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  • Stanford picks architect for art collection's $30.5-million home

     
    Stanford University has picked New York's Ennead Architects to build a $30.5 million home for a collection of contemporary American art it was given earlier this year. It's part of an arts building boom on the Palo Alto campus....
  • Steve Cohen, billionaire financier and art collector, joins MOCA board

     
    Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire who is in contention for the L.A. Dodgers baseball team, has been elected to the MOCA board of trustees....
  • Val Kilmer wants to make his Mark (Twain)

     
    Few actors own a role the way Hal Holbrook owns Mark Twain. The Tony- and Emmy-winning actor, who recently turned 87, has played the humorist in his one-man stage play “Mark Twain Tonight!” since 1954, logging thousands of performances and...
  • 10 things you might not know about modern art

    10 things you might not know about modern art
    The Art Institute of Chicago is opening its Modern Wing to showcase the visual splendors of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Without getting into a debate about when "modern art" began or ended, let's wing it with these 10 facts about art since 1900: 1....
  • 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...
  • Art Review: Artistic spectrum in 'Devise and Evolve' exhibition at Brand Library

    Art Review: Artistic spectrum in 'Devise and Evolve' exhibition at Brand Library
    The range of artistic expression in the exhibition "Devise and Evolve" at the Brand Library is immediately visible. From explosions of color in paintings by Mary Addison Hackett to color management in Janet Bothne's two-piece diptych paintings; in...
  • Art Review: Wang: An artistic revival

    Art Review: Wang: An artistic revival
    The mid-20th century was a fertile time for the invention of artistic movements. Minor movements bridged the major movements; Surrealism made the transition to abstract Expressionism through an artistic style that was coined abstract Impressionism. The...
  • 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...
  • Steve Martin on writing, art and 'An Object of Beauty'

    Steve Martin on writing, art and 'An Object of Beauty'
    Yellow shoes are the only giveaway. Without them, Steve Martin's just another New Yorker in a somber gray coat, braced against the coming winter, out Christmas shopping for his wife; just another writer with a new book he will see in the window of...
  • West Hollywood antiques dealer accused of selling fake Picasso for $2 million

     
    A West Hollywood antiques dealer has been charged with selling a fake Picasso drawing for $2 million, officials from the U.S. attorney’s office said today. Tatiana Khan, 69, owner of the Chateau Allegre gallery on La Cienega Boulevard, allegedly hired.....
  • Julia Cho wins top women's playwriting prize for show about to open at SCR

     
    "The Language Archive," Julia Cho's new play about a linguist's problems with his wife and on the job, won't even begin previews at South Coast Repertory until March 26, but the boffo reviews are already in -- not for the......