| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:17 PM
It seems fitting that "Red," a play about art and an artist, should be performed at Allentown Art Museum.
John Logan's Tony Award-winning play about painter Mark Rothko will be presented by the Northampton Community College Theater Department Thursday,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
These were the 10 most rewarding and provocative Los Angeles art museum shows that I saw in 2014 — plus one that was almost entirely superfluous. They are listed in the order in which they opened to the public:
"Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Abstract paintings and sculptures were once the gold standard of Modern art. They spoke of adventurous aesthetic expeditions into hitherto unexplored visual realms.
Since the 1950s the figurative banner was held high by marvelous painters such as...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage.
That's what Molesworth calls this...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:29 AM
You know that feeling of jealousy in the pit of your stomach when you see a woman that is seemingly so unattainable suddenly melts and flirts with someone who is obviously better than you?
Yeah that’s the feeling 99 percent of us had watching host...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Visitors to Stockbridge, Mass., can drop in on a museum that features Norman Rockwell's old studio.
The eastern edges of Long Island harbor the home and studio that belonged to Abstract Expressionist power couple Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Locals have four more weeks to see a remarkable exhibit on the history and culture of Route 66 at the Autry National Center of the American West, which curated the show. The exhibit goes far beyond the surface history of America’s...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The success of Ceres' Table in its original Uptown location was a culinary mystery. Set across the street from a cemetery and next door to the infamous Lincoln Towing company, Giuseppe Scurato's restaurant sat on a street that literally was the last place...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Don Bacigalupi is going from helping one billionaire debut an art museum to another.
Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas said Monday he has chosen Bacigalupi, president of billionaire Alice Walton's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:35 AM
It's unlikely that hip-hop documentary "Time Is Illmatic" will have many showings as thrilling as its opening-night slot at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, where it preceded an impassioned live performance by its subject, the artist born Nasir bin...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:00 PM
In January 1979, when Andy Warhol first showed "Shadows," a room-size installation made up of scores of silkscreen paintings, one critical observer of the exhibition was concise:
"The show only looks good because it's so big," he wrote.