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Times Staff WriterAs a celebrated Modern painting goes on temporary view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art today, the masterpiece becomes the latest work looted by the Nazis during World War II to have been returned to its rightful owner. Ninety-year-old Cheviot...
Tags: Family, England, Max Reinhardt, Billy Wilder, History
Of the Morning CallToday we begin a five-part series that chronicles the design of Sarah's Room, built for 21-year-old Sarah Bittner, a Kutztown University senior. Since Sarah still comes home on weekends and breaks but plans to move away soon after graduation, Sarah's...
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Classical composer Eric Zeisl had a tough time living in mid-20th century Los Angeles. The somber, heavy-browed Austrian, who left Nazi-dominated Europe in 1938, stated that the two things he hated most in this world were Hitler and the sun. He was...
Tags: Family, Skin Rash, Academy Awards, Judaism, Opera (genre)
Times Staff WriterMore than six months after terrorists dealt New York a devastating blow, the city is getting on with things. Tourists are venturing back, and many are inevitably drawn downtown to the haunting ground zero site, as I was recently. Some come to grieve. Some...
Tags: Onions, Issey Miyake, Steaks, Financial District, Mussels
Monah Li, fashion designer I'm from Vienna. I try to go every year. In May I took my 12-year-old daughter Lilly. We stayed with my dad and stepmother. My father has a cottage in the Vienna Woods, about an hour from Vienna. The area is called Gloggnitz....
Tags: Edvard Munch, Fashion Shows, Egon Schiele, Entertainment, Travel
Tribune arts criticIn a disheartening setback for a Chicago-area man who has claimed a multimillion-dollar art collection looted by the Nazis, the Czech government has declared the most valuable of the paintings "national treasures," thereby blocking their return. The move...
Special to The TimesGardeners are innate timekeepers who clock hours by the tilt of the sun and days by the life of a bud and flower. Months are marked by the spin of the moon, seasons by the length of day, and years by the girth of once-tiny trees. Despite such acuity,...
Times Staff WriterPlaywright and screenwriter Horton Foote reappears in the kitchen of Ron Bernstein's Hollywood bungalow, where a few other friends of the film-rights agent collect around a table composed just so with voluptuous fruits, delicate French pastries and...
Tribune arts criticIn 1923, a brilliant Austrian pianist commissioned a revered German composer to pen a most unusual work: a piano concerto that would be played not with two hands but with one, while a symphony orchestra accompanied. For pianist Paul Wittgenstein, the new...
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