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Sun reporterWhen Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
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Sun reporterGrace Hartigan, one of Baltimore's most distinguished painters, has been the subject of no less than three important exhibitions this month, at C. Grimaldis Gallery on Charles Street, at the ACA Galleries in New York City and at the Neuberger Museum of...
DETROIT (AP) — A silkscreen by Andy Warhol is among a trove of 20th century contemporary artwork worth millions that the FBI believes has been stolen from a Detroit business. The FBI says 19 pieces were stolen between April 27 and April 29. FBI...
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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...
Culture MonsterDiscovered: A French couple has come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works believed to be by Pablo Picasso and estimated to be worth at least $79.4 million. But the revelation also has prompted a lawsuit. (BBC News) Clash of egos:......
wpix.comArt gallery owner Janet Lehr of Sag Harbor and her partner just knew they had to have this special sculpture of a 16-foot, 1-inch tall pair of legs by East End artist Larry Rivers as soon as they saw it, "We fell in love with them! Just to possess them,...
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Culture Monster-- Some enchanted evening: Producers are planning to bring the musical "South Pacific," which is currently playing at the Ahmanson, back to the big screen. (Variety via Theatermania) -- Big purchase: The latest in the Getty Museum's attempt to buy......
Jim Carroll, who died Friday of a heart attack at 60 in Manhattan, was a legend by the time he was 13. That's when the poet Ted Berrigan took him to visit Jack Kerouac, who took a look at some of Jim's writing and said, "Jim Carroll writes better prose...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
Tribune art criticMidway through Larry Rivers' 1992 autobiography, the writer warns his readers: "Never for a minute can I admit that I went through a day without something worth reporting. Mix this with my need to excite or please and you'll hear me telling Andy [Warhol] ...
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