| May 13, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A Mark Rothko painting that was vandalized in 2012 at London's Tate Modern museum is back on view after undergoing restoration. "Black on Maroon," a work from 1958 that is part of the artist's so-called Seagram mural series, was the subject of an 18-month...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:26 AM
City slickers, be forewarned. One visit to this picturesque and utterly charming town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and even devout urbanites may be tempted to pull up roots, pack their bags and change ZIP codes.
That's no exaggeration. Berlin has in...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child.
As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:27 AM
The Wadsworth Atheneum has 50,000 items in its permanent collection, so it wasn't easy for Director Susan Talbott to choose 10 of those items to represent the museum's most important holdings. "I could probably give you 50, and if you asked me tomorrow, I...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Enjoy a week of free entry at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach during the last week of December.
Enjoy five days of free admission, valued at $12, Thursday through Dec. 31 and includes Art After Dark, when the museum stays open until 9 p.m.....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On Oct. 16, 1923, Walt Disney and his brother Roy began the Walt Disney Co. inauspiciously in the rear of a small office at the Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that the young brothers, who paid $10 a month for the modest space, began...
| Jan 14, 2014
France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year.
The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
If you discovered twenty one pilots by stumbling upon the “Guns for Hands” music video like I did, you have Mark C. Eshleman to thank.
Since “Guns for Hands” and “Car Radio”—both directed by Eshleman— were...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Picture this: Hollywood as a giant canvas, ready for street art.
Colorful murals already adorn 10 downtown buildings, where they have been both praised and panned. But because they bring an energy and sense of identity, Commissioner Peter Hernandez...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
55th Annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
Where: Central Park, Winter Park
When: Friday-Sunday, March 21-23. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Information: www.wpsaf.org or 407-644-7207