Tom Mashberg reports that Cambodia now has requested objects from others, including: Denver Art Museum Cleveland Museum of Art The Norton Simon, And of course Sotheby's which is challenging a federal forfeiture New York's Metropolitan Museum announced it would return two other statues. Show More Summary
School portraits. You either loved ‘em or hated ‘em. Mostly you love them now because they are a time-stamp of the then-you. My silly senior photo was complete with red lipstick and black, thick bangs à la Louise Brooks. Call it cliché or call it high school; once you discard those glasses, braces, and bad [...]
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The Norton Simon’s latest exhibit features the work of Russian painter Alexei Jawlensky, a member of the Expressionist group known as the Blue Four. The artists rejected the notion of objective reality, as evidenced by the image at left. The exhibit features more than 100 paintings by Jawlensky (1864-1941) and will run through November 5. [...]
Reader Lori Worley took this photo of a bird wading through a reflection of the trees and sky in the sculpture garden at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. The image was shot using an iPhone 4s. Submit your photos...
PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an exhibition of ?Studies in Desperation,? Connor Everts?s landmark lithographic suite from late 1963. Comprised of nine powerful lithographs, in which mangled and malformed figures are...Show More Summary
On loan from the National Gallery of Art, it is worth seeing at the Norton Simon to observe the wild brush strokes, vivid colors and his piercing blue eyes. What is it, exactly, about Van Gogh?
It was a particularly lively reception Thursday evening at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. More than 600 people -- local curators and artists, media and museum members, many nibbling on bread sticks and sipping wine -- gathered to welcome a most distinguished guest: an iconic van Gogh painting on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Vincent van Gogh?s electrifying ?Self-Portrait? from 1889, a highlight of the National Gallery of Art?s 19th-century collection. One of 36 self-portraits by Van Gogh,...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has quietly taken the lead in this city as the most interesting art museum. The Norton Simon still has, picture for picture, by far the best collection. The Getty still has the most money. MOCA and the Hammer are in a tussle for the hipness crown.
.It is pretty clear to most of us that a sheared off 10th-century Khmer sandstone statue that should be standing outside the Prasat Chen temple complex in Koh Ker (some 60 miles northeast of Angkor Wat) should not be on sale in a New York salesroom for two to three million dollars. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY.- This fall The Frick Collection will present Vincent van Gogh?s Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier). The painting has not left its home institution, the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, in nearly forty years, making this a rare and exciting viewing opportunity for East Coast audiences. Show More Summary
Vincent van Gogh's "Portrait of a Peasant" has been held inside of the Norton Simon Museum in California for forty years, but it's about to be liberated on a little East Coast vacation. From October 30th through January 20th, 2013, The Frick Collection will proudly display the painting, which van Gogh painted in August 1888. Show More Summary
PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents ?Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life,? an exhibition that examines the diversity and splendor of this genre that has attracted artists since antiquity. Drawing on the spectacular...Show More Summary
Artist Vincent Van Gogh may have been a lil' crazy, but he was also crazy about his own face, hence the 36 self-portraits he painted during his career. Now one of the last of the bunch is headed to Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum. [ more › ]
Right now, the most famous van Gogh painting in a California museum happens to be one of his sunniest: The Getty owns an exuberant field of irises that the artist painted in 1889 as a sort of postcard for his arrival at a bucolic-looking asylum in Saint Rémy de Provence, France.
Marei von Saher, the daughter-in-law of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker, filed a Notice of Appeal on March 22, 2012 to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding her case against the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena to recover Lucas Cranach's diptych "Adam" and "Eve". Show More Summary
Click here to view the full photogallery. Via a tipster comes word of this "recently discovered" residence in Rancho Mirage designed by Norton Simon Museum architects Thornton Ladd and John Kelsey. Built in 1960, the Japanese-influenced house hasn't been on...
An art dealer's daughter-in-law appeals to the 9th Circuit to lay claim to the diptych 'Adam and Eve' at the Pasadena museum. It was stolen by Goering in World War II. A long-running lawsuit to force the Norton Simon Museum to surrender...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY.- This fall The Frick Collection will present Vincent van Gogh?s Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier). The painting has not left its home institution, the Norton Simon Museum, in Pasadena, CA, in nearly forty years, making this a particularly rare and exciting viewing opportunity for East Coast audiences. Show More Summary