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Roundup: L.A. art dealers in hot water, Met Museum belt-tightening, liberal cities and housing

Roundup: L.A. art dealers in hot water, Met Museum belt-tightening, liberal cities and housing

The legal troubles of a couple of prominent Los Angeles gallerists. The Metropolitan Museum faces shortfalls. And Damien Hirst's formaldehyde sculptures may be leaky. Plus: How liberal cities are blowing it when it comes to affordable housing, new faces on money in the U.S. and U.K., and how the rich kids of Instagram evoke the portraits of 18th century elites. Here’s the Roundup:

— Last week, two prominent L.A. dealers found themselves in legal hot water over allegations of financial improprieties: Perry Rubenstein, accused of failing to...

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