| May 8, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After a lifetime of drawing in two dimensions, the ability to lift a pen off paper and watch the line follow straight up is wondrous.
So say teenagers who helped test drive the new $99 3Doodler, billed as the world's first 3-D printing pen.
| May 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Each year, a unique piece of artwork is commissioned to mark the Printers Row Lit Fest. It is used on the cover of the Chicago Tribune's special section about the Lit Fest and on posters announcing the book fair.
For this year's Lit Fest poster, which...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' future museum, has left the high-profile project.
The departure, which the academy is characterizing as a routine transition, comes in the midst of some...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With "National Gallery," documentary helmer Frederick Wiseman expands his focus from chronicling the day-to-day of U.S. institutions to include the famous London art museum. It is his third film to play in Cannes, after "The Last Letter" and "Boxing Gym."...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Thatgamecompany is ready to go off on its own journey.
After being incubated within Sony Santa Monica Studio and producing three games for the PlayStation Network, including the award-winning "Journey," the company will self-publish its next title for...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art took the next step in rebuilding its staff and programming, appointing Helen Molesworth of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston as its new chief curator.
A scholar, art writer and curator, Molesworth has been at ICA/...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has collected video games (Pac-Man, anyone?), digital fonts and the @ symbol. Now it has added a downloadable app to its permanent collection: Bjork's 2011 album "Biophilia," which was made available as an app...
| May 30, 2014
These days, when you read about photography in Detroit, too often it's about "ruin porn" — images that seem to revel in the lost glory of abandoned and decaying buildings. You'll find none of that in "Bill Rauhauser: 20th Century Photography in...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:31 AM
On the fourth floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art right now stands a phalanx of mannequins sporting plaid button-downs, tinfoil bandeaux, flower leis, ski caps and cowboy hats, designer jeans, velvet tailcoats and many less easily identifiable...