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  • Revamped Chrysler flaunts new works

     Revamped Chrysler flaunts new works
    Most museums celebrate the completion of major building projects with big splashy traveling exhibitions. But at the Chrysler Museum of Art — which reopened Saturday after a $24 million expansion and renovation campaign — the director and...
  • Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London

    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...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen

    Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen
    Snobs often say that it’s wrong to stroll through a museum without stopping to study a single work of art. They have a point -- today we tend to do things too quickly. But there’s more than one way to look at great art, and scrutinizing...
  • 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....
  • 'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers

    'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers
    We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz. Fortune continued to smile by giving us Milt Hinton (1910-2000) and Lee Friedlander (born 1934), two homegrown photographers with unique visual styles but a shared...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    Juried exhibition The Maryland Federation of Art presents its 37th annual national juried exhibition, "Art on Paper," through Sunday, April 20, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. The exhibit features more than 75 original works. Hours...
  • Ellicott City

    Band fundraiser The Mount Hebron High School Marching Unit will hold its inaugural fundraising event, "Band A Thon," from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the school, 9440 Route 99. The event is free; donations will help support the 225-member...