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Datebook: Emigres in Hollywood, trippy video, post-tsunami architecture
Datebook: Emigres in Hollywood, trippy video, post-tsunami architecture

Norton Simon's trove, films from the emigres who settled Hollywood and the hallucinatory videos of Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin. Plus: post-Fukushima architecture and the photographs of Alejandro Cartagena. It's all happening now in El Lay: “Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery,” at the Norton Simon Museum of Art. In the early 1960s, business man Norton Simon set out to buy a painting of a courtesan, once attributed to Titian but later billed as a Giorgione, from the Duveen Brothers Gallery, the New York art dealership that supplied many American industrialists with their old masters. That purchase led Simon to acquire...

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