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Doris Duke & Norton Simon: Kindred Spirits a World Apart

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.28.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There are two names on my mind right now -- Doris Duke and Norton Simon, -- two people that are obviously a world apart. But last week, I went to the opening of two exhibitions in LA that give rare insights on their lives and their obsession with art collecting.

Public Art: Here, There, Everywhere

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Driving through Downtown LA along Main Street, I saw a rather dramatic mural of a single, moody cartoon-like figure decorating the wall of a rather nondescript commercial building.

One Luxury Billionaire Collectors Cannot Afford

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The problem, as I see it, is that those extremely successful and extremely busy people simply cannot afford the luxury of spending time to educate themselves about art world beyond the headlines of the last few years.2013-03-07-koonstulippull.jpg

Six Picks for This Week From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Is February really here? How can that be! Here are some ideas for enjoying the upcoming brisk and sunny weekend.

Starving at the Unfriendly Getty Center

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

If the Getty lies about the times its cafe stays open, do they lie about the importance of the art and artists they exhibit as well?