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  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction
    An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
  • Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg

    Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg
    Coosje van Bruggen -- an art historian, writer and curator whose professional partnership with her husband, artist Claes Oldenburg, turned ordinary objects into startling monuments around the world -- died Saturday at her Los Angeles residence. She was 66...
  • At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew

    At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew
    Art history is a messy business. And the urge to clean it up is irresistible, especially in the period of the Cold War in Germany. No surprise, then, that the most common shorthand for art produced in the divided nation goes something like this: East...
  • Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective

    Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective
    THE LARGE mid-career survey of paintings by South African born, Amsterdam-based artist Marlene Dumas that opened last weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art represents, in effect, her Los Angeles debut. A few works have shown up in local exhibitions,...
  • Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA

    Kippenberger retrospective at MOCA
    A WICKED sculpture at the entrance to the retrospective exhibition of Martin Kippenberger's work at the Museum of Contemporary Art crystallizes the manic tone that made the German-born Conceptual artist such an influential force, beginning in the 1980s....
  • Luc Tuymans: Don't take his images at face value

    Luc Tuymans: Don't take his images at face value
    Last year, when President and Mrs. Obama were selecting art for temporary White House display, I felt a twinge of regret that they were limited to work by American artists. At least two pictures by 51-year-old Belgian painter Luc Tuymans would offer a lot...
  • REDCAT AT 5: ART

    REDCAT AT 5: ART
    Remember the Pacific Rim? The term isn't heard much in art circles anymore, but in the last dozen years of the 20th century, it was everywhere. The 1980s had seen the prominent return of European art (especially from Germany) and the lively resurgence of...
  • Art review: Song Kun at Walter Maciel Gallery

     
    Paintings with a fuzzy, blissed-out, sun-bleached look have a venerable contemporary history, beginning with Vija Celmins and Gerhard Richter in the 1960s, continuing with Ellen Phelan in the 1980s and then on to Luc Tuymans more recently. Now, among...
  • ArtReview ranks Eli Broad, Michael Govan, Glenn Beck among 'Power 100'

     
    The magazine ArtReview announced this morning its list of the art world's "Power 100" and several prominent L.A. names were among the illustrious, including Eli Broad (No. 7), Michael Govan (No. 40), Tim Blum and Jeff Poe (sharing No. 31).......
  • Art review: LaDuke at Angles Gallery

     
    In a 1506 drawing made as a study for an altarpiece in Venice, German artist Albrecht Durer placed the dark pupil of an angel's right eye smack in the compositional center of the sheet. The eye of a mystical, mythological......
  • San Francisco's modern art cache: the Fisher Collection

     
    One of the most important private collections of contemporary art in the country is the Fisher Collection, put together by Doris Fisher and her late husband, Donald, founders of the casual clothing mega-chain the Gap. Housed at corporate headquarters in.....
  • SFMOMA says it is more than halfway home in $480-million expansion campaign

     
    The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art says it has raised $250 million toward a $480-million campaign to expand the museum, including a new wing that will be the primary home to the prized, 1,100-work Fisher Collection (including Andy Warhol's......