| Jan 7, 2014
Even when it's hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of fun. More than any other Western European country, though, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money. Here are a few updates to help you make...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:37 AM
My vote for the most important art happening this week is the opening of Snap! Space at its new location in the Mills 50 neighborhood near downtown Orlando. The opening is so big, it's spread across three days: Friday, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.;...
| Jan 18, 2014
You would have to go to Spain to find a larger exhibit of works by Salvador Dali than the collection at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.
Starting this weekend, the museum's 96 oil paintings, numerous original drawings, prints, sculpture, photos and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:16 AM
DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:23 PM
As formulas for a show go, this is proving to be a winner: The Field Museum has once again let an artist plunder its store of artifacts, and the result, again, is a pretty magical "small" exhibition.
In the same main-floor gallery where last year...
| Oct 3, 2013
A little more than a year ago, New York magazine published a "rulebook" for how to make it in "the new art world."
Rule No. 4: "Be Young, Post-Black, and From Chicago." And there was Chicagoan Theaster Gates, exhibit A, on the cover of ArtReview....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
It's only days before Christmas, and the week after is New Year's celebrations, so I don't have any big art events scheduled for this week, which is actually a GOOD thing. Yes, you read that correctly. Sometimes (but not often!) it's good not to have...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The arts season is in full swing, with a full slate of events this weekend. In the coming weeks I'll tell you about way more activities than you could possibly attend between now and the holidays. Please consider filling your gift boxes with works by...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
For two decades — almost from the first day she started as a curator, assembling shows for Baltimore's Contemporary Museum — Lisa Graziose Corrin has been questioning what it means to curate.
Long before the Queens, N.Y., native became...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:40 AM
DURHAM, N.C. — The first brace she had tried in practice felt lousy. It was too big. It was too balky.
It was like yanking an artist's delicate brush from Michelangelo and stuffing one of those giant numbers they use to paint the outside of a...