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Monster Mash: Remembering art collector Roy Neuberger; Leonardo DiCaprio visits LACMA

December 27, 2010 |  7:54 am

Neuberger Major collector: A look back at the life of Roy Neuberger, the co-founder of money management firm Neuberger Berman and one of the world's top art collectors, who died late last week at the age of 107 in New York. (Bloomberg)

Celebrity sighting: Leonardo DiCaprio spent time this weekend on a group tour of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Daily Mail)

Controversial: The artist Christo continues to face obstacles over a proposed public art project that would involve suspending translucent panels over parts of the Arkansas River. (Los Angeles Times)

The shows will go on: Broadway shows continued to play Sunday despite the blizzard that blanketed much of the Northeast. (New York Times)

Heading home: The Toledo Museum of Art has agreed to hand over an 18th century dinner-table centerpiece that was recently proved to have been stolen from a German castle during World War II. (Toledo Blade)

Keeping busy: Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses his current projects, including reality TV shows and "The Wizard of Oz." (Telegraph)

Major gift: A real estate developer in Phoenix has donated two warehouse spaces to the Arizona Opera Company. (Arizona Republic)

In memoriam: John Warhola, the brother of artist Andy Warhol and a founding member of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, died Friday at the age of 85. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Passing: Edward Cansino, a composer and conductor who led the ensemble I Cantori, died at age 63 in Altadena. (Los Angeles Times)

Also in the L.A. Times: A Magna Carta will visit LACMA from April 26 to May 11; music critic Mark Swed profiles Madame Thai Thi Lien, the pianist who helped bring Western music to Vietnam.

-- David Ng

Photo: Roy Neuberger in 2003. Credit: John Rizzo / Bloomberg News

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