On July 31, Lindsay Lohan was given until noon the next day to gather up all her crap from Suite 33 at West Hollywood's luxurious Chateau Marmont -- the Elizabeth Taylor jewels, the Sam Magid jewels, the steaming pile of cigarette butts -- and find someplace else to crash pro-bono.
A stern letter f ... More >>
Writer Eve Babitz, who knows art and Hollywood better than most, says that when hotelier Andre Balazs bought the Chateau Marmont circa 1990 and wanted to redo the rooms, he consulted Helmut Newton. Or perhaps Newton insisted on being consulted. The German photographer, known for his overtly sexual a ... More >>
Vanity FairElizabeth Taylor gets her first posthumous book.It's never too soon to capitalize on a fallen angel.
At least, that is, if you're Vanity Fair magazine.
The publication announced this week that it's publishing a book about Elizabeth Taylor. And, yeah, it's coming at you quick. Bec ... More >>
What part of "Private" don't you understand?How fitting, that in 1983, when Helmut Newton printed 75 copies of an exclusive burlesque/celebrity photo suite, he named the thing "Private Property Collection."
The title packs a punch in an L.A. lawsuit filed yesterday by June Browne Newton. Th ... More >>
By Gustavo Turner
Last night, the always entertaining Taschen Bookstore in Beverly Hills hosted an event celebrating the release of a very curious artifact: a box set including Brian Wilson's last released CD, That Lucky Old Sun, a handsome little book with an exclusive interview with Brian by Harv ... More >>
By Christopher Miles
Image source: www.patriciafauregallery.com
Gallerist Patricia Faure, a mainstay of the Los Angeles gallery scene for
decades, died in her sleep on October 21 at the age of 80. Faure began as
art dealer Nicholas Wilderâ€™s assistant in the 1970s. For fifteen years, she
and fri ... More >>