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  • 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...
  • Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan dies at 86

    Grace Hartigan, an Abstract Expressionist painter once hailed as the leading female artist of her generation who later turned to teaching and led a Baltimore art school to national prominence, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at a nursing home in Timonium,...
  • Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs

    Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs
    Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
  • 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......
  • A Jackson Pollock for 44 cents? New stamps celebrate the work of America's Abstract Expressionists

     
    Don't be surprised if you see a lot of artsy types in line at the post office on Thursday. The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a set of 10 commemorative stamps featuring the work of Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson......
  • Art dealer agrees to plea deal in $2-million sale of fake Picasso

     
    An art and antiques dealer who sold a fake Picasso for $2 million agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud charges, authorities said Tuesday. Tatiana Khan, 70, owner and operator of the Chateau Allegré gallery on La Cienega Boulevard, agreed......
  • West Hollywood antiques dealer pleads guilty to selling fake Picasso for $2 million

     
    An antiques dealer who sold a fake Pablo Picasso painting for $2 million has pleaded guilty to witness tampering and lying to the FBI, authorities said Friday. Tatiana Khan, 70, of West Hollywood, could be sentenced to as much as......
  • Art review: Amy Bessone at David Kordansky

     
    Seven strange and compelling new paintings by Amy Bessone consider the nude female model, but not in the conventional sense of that term. As much as they might be living, breathing persons posing in an artist’s studio, her female models......
  • Art review: 'Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective' @ MOCA

     
    Arshile Gorky was an essential pivot in Modern abstract art -- a critical hinge between rarefied European aesthetics before World War II and a more muscular, thoroughly American variety that emerged after, in the late 1940s and 1950s. That's the......
  • 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...