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  • Gauguin painting stolen 44 years ago hung in autoworker's kitchen

    Gauguin painting stolen 44 years ago hung in autoworker's kitchen
    A pair of paintings by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard that had been missing for four decades has been recovered by Italian authorities who said that the works of art were hanging in a kitchen of a retired Sicilian autoworker who was...
  • An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'

     An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'
    A street artist and electronic musician said Tuesday that he clandestinely removed Justin Bieber's "Believe" CD in stores across Los Angeles and replaced them with fakes as part of an elaborate April Fool's Day stunt. The artist, who goes by the name...
  • Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music

    Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music
    Frankie Knuckles, a record producer and disc jockey who helped develop the sound and culture of house music — a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the 1970s and '80s and resonates today — died Monday at his home...
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala

    Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala
    Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance: “Did you think I’d...
  • Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala

    Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala
    Pharrell Williams and Vivi Nevo sporting the same Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat. Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi in a wonderfully wild Tom Ford zebra gown with a bristly mane. And designer Jeremy Scott playing the haute Chippendale dancer in a Moschino...
  • Artist Helen Pashgian brings her love of light to LACMA's space

    Artist Helen Pashgian brings her love of light to LACMA's space
    On this dark, drizzly afternoon, one could easily miss Helen Pashgian's Pasadena art studio, a converted piano warehouse nestled down an alleyway between a parking garage and a coffee house. Except that Pashgian's brick studio is painted sunny yellow...
  • Get a schooling in relaxation at Claremont

     Get a schooling in relaxation at Claremont
    You might know Claremont as that town with five liberal arts colleges and two graduate schools within its city limits. What you might not know is that it boasts a vibrant downtown, called Claremont Village, where more than 150 mom-and-pop restaurants,...
  • Glenn Bray brings his 'Blighted Eye' to collecting comic art

    Glenn Bray brings his 'Blighted Eye' to collecting comic art
    Years before he became an obsessive collector of art, Glenn Bray was just a kid who loved junk culture. That's what they called it back then, all those comic books and movie posters, the toys and wrestling magazines. All of it disposable. Bray sensed...
  • Delaware museum criticized for saying it must sell art or die

    Delaware museum criticized for saying it must sell art or die
    North America’s leading professional organization for art museums isn’t buying the hard-luck story advanced by the Delaware Art Museum, which this week announced it will sell four as-yet unidentified valuable works from its collection to...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...