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  • 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......
  • Art review: 'Renoir in the 20th Century' @ LACMA

     
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......
  • Matisse gets 'radical' in Chicago

     
    I've just come from the press preview at the Art Institute of Chicago for "Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917." The show opens Saturday, and I'll have a full review early next week. Suffice it to say that this is one of......
  • Art review: 'Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917' @ Art Institute of Chicago

     
    CHICAGO -- If the world is coming apart at the seams and society's provisional fabric is being shredded, how does an artist respond? With anger? Analysis? Denial? Disinterest? That's a question that thrums through a breathtaking exhibition, newly opened...
  • Monster Mash: Big gift for the Huntington; a $28.6-million Matisse; 'The Bachelorette' on Broadway

     
    -- Generous legacy: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino -- named as an heir in the will of arts patron Frances Brody -- may receive the largest cash gift in its history after the sale......
  • Monster Mash: Paris officials investigate art heist; Black Dahlia play moves to N.Y.; British architects prizes

     
    Super structures: The Royal Institute of British Architects has given out 102 awards for architectural excellence to buildings ranging from a circular loo in London to the Neues Museum in Berlin. (Independent) Security lapse: A day after the big Paris.......
  • Tim Burton exhibition coming to LACMA in May 2011

     
    From Beetlejuice to Batman, from Ed Wood to Willy Wonka, the characters that Tim Burton has brought to movie screens are notable for their dark idiosyncrasies and macabre weirdness. Burton's goth universe -- at once disturbing and oddly inviting --......
  • The strangest roomful of art in L.A. right now

     
    Easily the strangest roomful of art in Los Angeles right now is the final gallery of the Getty Museum's recently opened exhibition of fancy-pants painting and sculpture, "The Spectacular Art of Jean-Leon Gérôme." The first survey in more than 40......
  • LACMA installs its Matisse ceramic wall

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is gearing up for the Oct. 2 public opening of its new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion. Meanwhile, Thursday the museum unveiled its newly installed ceramic wall by Henri Matisse, "La Gerbe......
  • Paris Fashion Week: John Galliano's leading ladies

     
    For his namesake collection at Paris Fashion Week, John Galliano's muse was haute huckster Maria Lani and his stage the gorgeous Opéra Comique. Lani is an amusing character from the 1920s Paris art scene, who persuaded every great artist --......