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  • Dina Vierny dies at 89; sculptor's muse, artists' model

    Dina Vierny, muse to French sculptor Aristide Maillol and model for painters Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard, has died, her sons announced Wednesday in Paris. She was 89. Vierny, who began modeling for Maillol at age 15, died Tuesday morning at an...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan dies at 86

    Grace Hartigan, an Abstract Expressionist painter once hailed as the leading female artist of her generation who later turned to teaching and led a Baltimore art school to national prominence, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at a nursing home in Timonium,...
  • Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector

    Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector
    Ernst Beyeler, whose early eye for undervalued Picassos and Impressionists helped him assemble one of Europe's most famous art collections, has died, his Beyeler Foundation said. He was 88. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ernst Beyeler obituary: The...
  • Treasures are drawn to academic sanctuaries

    As students rush to classes at USC, an outdoor artwork near Fisher Gallery invites them to slow down and think about a shameful chapter of U.S. history. Created by Jenny Holzer in 1999 and simply titled "Blacklist," the landscaped retreat recalls the...
  • Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw

    Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw
    Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked. The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
  • Denim is Dona Granata's canvas

    Denim is Dona Granata's canvas
    FOR AS long as she can remember, Dona Granata has been fascinated by costumes, whether it be the theatrical attire of the stage or the opulent movie fashions of Hollywood's Golden Age. "It's always appealed to me," she says. "Part of it is a fantasy-...
  • Planning your trip to Napa Valley

    Planning this trip THE BEST WAY From LAX to San Francisco, American, United, Southwest and Virgin America have nonstop service. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $128. To Oakland, Southwest, United and Delta have nonstop service. Restricted round-...
  • A look at new paintings by Bob Dylan

     
    Bob Dylan has shape-shifted more times in his career than any other pop musician. His music has always reflected that need to seek out new forms of self-expression. What's less known is that his paintings function in the same way......
  • Architect Robert Venturi slams planned Barnes Foundation move

     
    Robert Venturi, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect and lifelong resident of Philadelphia, has written a stinging letter in opposition to a controversial plan to dismantle the suburban Barnes Foundation and relocate its unparalleled collection of...
  • More art fabrications from the right wing

     
    When the White House last week released an official list of art borrowed to hang in the public and private rooms of the residence, the right-wing blogosphere was electrified. And, no, not in a good way. The list had been......