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  • Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship

    Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship
    Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in New York City. He was 89.
  • Art review: 'Perpetual Motion: Michael Goldberg' at Cal State University, Long Beach

     
    For the last century and a half, art movements have followed hot on the heels of one another faster and more furiously than ever before. Even a quick list is dizzying, taking readers from Impressionism to Fauvism and Expressionism, onto...

    Art Review: 'Joan Mitchell/The Last Decade' at Gagosian Gallery

     
    The paintings Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) made over the last decade of her life represent a last-ditch effort to grab art by the horns and to hang on for the wild ride, wherever it might take you. At Gagosian Gallery, "Joan...

    Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan dies at 86

    Grace Hartigan, an Abstract Expressionist painter once hailed as the leading female artist of her generation who later turned to teaching and led a Baltimore art school to national prominence, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at a nursing home in Timonium,...

    A Jackson Pollock for 44 cents? New stamps celebrate the work of America's Abstract Expressionists

     
    Don't be surprised if you see a lot of artsy types in line at the post office on Thursday. The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a set of 10 commemorative stamps featuring the work of Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson...