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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s

    Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s
    When times are good, artists and writers get the support they need, enriching city life in unquantifiable ways. But when the economy heads south or the rich lose interest, artists are among the first to suffer. Today we're hearing predictions of fewer...
  • 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...