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  • Robert Frank goes from ignored to a national treasure

    Robert Frank goes from ignored to a national treasure
    Looking In Robert Frank's "The Americans" -- Expanded Edition Edited and with text by Sarah Greenough Steidl: 506 pp., $75 hardcover He was a foreigner with a camera, a young artist newly arrived on the streets of Manhattan from the Old World,...
  • Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots

    Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots
    Marilyn Minter's latest pictures look like high fashion throwing up: Big, glossy close-ups of lipsticked mouths spewing diamonds, pearls and colorful, glittering goo. Both luminous and grotesque, they are meant to evoke the experience of flipping through...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...
  • Oh, for the scent of Anderson Cooper

    No two ways about it, the Fourth Estate is on life-support -- and the public is eager to pull the plug. Once regarded as the noblest of professions, journalism has toppled from the heights of David Halberstam to the muck of Judith Miller. Still, there's...
  • Fat kids, Time's national shame

    Today's question: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the growth of childhood obesity has leveled off, yet Time magazine just devoted a special issue to tubby tots. Is this a growing problem or just a moral panic? Kerry Howley and Kay...
  • Southern California in one day

    Here is an eclectic list of places where Travel section staffers like to take out-of-town visitors for a slice of SoCal life. The Bunny Museum, anyone? HIDDEN TREASURES IN LOW-KEY DEL REY Del Rey, an off-the-radar West Side enclave sandwiched between...
  • Robert Downey Jr. is ready to play the hero in 'Iron Man'

    Robert Downey Jr. is ready to play the hero in 'Iron Man'
    TO become a mega-movie star these days, a man must don the tights. With a few notable exceptions like Leonardo DiCaprio, who had the good fortune to be in the highest-grossing movie of all time (that would be "Titanic"), almost every $20-million man has...
  • Unsettling landscape

    Beneath the Roses Photos by Gregory Crewdson, essay by Russell Banks Abrams, 140 pages, $60 Norman Rockwell brought us a singular vision of small-town America, as did Edward Hopper. Now photographer Gregory Crewdson has created a new, uniquely...
  • Art review: 'Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years'

     
    By Christopher Knight Art Critic It resonated like a huge stone dropped into a big pond: A year ago, as reports surfaced that the Museum of Contemporary Art had dug itself into a deep financial hole from which it might......
  • Movie Review: Chloe

     
    Atom Egoyan, Canada’s hit or miss or miss-by-a-mile cinema surveyor of the terrain of sex, finds mild chills and modest surprises with Chloe, a softcore variation on Fatal Attraction. The filmmaker noted for occasionally fetishizing young starlets in...
  • Nicole Kidman signs on to another boho bio with HBO's 'Hemingway & Gellhorn'

     
    Further confirming a strange propensity toward artsy biopics, Nicole Kidman is slated to play Martha Gellhorn, the great early 20th century war correspondent and third wife to Ernest Hemingway, in a just-green-lighted HBO original movie, "Hemingway &...
  • First Look: Skimming the summer art (and society) magazines

     
    On the cover of its August issue, above the puffed bangs of Angelina Jolie, Vanity Fair promises "Dennis Hopper's last interview." More accurately, the tagline should read: VF contributor Bob Colacello takes a few semicoherent things that Hopper said...