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  • 'Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin' by Pierre Assouline

    'Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin' by Pierre Assouline
    With his plus-four knickers, button nose and "squiff" hairdo, Tintin ranks as one of the most recognizable and best-loved characters in comics. However, his creator, Georges "Hergé" Remi (1907-83), remains "an elusive figure," as Pierre Assouline notes in...
  • Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'

    Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'
    For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...
  • From Sun Magazine: Weekend escape

    From Sun Magazine: Weekend escape
    When the Weiss family dreams of escape, a breezy vacation with water, boat rides and luxurious views, they can be kicking their shoes off within 40 minutes. And they live in Howard County. To do it, the Weisses have forsaken the Atlantic, turned their...
  • Restoration by Heart treats damaged art on paper tenderly

    Restoration by Heart treats damaged art on paper tenderly
    The words "art restorer" provoke visions of dormer-windowed studios, of flaking oil paintings in Rococo frames, of landscapes emerging from beneath layers of ancient grime. It's startling, then, to enter Gustavo Perez's workshops — a cluster of...
  • Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum

    Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum
    In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it. By choosing to...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Comcast CEO sells Marina del Rey condo

    Comcast Entertainment Group president and chief executive Ted Harbert has sold a condominium in the Azzurra high-rise in Marina del Rey for $1.63 million. The corner unit offers unobstructed north and south views of the marina, the Santa Monica Mountains...
  • Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold

    Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold
    The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price. Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind...
  • Obama's beautiful people 'roughing it'

     
    by James Warren There were lots of Mercedes convertibles, Land Rovers and Priuses outside and Billy Joel and Alec Baldwin were among the a-list celeb co-sponors for an Obama fundraiser Sunday at the Hamptons beachside home (actually, amid the hamptons.......
  • Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum committee ducks the tough question

     
    Brandeis University's Committee on the Future of the Rose Art Museum has publicly released its final report, commissioned in the wake of widespread complaints about the school's shocking plan to shutter the small but distinguished museum outside Boston...
  • Art reviews: R. Crumb @ UCLA Hammer, 'India's Comics' @ LACMA

     
    Cartoons have been art's most common language going on 50 years, ever since Roy Lichtenstein painted Mickey Mouse and Edward Ruscha conjured Little Orphan Annie. Make that 140 years if you believe (as I do) that the brushy, broken, unfinished-surface........