| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:54 AM
The towering genius and caprices of Mark Rothko provided onetime Chicagoan John Logan with a large canvas that ultimately proved profitable.
Logan's "Red" took home the Tony Award for best play in 2010 and was last seen here in 2011 at the Goodman....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:39 AM
Harun Farocki's "Eye/Machine III" strings together footage made primarily by and for machines. Black-and-white landscapes viewed from above by missile scanners so they can hit their targets, a hallway surveyed in psychedelic lines by the eye of a robot...
| Feb 6, 2015
Thousands of prized artworks from one of the nation's oldest, now shuttered art museums have been selected for an unprecedented acquisition by the National Gallery of Art, representing a "transformative" infusion of art on the National Mall.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Red lips were a potent enough trend at the Golden Globes that even Lorde swapped her Goth plum for a more classic pop of color.
But on her and other celebs such as Amal Clooney, Taylor Schilling and Keira Knightley, the red lines were neither so sharply...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:59 PM
Landmark pop art that has graced the walls of the Allentown Art Museum this fall is coming down on Sunday.
You have four more days to see "Robert Indiana: From A to Z" and "American Pop: The Prints." There are guided tours and events, and on Thursday...
| 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 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 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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark Rothko painting...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:54 AM
A canvas by Mark Rothko sold for $45 million and an American flag painting by Jasper Johns fetched $36 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York that featured nearly 80 works and brought in a total of $343.7 million.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Hardened, mesmerizing and residing within a realm "where no worm squirm," British crooner Scott Walker's collaboration with drone metal band Sunn 0))) is the darkened experimental underground's equivalent of Lou Reed working with Metallica. Except...