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Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95. Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
Susan Tyrrell, an eccentric, husky-voiced character actress best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting role as a blowsy barfly in director John Huston's 1972 movie "Fat City," has died. She was 67. Tyrrell died Saturday at her home in Austin, Texas,...
As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
Culture MonsterHow did Philip Johnson solve the problem of lighting his glass house in New Canaan, Connecticut, which didn't have any exterior walls? He created with the help of lighting consultant Richard Kelly a standing floor lamp capped by a painted white TK...
Company TownMike Wallace: The veteran CBS newsman has died at 93. His tenacious style helped define a generation of journalists but that style is becoming increasingly rare....
Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104. Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
Monster Mash: Philip Johnson's Glass House needs repairs; Fisk U. students protest over art collectionCulture Monster-- Home improvement: The late architect Philip Johnson's Glass House compound in Connecticut is in need of repairs that are estimated to cost in the millions of dollars. (Bloomberg) -- Outraged: Students at Fisk University are protesting a plan that......
Money & CompanyU.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday, with major market indexes suffering their biggest losses in months, as fears of spreading unrest in the Middle East drove crude oil prices higher for a second day. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 178.46 points,......
Winston Spencer Churchill Grandson of British war leader Winston Spencer Churchill, 69, a former member of Parliament and grandson of Britain's wartime leader, died Tuesday at his London home. He had cancer. Churchill was a Conservative member of the...
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TREY ELLIS is a screenwriter, novelist, essayist and an assistant professor at Columbia University."The moment has arrived for a battle that looks to most of the population like a battle among peers but it also pits two highly distinct groups, the merely rich and the superrich . The richest are getting richer almost twice as fast as the rich." The...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNEW YORK -- Artist David Diao says, "I was the beginning," and he doesn't mean it in a good way. First he bought a Marcel Breuer-designed house -- a novel home, for sure, designed around a sleek aluminium Spartan Trailer -- on 15 acres two hours upstate....
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