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  • French students wowed by visit to Hoover High

    French students wowed by visit to Hoover High
    Hoover High School held a reception for 40 students from a small French town on Monday.  The exchange students from Bellegarde, which has only 12,000 residents, will spend two weeks attending Hoover. Many of the students expressed amazement at the...
  • Jeffrey Deitch's next chapter: big art shows, but not at museums

    Jeffrey Deitch's next chapter: big art shows, but not at museums
    Jeffrey Deitch says his next move in the art world following his premature exit as director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art will happen in New York City: a bid to create a “hybrid” between a museum mounting exhibitions geared to a...
  • Getty Museum says Rembrandt self-portrait is cleared for export

    Getty Museum says Rembrandt self-portrait is cleared for export
    The Rembrandt self-portrait that the Getty Museum recently purchased for an estimated $25.1 million has been cleared by British authorities for export and is expected to arrive in Los Angeles within one to two weeks, according to Timothy Potts, director...
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • Union Station the platform for the opera 'Invisible Cities'

     Union Station the platform for the opera 'Invisible Cities'
    The idea of a headphone opera was hatched over drinks at a downtown Mexican bar. The production design was partly inspired by flash mobs and silent disco. And the setting won't be a proscenium theater, but the majestically melancholy Union Station train...
  • Review: Lewis Baltz surveys surveillance

    Review: Lewis Baltz surveys surveillance
    On the occasion of the Getty's acquisition of Lewis Baltz's archive, Luisotti has mounted an installation of the photographer's 36-foot-long mural, “Ronde de Nuit” (1991-92). Titled after Rembrandt's “The Night Watch,” it, too,...
  • Reed Krakoff on his post-Coach career, Lena Dunham and more

    Reed Krakoff on his post-Coach career, Lena Dunham and more
    After 16 years at the helm of American heritage brand Coach, Reed Krakoff is charting a solo course with his own label. In the three years since launching his namesake brand, Krakoff has dressed Lena Dunham, Julianne Moore and the First Lady Michelle...
  • Deborah Gribbon heading back to Cleveland Art Museum

    Deborah Gribbon heading back to Cleveland Art Museum
    Deborah Gribbon, the former director of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, is heading back to the Cleveland Museum of Art in the wake of a scandal that saw the recent departure of the Cleveland museum's director, David Franklin. Gribbon previously...
  • Rembrandt smiles on Getty Museum visitors and staff

     Rembrandt smiles on Getty Museum visitors and staff
    The riches and fame he would earn as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age were still to come. Many years ahead lay the death of his beloved wife and three of their four children, along with bankruptcy and near financial ruin. But in 1628, or...
  • Cornell to return 10,000 ancient tablets to Iraq

    Cornell University is preparing to forfeit to Iraq a vast collection of ancient cuneiform tablets in what is expected to be one of the largest returns of antiquities by an American university. The 10,000 inscribed clay blocks date from the 4th millenium...
  • Lisa Lyons and Gary Kornblau on the closing of their imprint BuK

    One of my favorite Los Angeles independent presses is BüK — an imprint built around the elegant idea of the pamphlet. Beginning in 2005, BüK co-founders Lisa Lyons (a former Lannan Foundation and Getty Trust curator) and Gary Kornblau (former...