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  • Colonial Williamsburg exhibit demonstrates unexpected richness of Southern furnishings

    When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened. Instead, the remarks...
  • Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London

    Henri Matisse spent his final decades largely confined to a wheelchair, having been weakened by cancer surgery at age 72. But the renowned French artist didn't allow his physical condition to slow his prodigious output. In fact, he embarked on one of...
  • Urban perspectives front and center at Rouse gallery

    Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery. Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • Burb's Eye View: Catching the Youth Art Expo's opening

    Burb's Eye View: Catching the Youth Art Expo's opening
    At the gala opening of her show at the Creative Arts Center Gallery, artist Thora Moeller stops a moment to allow her public a quick photo of her with her latest — and possibly most complex — creation. The paper collage may provide commentary...
  • 'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas

    'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas
    In the wall text of an engaging but uneven new architecture show at the Art Institute, there's an imagined conversation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and an unnamed adviser. "Sir," the adviser begins, "Chicago is broke. Decades of poor planning have left...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Early Pics Include Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′

    On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection announcement, a major competition prospect has emerged in Tommy Lee Jones' frontier drama "The Homesman," starring Jones and Hilary Swank as a claim jumper and a pioneer woman undertaking a...
  • Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit

    Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit
    Springfield, Mass., has seen better days. Many industrial cities that boomed during the 19th century are like that. A new exhibit at Springfield Museums turns the timeclock back to the city's Victorian-era glory days and gives that era a bizarre, sci-fi...
  • Poetry Month events continue

    Poetry Month events continue
    The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area. You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Find yourself in your creations

    "…it's in the act of making things and doing our work that we figure out who we are." — Austin Kleon, "Steal Like an Artist" The young mockingbird on top of the pole scolded in sharp, berating tones before swooping down and then back up to...
  • Arts Commission picks 'Eternal Legacy' to honor officers

    Arts Commission picks 'Eternal Legacy' to honor officers
    The Laguna Beach Arts Commission has recommended a piece by two local artists who have a track record of creating public art to commemorate two police officers who died in the line of duty. Commissioners voted Monday to recommend a work by Gerard...