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  • Here's what's up in Indy

    Here's what's up in Indy
    "This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it." There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
  • Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates

    Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates
    Morgan Peck's ceramic sculptures at Jancar Jones are modest in scale and hardly radical in reach, but there's something fearless and free about them that is deeply appealing. Two unglazed stoneware pillars (16 and 17 inches tall) stand at just the...
  • Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs

    Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs
    Video games take on mental illness, a death metal band plays in a box until it runs out of oxygen and Brad Pitt's architectural foundation focuses on houses for American Indians. All this, plus a walk down memory lane of vintage reviews covering Jeff...
  • Frank Gehry will have an autumn in Paris

    Frank Gehry is looking to have an eventful autumn, but much of the excitement will take place 6,000 miles away, in France. The Los Angeles architect will be the subject of a career retrospective exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris starting Oct....
  • We can't stop talking about the Donelle Woolford controversy

    We can't stop talking about the Donelle Woolford controversy
    Who is Donelle Woolford? Who is Joe Scanlan? It's a debate that keeps going and going. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a pretty epic (as in: loooong) overview and analysis of the controversy surrounding Woolford, the fictional African American female...
  • A shiny poem for Jeff Koons -- assembled from his Whitney reviews

    A shiny poem for Jeff Koons -- assembled from his Whitney reviews
    The Jeff Koons retrospective has opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and it is filled with BIG SHINY THINGS and LOTS OF COLOR. But if there's something that contains even more color, it's been all of the reviews of the show. In...
  • Gavlak gallery opens in Hollywood

    Gavlak gallery opens in Hollywood
    Gallerist Sarah Gavlak is thinking big these days -- as in 5,000 square feet. Her new Hollywood gallery, Gavlak, opened Thursday night, joining Regen Projects, Michael Kohn Gallery and Hannah Hoffman Gallery in the neighborhood. It's an ambitious...
  • Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015

     Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015
    Aiming to boost tourism and elevate its status as a design center, Chicago next year will mount a global exhibition of cutting-edge architecture that will strive to duplicate the cachet and commercial success of a cultural spectacle in Venice, Italy....
  • LACMA changes building plan to accommodate La Brea tar pits

    The tar pits have stared down Peter Zumthor and won. In a significant concession to concerns raised by its neighbor, the Page Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and architect Zumthor have altered the design of a proposed new building,...
  • Summer Fun Events

    Summer Fun Events
    Miami-Dade SPLASHTACULAR SUMMER CELEBRATION Through Aug. 17. Children can enjoy inflatable water slides and wet slip-n-slides as part of the kids’ water play area. Plus, Salty’s Pirate Playground and the park’s Spray and Play misting...
  • Delaware Art Museum sanctioned for selling painting at auction

    Delaware Art Museum sanctioned for selling painting at auction
    The Assn. of Art Museum Directors sanctioned the Delaware Art Museum on Wednesday for selling its 1868 William Holman Hunt painting “Isabella and the Pot of Basil” this week to help make debt payments and build its endowment. The painting,...