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Francis Bacon

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  • Shakespeare Center L.A. honors Hollywood figures, professor

     
    Shakespeare Center of Los Angles will honor filmmaker Roland Emmerich and entertainment lawyer Bert Fields for their work in keeping the Bard prominent. Emmerich's new film, `Anonymous,' and a 2005 book by Fields both focus on the controversy over who...
  • Where Rhys Ifans stands on the whole ‘Who wrote Shakespeare’s plays’ thing

     
    Did William Shakespeare really write the plays that have borne his name for 400 years? That’s been a lively subject for speculation for ages, with conspiracy buffs championing others, from famous writers Christopher Marlowe and Francis Bacon, to the...
  • Shakespeare whodunit

     
    If I may borrow from the Bard, it's "much ado about nothing." The movie "Anonymous" has stirred the simmering pot of those who find reasons, and adequate spare time, to question whether William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the most remarkable....
  • 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....
  • May 8 - Garden Expert Michael Glassman

    May 8 - Garden Expert Michael Glassman
    Michael Glassman is an award-winning landscape designer, co-host and designer of Discovery Home Channel's series "Garden Police", and author of the just released book, Outdoor Designs for Living. Check out his landscaping tips below and be sure to visit...
  • MIlt Program Guide March 09

    MONDAY, MARCH 2ND THE NANNY STATE Do you think there are too many laws? Perhaps you think the government intrudes into our life too often to tell us what to do.  If you’re nodding your head in agreement, then you’ll probably agree with our...
  • 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,...