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  • Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer

    Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer
    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.  But this...
  • Comprehensive 'Gehry' retrospective in Paris draws sociological blank

     Comprehensive 'Gehry' retrospective in Paris draws sociological blank
    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...
  • Alison Berger's glassworks branches into crystal and lighting fixtures

    Alison Berger's glassworks branches into crystal and lighting fixtures
    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...
  • Form and color meet in Matisse's joyous cutouts

    Form and color meet in Matisse's joyous cutouts
    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...
  • Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more

    Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more
    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. Another first:...
  • At Penn, students can get credit for 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

    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...
  • Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter

     Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter
    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...
  • 3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram

    3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram
    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...
  • 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail

    'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail
    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...
  • 'The Theory of Everything' Premieres in New York to Tears

    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...
  • Schoonmaker, Scorsese Talk Up 'Tales of Hoffmann'

    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...