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  • Robert Mapplethorpe is an ideal Getty-LACMA fit

     
    See that photograph over there? It's by Edward Weston (1886-1958), the great California photographer, who some regard as the first major artist to emerge in Los Angeles. And, yes, it's a picture of a porcelain toilet, "Excusado," taken during one......
  • 14 books that landed on my desk

     
    A preview of some interesting books that just arrived at the LA Times....
  • The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans Through Jan. 29, 2012, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542   "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." So advised Walker Evans (1901-1975), who knew...
  • Summer reading: Current events

    Summer reading: Current events
    Allah, Liberty and Love The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom Irshad Manji Simon & Schuster: $25 The author looks at the contentious world views sometimes dividing Muslims and non-Muslims and suggests solutions to transcend those differences....
  • Book review: 'My Faraway One'

    Book review: 'My Faraway One'
    My Faraway One Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz: Volume One, 1915-1933 Edited by Sarah Greenough Yale University Press: 832 pp., $39.95 At the beginning of their correspondence, in 1915, she addressed him as Mr. Stieglitz....
  • Tennessee court rules in favor of Fisk University's Stieglitz sale

    Tennessee court rules in favor of Fisk University's Stieglitz sale
    The ongoing legal battle surrounding Fisk University's Stieglitz art collection took a significant step toward a conclusion Monday when the Tennessee Supreme Court rejected an attempt to keep the artwork from moving out of Nashville. Fisk University...
  • Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

    Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95
    Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
  • L.A. exhibitions focus on Paul Outerbridge

    L.A. exhibitions focus on Paul Outerbridge
    Paul Outerbridge, one of the great pioneers of color photography, spent the last 15 years of his life in creative decline, moving from the East Coast to Laguna Beach where he opened a small portrait studio and helped his wife manage her fashion business....
  • Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling

    Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling
    In "Impressionism," the new play by Michael Jacobs, art gallery owner Katharine Keenan (Joan Allen) playfully teases shy colleague Thomas Buckle about "a hideous sexual problem." That figures. After all, Thomas is played by Jeremy Irons, who has never...
  • Like, Conceptual, dude

    Thirteen years ago, a billboard went up in lower Manhattan to advertise "Made in Heaven," a movie that didn't exist but that Conceptual artist Jeff Koons wanted to make. The billboard pictured Koons, boyishly buff and utterly naked, reclining on a bronze-...
  • Al Pacino as Dr. Death in 'You Don't Know Jack': Prescription for Emmy win?

     
    Al Pacino won an Emmy in 2004 as creepy Roy Cohn in "Angels in America," and now it looks like he may triumph soon again for a creepy role as suicide champion Jack Kevorkian in HBO's "You Don't Know Jack." No doubt the pic will be nommed for best TV...
  • 'Glee' and 'Modern Family' lead Gold Derby TV Award nominations

     
    Over the past few weeks, our forums posters have been nominating their favorite TV shows and programs from the 2009-10 season for the Gold Derby TV Awards. Voters have until Aug. 6 to vote for the final winner in each category. Two freshman shows lead the...