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Francis Bacon

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  • Valentine's Day: Sweets handled with care and flair

     
    Don't wuss out and go with the standard box of chocolates this Valentine's Day. Show your loved one that you care with some unique, artisanally produced treats. Just tell them sharing is caring, and you can satisfy your sweet tooth, too. Rice Krispy...
  • 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....
  • Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    The idea of the “avant-garde” is often considered in musings about art. Sure, it’s a concept of fungible elasticity, but it can also be a useful pet to have around. I’ll deploy this domesticated, if imperfect, beast here, to put in...
  • Keep it Simple, Keep it Cheap: Royal Wedding - It's a Wrap!

    Now in its 30th year, It's A Wrap! is a family owned and operated company founded by Janet Dion in 1981 that offers the general public the opportunity to purchase actual wardrobe and props from movie and TV sets. Stock varies depending on the film or TV...