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  • Sam Mendes jumps onto the James Bond gravy train

     
    No, this isn't an April Fool's prank. According to both the LAT's Hero Complex and the Hollywood Reporter, Sam Mendes, the wonderfully cerebral and cultured filmmaker who once upon a time won an Oscar for "American Beauty," is in discussions......
  • See late fashion photographer Irving Penn's work at the Getty Center [Updated]

     
    Make 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......
  • Monster Mash: France's cultural scandal; Irving Penn remembered; Brian Wilson's new gig

     
    -- 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...
  • Buddy system

    Buddy system
    The fashion world has plenty of dynamic male duos: Dolce & Gabbana, Viktor & Rolf, Proenza Schouler. Pairs of females, though, have been in short supply. Until now. Here we present four fashion sets: a pair of onetime models, a pair of former editors, a...
  • Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer

    Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer
    "I didn't bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows," Harper's Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine in the late 1940s. But Bassman's fashion...
  • L.A. museums' collections grow despite poor economy

    L.A. museums' collections grow despite poor economy
    As Los Angeles art museums face the future in a down economy, building their collections may not be the highest priority, but it's a big worry. Will art acquisition funds dwindle to nothing? Will once-dependable patrons stop writing checks when...
  • Home of The Times: Pasadena home is Walter Herrington's canvas

    What distinguishes Walter Herrington's Pasadena home is not so much the 1950s architecture, which is quite lovely, nor the vista of the arroyo, though that's beautiful too. What sets apart the dwelling are his possessions, more specifically the graphic...
  • Irving Penn dies at 92; a giant of photography

    Irving Penn dies at 92; a giant of photography
    Irving Penn, a grand master of American fashion photography whose "less is more" aesthetic, combined with a startling sensuality, defined a visual style that he applied to such varied subjects as designer dresses, cigarette butts and cosmetics jars,...
  • Gisele Bündchen talks about modeling, her family and 'Gisele & the Green Team'

    Gisele Bündchen talks about modeling, her family and 'Gisele & the Green Team'
    Supermodel Gisele Bündchen has been canonized in British newspaper the Independent as "the biggest star in fashion history." So, since Bündchen (at age 30) already has the making-history thing nailed, she's focused on adding the future to her résumé &#...
  • Highlights from the Paris menswear runway shows

    Highlights from the Paris menswear runway shows
    PARIS — When it came to theatrics, the Paris leg of the recent menswear shows was as full as the generously cut trousers that filled the runways. And, though the designers in Milan and Paris don't always mine the same trends, for fall/winter 2011...
  • The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'

    The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...