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  • Francis Bacon painting brings in about $70 million at auction

    Francis Bacon painting brings in about $70 million at auction
    A painting by Francis Bacon sold at a Christie's auction in London on Thursday for £42.4 million (about $70 million), exceeding the estimated selling price and representing a record price at auction for a single panel by the artist. A Bacon triptych...
  • European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.

    European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out who has my Super Bowl tickets. The Skinny: How funny would it have been if right before he delivered the State of the Union address, President Obama barked out, "Omaha! Omaha!" and the entire Cabinet got up and...
  • New MOCA director Philippe Vergne prompts cautious optimism

     New MOCA director Philippe Vergne prompts cautious optimism
    The Museum of Contemporary Art continues to take steps toward pulling itself out of a deep, nearly six-year slump that almost sank the once widely acclaimed institution. With $100 million in endowment pledges and an ambitious plan to up that ante by 50%,...
  • Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list

    Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list
    More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...
  • Much of old Irvine air base is removed from list of hazardous sites

    Much of old Irvine air base is removed from list of hazardous sites
    More than 1,900 acres of the retired Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation's most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday....
  • Grammys 2014: Imagine Dragons are humbled by win

    Grammys 2014: Imagine Dragons are humbled by win
    Imagine Dragons got dirty at the Grammys on Sunday night. After winning for best rock performance, the Las Vegas-based band appeared backstage still wearing the paint-stained clothes they donned during the raucous performance of their hit "Radioactive."...
  • AP accuses George Zimmerman of using its photo in his artwork

    AP accuses George Zimmerman of using its photo in his artwork
    George Zimmerman's latest artistic endeavor may land him in a legal battle with the Associated Press. AP officials contend that Zimmerman's painting, titled "Angie," directly copies an AP photo, taken by freelance photographer Rick Wilson, of Florida...
  • Jockeying for memorabilia at Hollywood Park

    Jockeying for memorabilia at Hollywood Park
    If you have memories of a place that stretch over a lifetime — from when you were a kid there to when you brought your kids and then their kids — it's hard to go back and see it empty and unloved, the flowers unwatered and dead, dust coating...
  • Hollywood Park memorabilia goes missing

    Hollywood Park memorabilia goes missing
    As Hollywood Park prepares to hold an Internet auction on Friday and Saturday to sell off memorabilia and other items from its 75 years of racing, track President Jack Liebau confirmed on Wednesday that thefts have been ongoing since the Inglewood track...
  • Ferrari, Corvette, McLaren highlight a $249-million week at Scottsdale car auctions

    Ferrari, Corvette, McLaren highlight a $249-million week at Scottsdale car auctions
    Sales of Ferraris, Corvettes and a McLaren race car helped set a record at Arizona’s annual Scottsdale classic car auctions. Nearly $249 million worth of rare chrome and red-blooded horsepower changed hands. This year’s sales marked an 11%...
  • Christie's says 2013 was record year for art sales

    Christie's says 2013 was record year for art sales
    In a sign the economy is getting better for the world's wealthiest people, Christie's auction house said 2013 was a record year for art sales. The London-based company said it sold $7.1 billion worth of art, jewelry and wine last year, a 16% increase...