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  • Dennis Hopper, easy-rider art enthusiast

    Dennis Hopper, easy-rider art enthusiast
    It was a year ago, late on a June gloom Venice afternoon, when I last sat down with Dennis Hopper. We had been working for over 18 months on a publication of his photographs for Taschen Books. It was our last meeting before the book went to print and he...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...
  • 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........
  • Jeff Koons ‘New Paintings’ at Gagosian

     
    New work from Jeff Koons will be on display at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills from Nov. 14 through Jan. 9, 2010. An opening reception for the artist will take place between 3-5p.m. on Nov. 14. The gallery’s website indicates that the show might...
  • Art review: Jeff Koons at Gagosian Gallery

     
    Andy Warhol was fascinated by boredom for two perfectly good reasons: It allowed him to see things he otherwise would have missed, and it meant that, overall, things were going pretty well if life's daily dramas were not overwhelming, debilitating......
  • REVIEW: 'Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin' by Pierre Assouline

     
    Charles Solomon has a review of Pierre Assouline's new biography of Hergé in the Los Angeles Times today, here's an excerpt. With his plus-four knickers, button nose and "squiff" hairdo, Tintin ranks as one of the most recognizable and best-loved......
  • L.A.'s famed Ferus Gallery to return -- sort of

     
    Los Angeles' Ferus Gallery helped to nurture the talents of such artists as Ed Ruscha, Billy Al Bengston, Robert Irwin, Ed Moses, Wallace Berman and Ed Kienholz. From 1957 to 1966, the gallery, which was located on La Cienega Boulevard,......
  • San Francisco's modern art cache: the Fisher Collection

     
    One of the most important private collections of contemporary art in the country is the Fisher Collection, put together by Doris Fisher and her late husband, Donald, founders of the casual clothing mega-chain the Gap. Housed at corporate headquarters in.....
  • SFMOMA says it is more than halfway home in $480-million expansion campaign

     
    The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art says it has raised $250 million toward a $480-million campaign to expand the museum, including a new wing that will be the primary home to the prized, 1,100-work Fisher Collection (including Andy Warhol's......