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  • John Chamberlain dies at 84; American sculptor

    John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84. Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
  • Art review: 'Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone' at Hammer Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972" at the UCLA Hammer Museum....
  • Why Rainn Wilson Hates LACMA (and other 'Cell Phone Stories')

     
    Rainn Wilson wants to tell you all the reasons why he hates the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. And the museum is happy to help him do it. Wilson, who plays Dwight on NBC's "The Office," gave Culture Monster......
  • Monster Mash: Chinese officials trying to build case against Ai Weiwei; Russell Brand joins 'Rock of Ages'

     
    Detained artist Ai Weiwei accused of tax fraud by Chinese government...
  • 'Mouroir' and 'Voice Over,' both by Breyten Breytenbach

    Mouroir Mirrornotes of a Novel Breyten Breytenbach Archipelago Books: 280 pp., $15 paper Voice Over A Nomadic Conversation With Mahmoud Darwish Breyten Breytenbach Archipelago Books: 46 pp., $9 paper After all, the past is not personal. The...
  • Irving Penn dies at 92; a giant of photography

    Irving Penn dies at 92; a giant of photography
    Irving Penn, a grand master of American fashion photography whose "less is more" aesthetic, combined with a startling sensuality, defined a visual style that he applied to such varied subjects as designer dresses, cigarette butts and cosmetics jars,...
  • Alberto Giacometti sculpture breaks auction record

    Alberto Giacometti sculpture breaks auction record
  • BACK IN FASHION

    BACK IN FASHION
    New York — IF Tom Ford's much-anticipated sequel had been the movie he said it would be instead of a menswear collection, it might well have been titled "Ford Almighty." Three years after his high-profile departure as creative director of Gucci and...
  • Claude Berri, French filmmaker and actor, dies at 74

    Claude Berri, the French filmmaker who was a fixture in his country's film industry for more than 50 years and is perhaps best known for directing "Jean de Florette," which earned him international acclaim, died Monday. He was 74. Berri, whose short film...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown

    Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown
    Benjamen Chinn, one of the few Chinese American photographers to live and artfully document street scenes in San Francisco's Chinatown, has died. He was 87. Chinn died April 25 at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, according to Newton Don,...
  • Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector

    Ernst Beyeler dies at 88; Swiss art collector
    Ernst Beyeler, whose early eye for undervalued Picassos and Impressionists helped him assemble one of Europe's most famous art collections, has died, his Beyeler Foundation said. He was 88. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ernst Beyeler obituary: The...