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John Baldessari Stars in a Giant Four-Page Spread in the September Issue of Town & Country

John Baldessari at dinner. (Photo courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Upon leafing through the mammoth, ad-swollen September issue of Town & Country last night on the subway, we were surprised to find not the normal fare—say, a long, detailed list of the world’s top socialite-slash-DJs—but instead a quite lovely package on Los Angeles, with a special focus on that city’s arts scene. There’s LACMA director Michael Govan Read More

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Ed Ruscha Is in The New Yorker

Danna and Ed Ruscha. (Courtesy PMC)

In this week’s New Yorker, Calvin Tomkins profiles Ed Ruscha, who has a show at the Getty Center in Los Angeles right now. They drive around L.A., hang out at Mr. Ruscha’s studio and have dinner at the home of Steve Martin and his wife Anne Stringfield. Lots of good stories and quotes in this one, including Mr. Martin joking about wanting to watch Mr. Ruscha shower. (It has to do with the art in his bathroom.) Read More

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Dan Fox Named Co-Editor of ‘Frieze’

Fox. (Courtesy Swiss Institute)

Frieze magazine announced today that it will bring on a new editor, turning the top spot on the hip monthly’s masthead into a triumvirate. The New York–based Dan Fox will now edit the magazine with co-editors Jörg Heiser and Jennifer Higgie, who work out of London. Read More