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July 18, 1991 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
Other art dealers may ride out the recession in dignified silence, but Robert Berman has opted for clamorous action. "I don't want to sit here waiting for that one customer," he said the other day, amid a plethora of contemporary artworks in his Santa Monica gallery. His answer to hard times is a series of public sales, offering contemporary art at rock-bottom prices. "Buy low!" trumpets the announcement of the first auction, scheduled for 2 p.m.
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August 29, 2011 | By Cyndia Zwahlen
Local art galleries are hoping sales will get a needed boost when a major regional art project, "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980," opens Oct. 1, potentially drawing customers from around the world. The multi-location project is a collaboration among dozens of galleries and more than 60 Southern California art museums and other cultural institutions. "Pacific Standard Time" will officially run for six months, and some private galleries will be getting a head start by opening their related shows in September.
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BUSINESS
August 29, 2011 | By Cyndia Zwahlen
Local art galleries are hoping sales will get a needed boost when a major regional art project, "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980," opens Oct. 1, potentially drawing customers from around the world. The multi-location project is a collaboration among dozens of galleries and more than 60 Southern California art museums and other cultural institutions. "Pacific Standard Time" will officially run for six months, and some private galleries will be getting a head start by opening their related shows in September.
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August 4, 2011
ART Dwayne Booth, the political cartoonist also known as Mr. Fish, is a ubiquitous presence in such venerable publications as Harper's, Vanity Fair, the Atlantic and many others, but is most frequently seen at Truthdig. In conjunction with the launch of his new book of cartoons and essays, "Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People," the Robert Berman Gallery will mount an exhibition of Mr. Fish's original drawings, prints and paintings, which also appear in the book. For the Saturday opening reception, he will be on hand to sign copies and discuss his work with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
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August 4, 2011
ART Dwayne Booth, the political cartoonist also known as Mr. Fish, is a ubiquitous presence in such venerable publications as Harper's, Vanity Fair, the Atlantic and many others, but is most frequently seen at Truthdig. In conjunction with the launch of his new book of cartoons and essays, "Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People," the Robert Berman Gallery will mount an exhibition of Mr. Fish's original drawings, prints and paintings, which also appear in the book. For the Saturday opening reception, he will be on hand to sign copies and discuss his work with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
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December 20, 2001
* Paul Sierra: Souvenirs (Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., D-5/C-2, Santa Monica, [310] 453-9195). "Swimmer #15" (detail above), an oil on canvas completed this year, is among the Paul Sierra paintings on exhibit. Ends Dec. 31.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1987
Evidently Greenberg has never used a VA hospital, otherwise he would not clamor for its closing. I have used the Wadsworth VA Hospital in Los Angeles for years. It is a super hospital, complete with skilled doctors and nurses. Best of all, the hospital does not hand you a bill which bankrupts you. B. ROBERT BERMAN Los Angeles
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 1998
"Bill Barminsky: Living Room"--Recent enamel on canvas works by Barminsky are on display at Robert Berman Gallery through Aug. 30. * "Murals of the Westside"--The Mural Conservancy of L.A. and muralist Arthur Mortimer host a bus tour Saturday. Meets at the Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. * "Culture y Cultura: How the U.S.-Mexican War Shaped the West"--The show continues at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Griffith Park through Sept. 7.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 1996
Latino actors and comedians including Andy Garcia, Salma Hayek and Paul Rodriguez will host "Cigar Night in Havana" tonight, a Cuban-flavored benefit for the nonprofit Cuban cultural organization Patronato Jose Marti, at the Track 16 and Robert Berman galleries at Santa Monica's Bergamot Station. Additional celebrity hosts include Elizabeth Pen~a, Olivia Hussey, Tony Plana, Pat O'Brien, Willie Marquez and Lupe Ontiveros. Tickets to the 7-11 p.m.
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March 30, 1996 | DAVID PAGEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Each of Irene Hardwicke's lovingly crafted, modestly scaled paintings at Robert Berman Gallery has the presence of a message-in-a-bottle. The New York-based artist's 23 pictures, painted on old castoff wooden objects, form a lovely flotilla of intentionally mixed messages. Most of Hardwicke's oils depict a nude woman or two in various imaginary landscapes, jampacked with beautiful birds, exotic insects and all manner of furry creatures.
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July 18, 1991 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
Other art dealers may ride out the recession in dignified silence, but Robert Berman has opted for clamorous action. "I don't want to sit here waiting for that one customer," he said the other day, amid a plethora of contemporary artworks in his Santa Monica gallery. His answer to hard times is a series of public sales, offering contemporary art at rock-bottom prices. "Buy low!" trumpets the announcement of the first auction, scheduled for 2 p.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 17, 2008 | Lea.Lion
THE elite graffiti crew Angels Will Rise has made a name for itself by spray-painting full-color, wall-sized murals -- of both the illegal and commissioned variety -- around L.A. over the last 20 years. But when 11 of its members met up in a mid-city warehouse in November, it was not to plan their next bombing mission, but to create murals bound for gallery walls.
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February 20, 1998 | LEAH OLLMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Tedious political didacticism on one hand, or confessional self-indulgence on the other afflict much recent art that concerns itself with social topics. Christina Hale's stunning drawings at Robert Berman Gallery steer clear of these extremes, claiming a solid place for themselves where the personal and political fuse in the form of everyday social conditions and responses to them. This is the first solo show for the young L.A.
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