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George Segal

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  • 'My Avant-Garde Education': Bernard Cooper's sketches of a life in art

     'My Avant-Garde Education': Bernard Cooper's sketches of a life in art
    Bernard Cooper discovered his passion for art in — of all places — the pages of Life magazine. He was sitting in the library of his Los Angeles middle school in the mid-1960s, studiously putting off research on a geography assignment by leafing through a copy of Life, when he stumbled on an article about Pop art titled "You Bought It, Now Live With It." The story showed images of Andy Warhol's unemotional Brillo boxes, a trio of ghostly white figures by sculptor George Segal and a Tom Wesselmann still life painting of a TV — that contained a real television at its heart.
  • Mike Nichols: TCM plans 'Graduate' tribute

    Mike Nichols: TCM plans 'Graduate' tribute
    "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" The quote from "The Graduate," one of the most famous in movie history, is accompanied by one of the most famous poses in movie history. There sits Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), using her legs...

    Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed

    Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed
    The 95-minute documentary "Altman" first aired on EPIX cable in August, but it opens for a limited theatrical run next week (Nov. 15, 16 and 20) at the Gene Siskel Film Center. However you see it, despite its necessarily abridged view of director Robert...

    'Normal kid' from Park Ridge lifts 'Goldbergs'

    'Normal kid' from Park Ridge lifts 'Goldbergs'
    When writer-producer Adam F. Goldberg set out to cast the 11-year-old lead in his autobiographical sitcom, "The Goldbergs," he wanted a Fred Savage-type kid: Real, slightly awkward, the exact opposite of the stereotypical, oh-so-precocious child actor....

    Romance proves ageless in 'Elsa & Fred'

    Romance proves ageless in 'Elsa & Fred'
    Sometimes the freshest face on the big screen is 80 and counting. Certainly that's true of "Elsa & Fred's" brightest star, Shirley MacLaine. One of the grande dames of cinema, she's been seen more around the edges than center stage in recent years....