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  • Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton

    Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
  • The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'

    The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
  • Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer

    Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer
    "I didn't bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows," Harper's Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine in the late 1940s. But Bassman's fashion...
  • Fashion News: Oscar nominee Viola Davis sits with Anna Wintour

     
    Oscar nominee Viola Davis sat between Vogue's Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley at Vera Wang's show. Meanwhile Vogue is taking heat for enhancing its cover photo of Adele, and Lana Del Rey plans to attend the Met Gala....
  • Fashion: Giles Deacon out at Ungaro. Kendall Jenner's runway debut.

     
    Giles Deacon becomes sixth designer in six years to leave Emanuel Ungaro (which famously hired Lindsay Lohan a few seasons back). And Kardashian sibling Kendall Jenner made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week....
  • Coco Chanel: Fashion house says Coco not a Nazi

     
    Coco Chanel: Fashion house Chanel denies a new book's allegation that label founder Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy, citing her relationships with the Rothschild family, the photographer Irving Penn, the well-known French writer Joseph Kessel -- who were all...
  • Paris Fashion Week: John Galliano en pointe with Nureyev-inspired collection

     
    Sure, "Black Swan" has made ballet a motif of the moment, but for his Fall and Winter 2011 menswear collection, John Galliano sought inspiration from a ballet superstar of another era -- Rudolf Nureyev. Down a runway so crowded with......
  • A prizewinning book of photo postcards

     
    Sometimes it takes a small press to make a truly interesting book. Yeti Books, with the help of Verse Chorus Press in Portland, Ore., is behind "Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard 1905-1930." OK, it's a pretty dry title. What......
  • SoCal Booksellers announce awards finalists

     
    The Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn. has announced the finalists for its 2010 awards. Three finalists are named in each of six categories; the winners will be announced at a dinner for booksellers on Oct. 23. Aimee Bender, a professor.......
  • Home of The Times: Pasadena home is Walter Herrington's canvas

    What distinguishes Walter Herrington's Pasadena home is not so much the 1950s architecture, which is quite lovely, nor the vista of the arroyo, though that's beautiful too. What sets apart the dwelling are his possessions, more specifically the graphic...
  • Chrysler photo show plumbs the national character

    Chrysler photo show plumbs the national character
    Few things attract our attention more than the face of another human. Familiar and mysterious at the same time, it's a perennial subject in art, spawning more images over the centuries than any other subject. With the invention of photography in the...
  • September 15: Midday Fix - Photographer Sandro Miller

    September 15: Midday Fix - Photographer Sandro Miller
    Sandro Miller Imagine Cuba October 2 - December 26 Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington Street Chicago sandrofilm.com/ Sandro's books: Sandro Miller: Imagine Cuba Sandro Miller: El Matador American Bikers: Photographs About Sandro Miller...