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Few things attract our attention more than the face of another human. Familiar and mysterious at the same time, it's a perennial subject in art, spawning more images over the centuries than any other subject. With the invention of photography in the...
All The RageOscar nominee Viola Davis sat between Vogue's Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley at Vera Wang's show. Meanwhile Vogue is taking heat for enhancing its cover photo of Adele, and Lana Del Rey plans to attend the Met Gala....
All The RageCoco Chanel: Fashion house Chanel denies a new book's allegation that label founder Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy, citing her relationships with the Rothschild family, the photographer Irving Penn, the well-known French writer Joseph Kessel -- who were all...
All The RageGiles Deacon becomes sixth designer in six years to leave Emanuel Ungaro (which famously hired Lindsay Lohan a few seasons back). And Kardashian sibling Kendall Jenner made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week....
Jacket CopySometimes it takes a small press to make a truly interesting book. Yeti Books, with the help of Verse Chorus Press in Portland, Ore., is behind "Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard 1905-1930." OK, it's a pretty dry title. What......
All The RageSure, "Black Swan" has made ballet a motif of the moment, but for his Fall and Winter 2011 menswear collection, John Galliano sought inspiration from a ballet superstar of another era -- Rudolf Nureyev. Down a runway so crowded with......
All The RageMake a date to catch the late fashion photographer Irving Penn???s work at the Getty Center. Penn, whose portraits of fashion, celebrity and food graced the covers and pages of Vogue since 1943, died Wednesday at age 92. An exhibition......
Culture Monster-- Center of controversy: France's cultural minister Fr??d??ric Mitterrand faces pressure to resign over an admission in his 2005 autobiography that he had sex with boys. (Guardian and Le Monde) -- Legendary artist: Irving Penn, the photographer who...
All The RageThe job title "celebrity photographer" can take on various meanings. There are the icons of the trade who could very well be famous names in their own right -- those with expansive lofts and high-quality costumes and visions who can......
Culture MonsterStereotypes stick in your craw because of their willful obliviousness. One that Iâve had to contend with as the theater critic for The Times is the notion that L.A. isnât a theater town. âI didnât know they had theater there,â......
Culture MonsterFrom Lewis Hine to Irving Penn, photographs of workers have alternately exposed inhumane conditions and fostered nostalgia for "honest labor." In her latest exhibition at Blum and Poe, Sharon Lockhart puts a twist on this conflicted tradition, making...
Jacket CopyThe Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn. has announced the finalists for its 2010 awards. Three finalists are named in each of six categories; the winners will be announced at a dinner for booksellers on Oct. 23. Aimee Bender, a professor.......
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