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Leonard Lauder

CultureZohn: Picasso Threeway, Part II, Picasso and Jacqueline

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Whether they look imposing, highly sexualized or catlike, Picasso's women are so specific and recognizable and so clearly part of the fabric of his inspiration and imagination.

Will Anyone Fill Bronfman's Chair?

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Bronfman, in his role as President of the Samuel Bronfman Foundation, also gave generously to Jewish causes. It is unlikely that anyone will ever support such a broad range of Jewish organizations and causes ever again.

Jason Linkins

Meet Your Taxpayer-Subsidized Farm Bill Billionaires!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

When most people think about farm subsidies, chances are they do not immediately think "massive taxpayer money boondoggle that should be cut from the ...

Happy Days, and Hours, Are Here Again

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week's Art Talk got particularly passionate responses from KCRW listeners who hear my program on the air, or those who read the text of it on the...

Met Is Given Transformative New Cubist Collection

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art is getting a billion-dollar Cubist collection it says will "transform" it. The museum ann...

Opening Hearts and Minds

Lisa Lori | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Lisa Lori

As I stood on the stage with my family, I couldn't help but think about how far we had come in 12 years. From that first moment that the doctors had told us something was seriously wrong with my son Zack to receiving the Open Hearts honor, we had been through a gauntlet of experiences.

SLIDESHOW: The Top 15 Of NY's 66 Billionaires

Posted 03.07.2012 | New York

Forbes has created a massive database of the world's billionaires, and one nifty feature allows you to search by state to see just how rich some of yo...

PHOTOS: Inside New York's Most Exclusive Parties

Jamee Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jamee Gregory

In my new book, readers come along to some of New York's most exclusive parties, invited into the homes of 15 tastemakers including Michael Kors, Tory Burch, the Leonard Lauders, and Jamie Drake.

Leonard A. Lauder Backs Whitney Museum Building Downtown

nytimes.com | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After 25 years of false starts, the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art has taken a step that will redefine the 80-year-old institution. It vo...

Whitney Museum Board Approves New Renzo Piano-Designed Building

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Whitney Museum of American Art will break ground on a new museum in downtown Manhattan in 2011. The museum's board on Tuesday ni...

Lipstick Theory Blues

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

Shopping at the major department stores in the heart of New York City should never be a meditative experience. Sometimes it can be transcendental, ye...

NYC's Whitney to Receive $131M Gift

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Cosmetics executive Leonard A. Lauder says he will give $131 million to the Whitney Museum of American Art, the largest donation in t...

The Vanity Fair New Establishment: Who Gave, Who Didn't, and Who They Gave To

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's notoriously difficult to find media personalities who donate to political campaigns, either because they're bound by big-media constraints (like ...