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  • 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......
  • Monster Mash: Stonehenge skeleton from Mediterranean area; Pace Gallery nabs de Kooning

     
    -- Distant traveler: Scientists have determined that an ancient skeleton buried near Stonehenge in the U.K. came from the Mediterranean area. (BBC News) -- Abstract expressionist: The Pace Gallery said it has won the rights to the estate of artist......
  • Art review: Christopher Russell at Luis de Jesus Gallery

     
    Romantic literature and its predecessors are filled with shipwrecks — Byron, Defoe, Poe, Shakespeare, Swift, etc. Even Homer's tale had Odysseus tossed about at sea by supernatural forces. The ship as an emblem of life's journey through the unknown —....
  • Art review: 'Perpetual Motion: Michael Goldberg' at Cal State University, Long Beach

     
    For the last century and a half, art movements have followed hot on the heels of one another faster and more furiously than ever before. Even a quick list is dizzying, taking readers from Impressionism to Fauvism and Expressionism, onto......
  • Art review: Willem de Kooning at L&M Arts

     
    Any excuse to look at paintings and drawings by Willem de Kooning is a good excuse, but L&M Arts is offering one with special rewards in a show called "Figure and Light." Sixteen drawings and paintings on paper chronicle the......
  • Getting to Alzheimer's roots

    The end for the Alzheimer's patient is a horror: The person is mute, bedridden, adrift from the thoughts and feelings that make up a life. The brain undergoes an equally disturbing transformation, shrunken by as much as half, mottled all over with...