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Henri Matisse

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  • Monster Mash: Big gift for the Huntington; a $28.6-million Matisse; 'The Bachelorette' on Broadway

     
    -- Generous legacy: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino -- named as an heir in the will of arts patron Frances Brody -- may receive the largest cash gift in its history after the sale......
  • 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.....
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......
  • Matisse gets 'radical' in Chicago

     
    I've just come from the press preview at the Art Institute of Chicago for "Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917." The show opens Saturday, and I'll have a full review early next week. Suffice it to say that this is one of......
  • Art review: 'Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917' @ Art Institute of Chicago

     
    CHICAGO -- If the world is coming apart at the seams and society's provisional fabric is being shredded, how does an artist respond? With anger? Analysis? Denial? Disinterest? That's a question that thrums through a breathtaking exhibition, newly opened...
  • A look at new paintings by Bob Dylan

     
    Bob Dylan has shape-shifted more times in his career than any other pop musician. His music has always reflected that need to seek out new forms of self-expression. What's less known is that his paintings function in the same way......
  • Architect Robert Venturi slams planned Barnes Foundation move

     
    Robert Venturi, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect and lifelong resident of Philadelphia, has written a stinging letter in opposition to a controversial plan to dismantle the suburban Barnes Foundation and relocate its unparalleled collection of...
  • More art fabrications from the right wing

     
    When the White House last week released an official list of art borrowed to hang in the public and private rooms of the residence, the right-wing blogosphere was electrified. And, no, not in a good way. The list had been......
  • Dina Vierny dies at 89; sculptor's muse, artists' model

    Dina Vierny, muse to French sculptor Aristide Maillol and model for painters Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard, has died, her sons announced Wednesday in Paris. She was 89. Vierny, who began modeling for Maillol at age 15, died Tuesday morning at an...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • 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...