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  • Gunter Sachs' art collection heading to auction

     
    A trove of modern art owned by the late Gunter Sachs, the multi-millionaire European industrialist and playboy, will hit the auction block in May and is expected to bring in more than $31 million, according to Sotheby's....
  • Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots

    Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots
    Marilyn Minter's latest pictures look like high fashion throwing up: Big, glossy close-ups of lipsticked mouths spewing diamonds, pearls and colorful, glittering goo. Both luminous and grotesque, they are meant to evoke the experience of flipping through...
  • '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...
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash
    When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
  • 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...
  • Book Review: A dealer and his galaxy of art stars in 'Leo and His Circle"

    Book Review: A dealer and his galaxy of art stars in 'Leo and His Circle"
    Leo and His Circle The Life of Leo Castelli Annie Cohen-Solal Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti Alfred A. Knopf: 544 pp., $35 The ascension of New York gallerist Jeffrey Deitch to the Museum of Contemporary Art's helm has occasioned...
  • Book review: 'The Search for Smilin' Ed!' by Kim Deitch

    Book review: 'The Search for Smilin' Ed!' by Kim Deitch
    The Search for Smilin' Ed! Kim Deitch Fantagraphics Books: 162 pp., $16.99 paper Graphic novels should be better. They should be so much better that serious readers bristle at the genre designation, which is too narrow and diminutive. Few artists...