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  • Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis

    Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis
    Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94. Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
  • New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars

    New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars
    Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...
  • PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz

    PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz
    Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said...
  • Sunday: Building alternative worlds, William Gibson and 'The Lady in Gold'

     
    Matt Ruff builds an unexpected, alternative version of the 9/11 attacks in his novel "The Mirage"; cyberpunk patron saint William Gibson showcases his nonfiction work; "Bell Curve" co-author Charles Murray makes a dire assessment of America in "Coming...
  • Jeweler Frey Wille hits Rodeo Drive on Friday

     
    Austrian jewelry brand Frey Wille (pronounced fry-ville) is opening a boutique on Rodeo Drive on Friday, adding another location forits 87 stores worldwide. The 1,000-square-foot store will showcase the company’s art-based accessories like jewelry,...
  • Concept LA Fashion Week, fall/winter 2012: Nuvula, Gypsy Junkies

     
    On the catwalk with Nuvula, Gypsy Junkies at Concept LA Fashion Week....
  • The Klimts and the Supreme Court

     
    Patt Morrison Asks: E. Randol Schoenberg on the Klimts and the Supreme Court....
  • San Diego museums receive $40-million art collection

     
    The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the San Diego Museum of Art gifted a private art collection worth $40 million....
  • Authors in L.A.: T.C. Boyle, Jodi Picoult and a busy week

     
    T.C. Boyle, Russ Feingold and Jodi Picoult are all authors and they are all in the LA area this week....
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Monster Mash: Guggenheim's Abu Dhabi project; Ai Weiwei's Taiwan show

     
    The future of the planned Guggenheim Museum in Abu Dhabi looks uncertain after a company working on the project dropped plans to award a major construction contract. The Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan is set to host an exhibit dedicated to artist Ai...