artwork ever purchased at auction. The 1...
  • A bewitching attraction

    A bewitching attraction
    "Salem: A Guide to America's Bewitching City" Salem, Mass., has earned a reputation as the unofficial Halloween capital of the world. It has something to do with those witches. The Salem witch trials may have taken place in 1692, but you would never...
  • Inside the Historic Degas House Decorated for Christmas

    Inside the Historic Degas House Decorated for Christmas
    The New Orlean's home to French Impressionist Master Edgar Degas is decorated for Christmas, and WGNO goes inside the historic home for a tour. With a soaring 13-foot tree adorned with glass ornaments, to the natural greenery draped along the staircase...
  • The Valley Line: `April in Paris comes to L.A.

    This flirty May weather is skipping right along its usual erratic path. One day it is 80 degrees and the next it is teeth-chattering cold, and it’s raining. All-in-all, May is a delightful month. It is my birthday month and I’ve always been...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......
  • Monster Mash: Degas artwork stolen in France; 'Finian' to close; a new Leonardo painting?*

     
    -- Art theft: A pastel work by Edgar Degas, titled "Les Choristes," has been stolen from a museum exhibit in Marseille, France. (France 24) -- End of the road: The critically acclaimed Broadway revival of "Finian's Rainbow" is set to......
  • Ed Ruscha weighs in on Obamas' taste in art

     
    In his early days, Ed Ruscha painted single words that packed a punch: oof, slam, smash, honk. In the ???80s, he took a subtler approach, floating equivocal phrases in painted skies. Consider ???I Think I???ll...,??? a 1983 piece that has......
  • Cat Burglar Rats Out His Techniques

    Serial burglar Ignacio Pena Del Rio gave up his tools of the trade, and on Tuesday had six months shaved off his prison sentence. Pena Del Rio, known as one of Los Angeles' most industrious and prolific cat burglars until his arrest in 2006, agreed to...
  • Travel news in brief: 10 eco-resorts recommended by Coastal Living magazine

    ECO-COOL: Coastal Living magazine's April issue recommends 10 eco-resorts, from yurts in Big Sur to breezy island cabanas that need no air conditioners. •Big Sur, Calif.—The Treebones Resort is hippie heaven with massages provided in your...