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Ninety-six works by 26 artists from the United States, Europe and Asia, brought together to illuminate a big — but overlooked — idea. "Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962" is vintage MOCA. A boldly thoughtful, revisionist...
Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
When my father was 13 his mother kidnapped him from a small town in Guatemala. This bold act liberated my father from a cruel and abusive stepmother — but it also brought an end to his education. My grandmother took her son to Guatemala City,...
-------------------- Titian His Life Sheila Hale Harper Collins: 832 pp., $39.99 -------------------- This is a long book about a long life, a large volume about a large talent. Titian, its titular subject, was the most celebrated painter of his...
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Robert Hughes, a sometimes lacerating reviewer who may have commanded a larger audience than any other art critic in history, reaching the masses through 31 years as chief art critic for Time magazine and in a series of multi-part television documentaries...
Culture MonsterChristopher Knight reviews Damien Hirst's spot-paintings at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills...
Jacket CopyThe first Hatchet Job of the Year Award is designed to celebrate the year's most elegantly cutting book review....
The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
So there's my name, on Page 1 of "Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945-1980," the Getty's massive overview catalog for its monumental effort to get Southern California modern art into the heretofore New York-centric history of American modernism....
Culture MonsterPacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
The Fabulous ForumQuarterback Mitch Mustain almost made a place for himself in USC-Notre Dame lore. Almost. Making the first start in his four years at USC, Mustain had the Trojans driving in the final minutes of one of college football's most storied......
Special to The TimesMore than a quarter century ago, the critic Robert Hughes called the public's response to Modern art "the shock of the new." The role of art was to stimulate ideas, provoke thought, challenge ways of seeing. Today, we are experiencing a different,...
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