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  • Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    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. Her death...
  • PASSINGS: Sergio Rodrigues, David Anderle

    PASSINGS: Sergio Rodrigues, David Anderle
     Sergio Rodrigues 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Transistor Sister: Vintage electronic parts become chic jewelry

    Transistor Sister: Vintage electronic parts become chic jewelry
    Steve Grzadzielewski has more than a million electronics parts lying around his house in West Seattle. But he's no engineer Grzadzielewski and his sister Susan make and sell jewelry made out of vintage electronics parts. Their business, aptly named...
  • Jump Cut Launches Print Advertising Division, Hires Creative Director (EXCLUSIVE)

    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...
  • Cohen Media Group Inks Eight-Pic Gaumont Classics' Deal For North America (EXCLUSIVE)

    LYON - In a deal involving two key players in the two key markets for classic film, Charles S. Cohen's New York-based Cohen Media Group has acquired North American rights to eight films from Gallic mini-major Gaumont for release via the Cohen Film...
  • 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...
  • 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...