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  • Monster Mash: a Monet water-lily painting goes up for auction; reality TV seeks 'Next Great Artist'

     
    --Major sale: Claude Monet's 1906 "Nympheas" -- one of the artist's celebrated water-lily paintings -- is expected to bring up to $58 million at a Christie's auction in London that also will feature a "blue period" Picasso and works by......
  • Authors: Chapter and verse with C.K. Williams

    Authors: Chapter and verse with C.K. Williams
    C.K. Williams — Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning poet — will turn 74 this year, but he clearly retains traces of the young man for whom "everything always was going too slowly, too slowly." This spring, he has two new books...
  • Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector

    Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector
    Ernst Beyeler, whose early eye for undervalued Picassos and Impressionists helped him assemble one of Europe's most famous art collections, has died, his Beyeler Foundation said. He was 88. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ernst Beyeler obituary: The...
  • Art review: 'Renoir in the 20th Century' @ LACMA

     
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....
  • Monster Mash: More on Deitch's MOCA contract; Monet found in Poland; Domingo announces WNO season

     
    -- Dotting the i's: Jeffrey Deitch's contract with L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has safeguards against conflicts of interest, according to museum leaders. (Los Angeles Times) -- Recovered masterpiece: Police say they have found a Claude Monet...
  • Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim

    Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim
    "Kandinsky," the big exhibition of 95 oil paintings made between 1902 and 1942 by the visionary pioneer of abstraction, Vasily Kandinsky, is a show that looks like it was made expressly for the spiral ramp of the Guggenheim Museum. That's because in a...
  • 'Hope for Animals in Their World' by Jane Goodall; 'Dawn Light' by Diane Ackerman

    'Hope for Animals in Their World' by Jane Goodall; 'Dawn Light' by Diane Ackerman
    Hope for Animals and Their World How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued From the Brink Jane Goodall Grand Central: 378 pp., $27.99 Dawn Light Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day Diane Ackerman W.W. Norton: 240 pp., $23.95...
  • Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula

    Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula
    Elin Brekke Vanderlip, the Norwegian-born grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and founder of a Los Angeles group that raised millions of dollars to help rescue France's cultural riches, has died. She was 90. Vanderlip, who was a member of the...
  • Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery

    Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery
    FOR much of the 19th century, scores of French painters, laden with knapsacks and portable easels, trekked through the Forest of Fontainebleau to capture the shifting wonders of nature with their brushes right on the spot. Some came for weekends; some...
  • Not-so-fossilized Phoenix

    Centuries ago, native people known as the Hohokam built an agricultural civilization on a stretch of desert known today as Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Some archaeologists believe the brutally arid climate forced the people to scatter in search of...
  • Phoenix, Arizona's offerings for Super Bowl-goers

    Phoenix Centuries ago, native people known as the Hohokam built an agricultural civilization on a stretch of desert known today as Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Some archaeologists believe the brutally arid climate forced the people to scatter in search...