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  1. See Neil Patrick Harris and Flea With Their Favorite Artists

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    Hollywood's favorite artists pose with the power players who love them READ MORE

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  2. Meet the Artist Who Moves Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka: He's "Phenomenal"

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    The upcoming Oscar host and his husband prize Kehinde Wiley's regal portraits of everyday figures READ MORE

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  3. This Powerhouse Agent's Impressive Art Collection Includes a Massive Portrait of Tilda Swinton

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    UTA co-founder Peter Benedek says his collection took off after early advice from David Geffen READ MORE

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  4. How an OWN Senior Exec Is Helping Promote L.A.'s Art Scene

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    Tina Perry, who sits on the board of The Mistake Room, also is a collector of emerging Angeleno artist Aaron Sandnes READ MORE

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  5. 6 Art Exhibits to Catch in L.A. Before They Close

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    Hollywood's top collectors — including filmmaker Phil Lord, songwriter Carole Bayer Sager and CAA's Joel Lubin — pick the best shows right now READ MORE

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  6. Why Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea Can't Buy His Favorite Artist's Sculpture

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    Thomas Houseago and the bassist have become close friends: "There's this animal violence to Thomas' work, but it's also gentle and beautiful and vulnerable," Flea says READ MORE

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  7. Artist Behind Controversial Paris Sculpture Explains: "It Was the Shape of a Particular Butt Plug"

    7:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    L.A.'s Paul McCarthy, whose 'Tree' caused a scandal in France this fall, takes aim at the Hollywood mythmaking that also feeds his work READ MORE

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  8. Art Basel Miami Beach: Where to Stay, Eat and Shop

    6:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    A guide to continuous indulgence for those flocking to the season's ultimate see-and-be-scene READ MORE

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  9. Maggie Gyllenhaal Milks Her Breasts, Paul Giamatti Pontificates on Poop: Is 'River of Fundament' the Weirdest Film Ever Made?

    10:48 am PST 02/18/2014
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    Visual artist Matthew Barney's scatological epic threads Norman Mailer, Egyptian gods and anthropomorphized Chryslers together for six hours of jaw-dropping cinematic art. READ MORE

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  10. Art Dealer Irving Blum on Andy Warhol and the 1960s L.A. Art Scene (Q&A)

    5:44 pm PST 11/04/2013
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    Blum's Ferus Gallery was first to show Warhol's soup cans and the nexus between L.A artists like Ed Ruscha and Hollywood collectors, including Dennis Hopper. READ MORE

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  11. THR Art Issue: Top 10 L.A. Artists Coveted by Hollywood

    5:12 pm PST 11/04/2013
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    As the town experiences an influx of young artists, emerging talents are hooking Hollywood with high concepts (Sam Falls), emotional connections (Jonas Wood) and brave new worlds (Samara Golden). THR canvassed 25 curators, art advisors and collectors across L.A. for their top 10. These are the artists to watch. READ MORE

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  12. Hollywood's A-List Collectors on L.A.'s Must-See Fall Art Shows

    7:00 am PDT 11/01/2013
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    The entertainment industry's most art-savvy players, including OWN's Tina Perry and CAA's Thao Nguyen, preview the canvases to canvass across the city. READ MORE

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  13. Hollywood Art: Secrets From A-List Art Advisers

    7:00 am PDT 11/01/2013
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    Inside info from the pros who guide and protect Hollywood collectors, from Jeffrey Katzenberg to Steven Spielberg to Michael Ovitz: "Art is the last unregulated business." READ MORE

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  14. LACMA's Michael Govan on the Academy Museum, Hollywood Support and Eli Broad (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    The museum's director and CEO talks to THR about getting trashed by Scorsese, his $650 million expansion plan and integrating the industry into the city's fine arts scene: "There's still a big separation between the art world and the film world in L.A." READ MORE

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  15. The Hollywood Reporter Reveals the Industry's Top 25 Art Collectors

    8:15 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    In THR's inaugural Art Issue, Pharrell loves Takashi Murakami, Brian Grazer is jonesing for Jeff Koons, Sean Combs is into power art shopping: As A-listers and industry insiders hit a new level of sophistication with collecting -- and sticker shock is not an option. READ MORE

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  16. Hollywood's Top Art Collectors Pose With L.A.'s Hottest Artists

    8:09 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    As the town experiences an influx of young artists, emerging talents are hooking Hollywood -- including Owen Wilson and Orlando Bloom -- with high concepts (Sam Falls) and emotional connections (Jonas Wood). READ MORE

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  17. Owen Wilson on Iconic SoCal Artist Ed Ruscha

    8:00 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    The "Zoolander 2" actor fell for the artist's work during the filming of "Bottle Rocket"; three purchased artworks later, they're pals: "Art is good the way they say it's good to play classical music for babies." READ MORE

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  18. Hollywood Insiders' Art Club: Producer David Hoberman and Former UPN CEO Dean Valentine

    8:00 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    Call them collecting buddies: Over years of hitting galleries and art fairs, Symbolic Action's Valentine has donated scores of pieces to the Hammer Museum while Hoberman works through a wish list that includes blue-chip artists from Rudolf Stingel and Cindy Sherman to Christopher Wool and Albert Oehlen. READ MORE

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  19. Unique Features' Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne's Over-the-Top Art Collections

    8:00 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    Barbara Kruger collages, an Andreas Gursky diptych, a Gary Simmons painting – and that's just the company reception area. Between the two execs (co-founders of New Line Cinema), the works of Pablo Picasso, Rene Magritte, David Salle and Diane Arbus cover the walls of office and homes. READ MORE

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  20. Painter Jonas Wood and HBO's Michael Lombardo Talk Sports and Paintings

    8:00 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    From the Wood Kusaka Studios in Los Angeles, HBO's president of programming Michael Lombardo praises the sports painting by Jonas Wood. "I don't see them as art for a sports fan, I see them as powerful portraits of dynamic people," says Lombardo. READ MORE

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