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January 21, 1992 | JESS BRAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It was to have been a pleasant little art auction Saturday night, with a small part of the proceeds going to charity. But when auctioneer Richard File brought his gavel down after selling item No. 11, he had a surprising message for the nearly 200 collectors crowded into the gallery on Forest Avenue. "Someone called saying there's a bomb planted in the building," he announced with a touch of incredulity.
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October 27, 1992 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maybe it's just as well that Charles Desmarais didn't move to Southern California until 1981. Had he grown up here, he might not have been so struck by an odd Los Angeles phenomenon of the '60s and '70s, at the intersection of photography, art, cultural upheaval and experimental impulses. Desmarais, boyish-looking at 43, grew up back East indoctrinated in the standard view of art photography as an elegant composition and a "window on the world."
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October 27, 1992 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maybe it's just as well that Charles Desmarais didn't move to Southern California until 1981. Had he grown up here, he might not have been so struck by an odd Los Angeles phenomenon of the '60s and '70s, at the intersection of photography, art, cultural upheaval and experimental impulses. Desmarais, boyish-looking at 43, grew up back East indoctrinated in the standard view of art photography as an elegant composition and a "window on the world."
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January 21, 1992 | JESS BRAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It was to have been a pleasant little art auction Saturday night, with a small part of the proceeds going to charity. But when auctioneer Richard File brought his gavel down after selling item No. 11, he had a surprising message for the nearly 200 collectors crowded into the gallery on Forest Avenue. "Someone called saying there's a bomb planted in the building," he announced with a touch of incredulity.
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