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  • George Clooney DID get married -- who lost their bet?

    "ONE OF the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he could do what he was afraid he couldn't do." -- Henry Ford A LOT of money changed hands this weekend. Many people had to fork over cash, buy dinners, roll their...
  • '1001 Grams' and 'Heaven Knows What' Head Tokyo Festival Competition

    TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals. Pick-ups from Toronto include Bent Hamer's Norwegian Oscar contender, drama...
  • 'Like a jewelry box': Builder spent decades crafting house now on market

    'Like a jewelry box': Builder spent decades crafting house now on market
    As the designer of household appliances for the world-renown Braun Company in the 1960s, Reinhold Weiss created some of the German company’s most famous product designs. His design of products — ranging from hand mixers to toasters –...
  • Early cinema champion gets a loving restrospective

    Early cinema champion gets a loving restrospective
    In a thoughtfully lavish act of curation, Northwestern University's Block Cinema is paying tribute to cinema's greatest pack rat and most ardent champion — the man whom poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau once described as "the dragon watching over...
  • The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014

    The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014
    These were the words of the year in architecture: Basic. Fundamental. Primitive. Ancient. If fashion had normcore — the flaunting of a bland, practical and Gap-like aesthetic, the plain sweatshirt as statement of principles — architecture...
  • Bowie a pop hit for MCA, which ponders what's next

    Bowie a pop hit for MCA, which ponders what's next
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's blockbuster "David Bowie Is" exhibit closes Sunday and, therefore, you have only a handful of days left to experience the following uncommon phenomena: packed MCA galleries. Moreover, because the show was designed to...
  • The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube

    The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube
    The artist William Wegman is probably best known for his photographs of Weimaraners. For decades now he has been able to coax his pet dogs to pose stoically before his lens, offering a steady, curious, tolerant gaze to the camera despite the oddball...
  • Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

    The traveling 20-year retrospective of French Conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe turns the Los Angeles County Museum of Art into a mammoth vivarium — a carefully orchestrated, walk-in terrarium-cum-aquarium. The exhibition creates a self-contained...
  • Datebook: Videos about secrets, photography about rising tides

    Datebook: Videos about secrets, photography about rising tides
    Visceral video pieces about secrets, a show devoted to the ways in which man is contending with rising seas, and a photographer who takes on L.A.’s bus system. Plus: an anniversary show and a video about hallways. It’s all happening in L.A....
  • Aieeee! MoMA to host Yoko Ono exhibition

    Aieeee! MoMA to host Yoko Ono exhibition
    Yoko Ono — transgressive conceptual artist, widow of John Lennon, bane of Beatles fans, peace activist and enduring feminist icon — will receive a major solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2015, the organization...
  • Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities

    Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities
    On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage. That's what Molesworth calls this...