De Kooning painting sells for record $66.3 million

Nov 16, 2016

De Kooning painting sells for record $66.3 million

Willem de Kooning’s “Untitled XXV” was sold late Tuesday at Christie’s in New York for $66.3 million, a record for a work by the abstract artist and for post-war contemporary art. The imposing work, which measures 7 by 6.5 feet (2 by 2.2 meters), ...

Hollywood Walk of Fame honors late samurai star Toshiro Mifune

Nov 16, 2016

Hollywood Walk of Fame honors late samurai star Toshiro Mifune

Hollywood celebrated the life of legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune on Monday, honoring him with a star on its iconic Walk of Fame two decades after his death. Mifune rose to stardom through filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s classics, including “Rashomon” (1950) and “Seven Samurai” (1954), ...

Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Nov 11, 2016

Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Lady Gaga besieged Trump Tower. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence penned a thoughtful essay. Miley Cyrus posted a tearful video. Hillary Clinton’s celebrity supporters were in deep mourning Thursday as Hollywood came to terms with Republican Donald Trump’s stunning election as U.S. president. Pop princess ...

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Nov 2, 2016

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Dozens of screaming fans holding banners and posters greeted U.S. pop singer Lady Gaga in Tokyo on Tuesday as the Grammy Award-winning artist arrived in Japan to promote her U.S. chart-topping album “Joanne.” Dressed in a backless black outfit and pink hat — an ...

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Oct 29, 2016

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win, which he said had left him “speechless.” Asked “if I accept the prize,” he answered “Of course,” the U.S. singer-songwriter ...

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

Oct 27, 2016

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

An ax-wielding protester hacked out the gold lettering and television logo on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday. A man who identified himself to a local news agency as James Lambert Otis said he was the ...