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  • Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis

    Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis
    Jonathan Petropoulos, a scholar-sleuth noted for helping to return art looted by the Nazis to its proper owners, has resigned his post as director of Claremont McKenna College's Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights -- the...
  • Can a museum -- even MOCA -- contain this work?

    Can a museum -- even MOCA -- contain this work?
    If an artist makes art intended to function outside the confines of an art museum, does it make sense for an art museum to present a retrospective exhibition of that artist's work? That's the peculiar question encountered at the Geffen Contemporary at...
  • Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?

    Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?
    Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
  • Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim

    Kandinsky retrospective is natural for Guggenheim
    "Kandinsky," the big exhibition of 95 oil paintings made between 1902 and 1942 by the visionary pioneer of abstraction, Vasily Kandinsky, is a show that looks like it was made expressly for the spiral ramp of the Guggenheim Museum. That's because in a...
  • 'Nomad's Hotel' by Cees Nooteboom

    'Nomad's Hotel' by Cees Nooteboom
    Cees Nooteboom, now 75, is one of the two Dutch writers -- along with his slightly older contemporary, Harry Mulisch -- whose name always turns up on those mysterious annual short lists of Nobel Prize contenders so beloved of European literary...
  • Bock beer's turn at the tap

    IN beer, the closest thing to the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau is the annual tapping of the maibock keg at the HofbrÀuhaus am Platzl in Munich — which happens next Wednesday. This salute to spring doesn't stir many ripples over here because...
  • A malty brew of many hues

    THE original bock style is a malty, mildly hopped lager, typically 6% to 7% alcohol as against 5% for ordinary lager. This rich, comforting brew has spawned several varieties. Maibock is lighter — less malty and, for the most part, less alcoholic...
  • How U.S. Fell Under the Spell of 'Curveball'

    The German intelligence officials responsible for one of the most important informants on Saddam Hussein's suspected weapons of mass destruction say that the Bush administration and the CIA repeatedly exaggerated his claims during the run-up to the war in...