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  • Steve Cohen, billionaire financier and art collector, joins MOCA board

     
    Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire who is in contention for the L.A. Dodgers baseball team, has been elected to the MOCA board of trustees....
  • Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter works bring in millions at auction

     
    A painting by Francis Bacon brought in $33.2 million at a Christie's auction this week. A Gerhard Richter painting sold for for approximately $15.6 million....
  • Edvard Munch's 'Scream' headed for auction at Sotheby's

     
    A version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is expected to bring in $80 million or more at a Sotheby's auction in New York. The sale, which was announced this week and is scheduled for May, will feature a version of the famous image created by the...
  • Gunter Sachs' art collection heading to auction

     
    A trove of modern art owned by the late Gunter Sachs, the multi-millionaire European industrialist and playboy, will hit the auction block in May and is expected to bring in more than $31 million, according to Sotheby's....
  • Andy Warhol's Elvis Presley painting could sell for $50 million

     
    Andy Warhol would have another headline for his scrapbook. The prince of pop art’s portrait of Elvis Presley is set for the Sotheby's auction block and is expected to fetch $30 million to $50 million....
  • Patrick White's cruel visionaries

    Patrick White's cruel visionaries
    Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
  • Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks

    Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks
    The Mind's Eye Oliver Sacks Alfred A. Knopf: 270 pp., $26.95 Oliver Sacks has built a reputation on exploring the medical mysteries of individual patients to illuminate the larger mysteries of human experience. "The Mind's Eye," a collection of essays...
  • Book review: 'Encounter' by Milan Kundera

    Book review: 'Encounter' by Milan Kundera
    Encounter Essays Milan Kundera, translated from the French by Linda Asher Harper: 192 pp., $23.99 "Up to what degree of distortion does an individual still remain himself?" Milan Kundera asks this question in writing about the painter Francis Bacon,...
  • Why eat turkey bacon when you can eat the real thing?

     
    Got an Eat This, Not That e-mail from Men's Health last night and I was surprised to find out that Oscar Mayer turkey bacon and porky bacon have the same fat and calories in two strips (70 calories, 6 grams......
  • Q&A: Geren Lockhart dishes on her Francis Bacon-inspired fall collection

     
    Geren Lockhart, designer for L.A. contemporary brand Geren Ford, always turns out chic, body-friendly looks. But for her fall 2010 collection, she also amped up the sex appeal — creating va-va-voom pieces such as metallic leather minis, body-clinging...
  • 'Modern Family' recap: The time traveler's wife (and kids)

     
    "Modern Family" isn't your traditional sitcom, but at the same time, it kind of is. Sure, the show's got post-modern touches, like characters who talk directly to the camera, but there are episodes that borrow as much from "The Brady......