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  • REVIEW: 'The Great Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The Great Beauty' ★★&#9733 1/2
    The coolest actor on the planet? At the moment my favorite — cool, warm, whatever temperature — is Toni Servillo, the Italian maestro of character actors. He has a way of conveying a lifetime of insight, irony, natural authority and blithe...
  • Exhibit highlights extraordinary nature of 'Ordinary Women'

    When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...
  • PASSINGS: Henri Lazarof, Elizabeth Jane Howard, George Goodman, Carter Camp

    Henri Lazarof Composer, teacher and art collector Henri Lazarof, 81, a prolific composer and teacher who may have been best known for the modern art collection he and his wife amassed, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. The cause was Alzheimer'...
  • Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours

    Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours
    Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage. For example, a recent...
  • Museum claims Renoir bought for $7 at flea market was stolen in 1951

    A small Pierre-Auguste Renoir landscape painting has set off a dispute between a major American art museum and a woman who said she purchased the painting for just $7 at a flea market in 2009.  The Baltimore Museum of Art said the Renoir was stolen from...
  • Two strong years at the helm

    Two strong years at the helm
    One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke. Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter. This — the opportunity to build...
  • An 'unpredictable' art show

    An 'unpredictable' art show
    An unthinking person might say that Kurt Weston can barely see. The Huntington Beach resident has limited vision in one eye and none at all in the other, and he uses a monocular to make out details. But for precisely those reasons, Weston may be the...
  • MOCA meets its goal and sets a new one

    MOCA meets its goal and sets a new one
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Leaders of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art say a campaign launched less than 10 months ago to quintuple its endowment to $100 million has met its goal, prompting them to keep the campaign going...
  • The new Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival is coming to town

     The new Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival is coming to town
    To hear Shayna Swanson tell it, circus arts in this country are like the Wild West, complete with warring factions. Traditionalists — think Barnum & Bailey — despise contemporary circus folks, and vice versa. Cirque du Soleil, perhaps the most...
  • Fashion hits A&H 'Culture Pop!' series

     Fashion hits A&H 'Culture Pop!' series
    WHAT: The Art & History Museums — Maitland present an evening of art, fashion, music and poetry this Friday, Jan. 10, with the latest installment of the "Culture Pop!" series. "Culture Pop!" is a monthly, one-night-only pop-up exhibition of...
  • Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art

    As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive. Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...