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Allen Ginsberg at the Oscars, at MoMA, at Large

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Recently, the yearly reading of "Howl" at Columbia University attracted crowds to the Philosophy Hall. An irony was not missed: in his days, Allen represented rebellious youth. Now, he is the poet of our time.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

MoMA's exhibition of Warhol films brings you face-to-face with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Lou Reed, and Dennis Hopper -- time creeping by in slow-motion silence.

Dead Folks 2010: Everyone's Pushing Up Roses

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Happy New Year, darlings. All of you reading this piece have something in common: you survived 2010. Not everyone was so lucky, and a lot of people, as always, took the off-ramp from Life.

The Best and Worst of 2010

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On a personal level, I want to say "thank God" that the year 2010 is coming to an end, but artistically speaking it was definitely a year to remember.

IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Iconic Arts Figures Who Passed in 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Whether cut short or lived to the fullest, the end of the calendar year provides a somber moment of reflection to honor the lives of artists who've pa...

The Best Celebrity Real Estate Of The Year

Curbed LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Celebrities' houses are just like the plebs': some are awesome, others are ridiculous, and almost all sold below asking in 2010, if at all. From Tom H...

15 Minutes and Counting - Warhol's Stars Shine On at the Museum of Modern Art

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

In his opening remarks to "Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures," MoMA's Chief Curator at Large Klaus Biesenbach told us to think of Warhol's screen tests -- 12 of which are presented in large-scale on the wall of one gallery -- as portraits.

Who's in Control?

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the tenth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

PHOTOS: Dennis Hopper's Venice Compound Increased $1 Million To $5.8 Million

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA: We've featured the Dennis Hopper Venice compound at $6.245 million when it first landed on the market and $4.799 million--its second re...

All You Need is Love -- an Auction Scorecard

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"The bidders egos are the main reason for the inflated prices," Luis Accorsi told us. "The eagerness to win, one person over the other." Nevertheless, it's hard not to be taken in by the energy in the room.

Bisset, De Havilland & Kerr Feted by French Legion & BFI/TCM Festival to Open With Caron Classic

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones in classic film, which focused primarily on iconic leading ladies, dominated the news and will be r...

Dennis Hopper's $6.2M Estate Going On Sale

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Dennis Hopper's sprawling estate in Venice, Calif., is going on sale this Friday for about $6.2 million. The property, where Hopp...

Artistic Rites of Passage: Triumphs and Failures

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Dennis Hopper, in his attempts to establish an artistic dialogue with important artists and find his own artistic voice, was never able to go beyond merely mimicking the masters.

Keep Barnsdall Under LA City Operation

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

To have one hegemonic curatorial voice in a city as diverse as Los Angeles, especially when that voice is funded so strongly by one benefactor, is dangerous and delimiting.

Dennis Hopper's Daughter Galen, 7, Not Allowed At Funeral

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Caught up in the messy divorce proceedings between Dennis Hopper and Victoria Duffy, 7-year-old Galen Grier Hopper was forced to miss her father's fun...

PLAN ForYourArt August 5-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings th...

Dennis Hopper's Funeral Draws

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

RANCHOS DE TAOS, N.M. — Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer were among the actors who joined dozens of Dennis Hopper's relatives, friends and Taos loc...

Deitch: Dennis Hopper Was 'Closely Involved' In Upcoming MOCA Show

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

There have been many tributes to renegade actor Dennis Hopper since he died Saturday at age 74 of complications from prostate cancer. But what might b...

PHOTOS: Dennis Hopper's $6.245 Million Venice Compound Hits The Market

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The late Dennis Hopper's compound is for sale, and the asking price is $6.245 million for the sprawling property that encompasses 330, 334, and 326 In...

Art Versus Entertainment: The Gap is Essential

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

The encounter between artist and audience is far more ambiguous and problematic in the art world than in the entertainment industry in spite of about a half century of critical and art world exertions to that distinction.

Plan ForYourArt: July 22-28

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings for the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Low Double Standards: Review of Dennis Hopper Posthumous Art Opening

Fine Arts LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Fine Arts LA

At the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the opening of "Dennis Hopper: Double Standard" felt more like a cinematic tribute to Los Angeles stereotypes than a serious exhibition. 2010-07-20-hopperphoto.jpg

MOCA: 'Double Standard'

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

When Jeffrey Deitch, director of the museum, announced plans for his first exhibition -- the tribute to filmmaker and artist Dennis Hopper -- it was met with some disappointment.

PHOTOS: Dennis Hopper Double Standard Opening Celebration

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hotelier Andre Balazs (his Los Angeles properties include Chateau Marmont and The Standard hotels) and MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch co-hosted a privat...

Plan ForYourArt July 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

On Friday, leading galleries in Chinatown open their doors for Box Scheme, the culminating exhibition of California Institute of the Arts' (CalArts) graduating MFA candidates.