| 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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Brazilian designer of the 'Mole' armchair
Sergio Rodrigues, 86, a celebrated Brazilian designer whose "Mole" armchair is among the most iconic pieces of mid-century design, died of liver failure Monday at his home in Rio de Janeiro,...
| 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 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 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 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Advertising agency Jump Cut is launching a print division and has tapped Brandon Schaefer to be its new creative director.
The company specializes in mounting campaigns and designing trailers for indie films and cultural centers. Many of the films it has...
| 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 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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It is hard to imagine a more potent stage for art-world iconoclast Julian Schnabel’s bold brand of provocation than the opening statement that will greet visitors when the exhibit “Café Dolly: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen“ debuts...