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Gustav Klimt

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  • Byrd on a flier

    Haight-Ashbury, rock ’n’ roll and mind-altering drugs gave rise to an unusual burst of creativity that married type designs, images and explosive color on esoteric psychedelic posters. Artists embedded in the San Francisco hippie culture...
  • Muscarelle prints grab the eyes

    Muscarelle prints grab the eyes
    When you leaveFrance'sfamous Ecole Des Beaux Arts after just one day, you're probably marching to your own drummer. But no one in the late 1940s imagined just how strange and different a path Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser would take in...
  • The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms

    The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms
    VIENNA — The Hotel Sacher will never be mistaken for a hip hotel. The elaborate gilt trim in public rooms, the old-school celebrity photos that adorn the walls and the tourists in line to sample Sacher torte — all evidence that guests are...
  • Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis

    Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis
    Jonathan Petropoulos, a scholar-sleuth noted for helping to return art looted by the Nazis to its proper owners, has resigned his post as director of Claremont McKenna College's Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights -- the...
  • 'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists

    'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists
    Classical composer Eric Zeisl had a tough time living in mid-20th century Los Angeles. The somber, heavy-browed Austrian, who left Nazi-dominated Europe in 1938, stated that the two things he hated most in this world were Hitler and the sun. He was...
  • THE MAXIMALIST

    Made of glass and steel, the modern high-rises on Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood look like ideal homes for people who love minimalist interiors. Judith Hoffman isn't one of them. "Certainly there is a whole group of people today who feel the need to...
  • PASSINGS: Paul Johnson, John R. 'Jack' Beckett, Bill Wagner, John Willis, Rudolf Leopold, Lorn Brown

    PASSINGS: Paul Johnson, John R. 'Jack' Beckett, Bill Wagner, John Willis, Rudolf Leopold, Lorn Brown
    Paul Johnson Longtime L.A. traffic reporter Paul Johnson, 75, a longtime Los Angeles traffic reporter who worked at KNBC-TV Channel 4 for 22 years and was known for his signature phrase "Buckle up, be careful out there," died Tuesday at his home in...
  • New Beatles-themed lodgings in Liverpool

    Money can't buy you love, but it can buy you a night with the Fab Four, now that a Beatlesque boutique hotel has opened in the northern English city where it all began. Liverpool's 110-room Hard Days Night Hotel, which opened Feb. 1, is an artsy homage...
  • Lisa Fung appointed Online Arts and Entertainment Editor

     
    Here's the memo from Editor Russ Stanton: Colleagues: Lisa Fung, who has overseen our arts and culture coverage in Calendar for the last nine years, is our new online arts and entertainment editor, effective immediately. She will oversee our formidable......
  • Klimt and Carriera acquisitions for the Getty

     
    The J. Paul Getty Museum will unveil three recent acquisitions -- two figure drawings by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and a pastel portrait by Italian painter Rosalba Carriera -- today in the museum’s South Pavilion Pastel Gallery at the Getty......
  • Monster Mash: More on Deitch's MOCA contract; Monet found in Poland; Domingo announces WNO season

     
    -- Dotting the i's: Jeffrey Deitch's contract with L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has safeguards against conflicts of interest, according to museum leaders. (Los Angeles Times) -- Recovered masterpiece: Police say they have found a Claude Monet...