| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:21 PM
It's not the sort of thing you generally see in a museum: a comfortable easy chair, a working TV set turned to an afternoon talk show on which "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" mom Kris Jenner is making salsa and talking about her boob jobs.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The ground-floor gallery at the Pompidou Center, where curators Frédéric Migayrou and Aurélien Lemonier have installed "Frank Gehry," a major retrospective that runs through Jan. 26, looks right out through floor-to-ceiling windows toward the sidewalks of...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
For Alison Berger, the journey to becoming a designer of fine hand-blown crystal and handsomely engineered lighting fixtures began with childhood summer nights catching fireflies in jars.
"What I do is reminiscent of that nostalgic feeling of...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:00 PM
At the end of World War II, when Europe was recovering from the onslaught, the great French artist Henri Matisse was recovering from personal battles. Matisse, then in his 70s, had endured not just the war but also two surgeries and an infection that...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The Hammer Museum announced on Wednesday exhibition plans for winter and spring that include the first L.A. solo show for Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and the first American show for the London-based Heatherwick architecture studio.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled "Wasting Time on the Internet," will require its students to spend...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:57 AM
This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport.
But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday moved a 3,700-pound carved granite bench up to its new perch at 8,500 feet on a patio at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway high above the desert city.
It may be "one of the few pieces of public art at this...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:36 PM
When Henri Matisse (1869-1954) finished his breakthrough painting "The Joy of Life," he was 36. A new century was just getting underway, and he flung open a door to an artistic adventure that would occupy him for almost 50 years. The escapade took a...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Focus Features "The Theory of Everything" hosted its U.S. premiere at MoMA on Monday night, and there wasn't a dry eye in the house following the screening of the Stephen Hawking biopic starring Eddie Redmayne.
Guests included Redmayne, Felicity Jones...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LYON - Martin Scorsese has influenced generations of new filmmakers. But who and what films influenced Scorsese? One front-runner: "The Tales of Hoffmann," Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1951 adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's opera, which...