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  • Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s

    Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s
    When times are good, artists and writers get the support they need, enriching city life in unquantifiable ways. But when the economy heads south or the rich lose interest, artists are among the first to suffer. Today we're hearing predictions of fewer...
  • 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,...
  • Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs

    Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs
    Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
  • Julia Cho wins top women's playwriting prize for show about to open at SCR

     
    "The Language Archive," Julia Cho's new play about a linguist's problems with his wife and on the job, won't even begin previews at South Coast Repertory until March 26, but the boffo reviews are already in -- not for the......
  • 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......
  • West Hollywood antiques dealer accused of selling fake Picasso for $2 million

     
    A West Hollywood antiques dealer has been charged with selling a fake Picasso drawing for $2 million, officials from the U.S. attorney’s office said today. Tatiana Khan, 69, owner of the Chateau Allegre gallery on La Cienega Boulevard, allegedly hired.....
  • Bernie Fuchs dies at 76; magazine illustrator

    Bernie Fuchs, an illustrator whose influential work for magazines ranging from Cosmopolitan to Sports Illustrated seamlessly blended qualities of traditional narrative with hints of abstract composition, died of esophageal cancer Sept. 17 at a care...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...