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  • Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'

    Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'
    In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken. "You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
  • Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts

    Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts
    It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford." "I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...
  • The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you

    The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you
    It's a common error, regularly made in a variety of publications (including this one): Billionaire Los Angeles art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad is said to be the biggest donor to the city's Museum of Contemporary Art. He isn't. Not by a long...
  • Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' documentary debuts Friday on HBO

    Pop star Jay-Z will bring his art gallery what-is-it project "Picasso Baby" to television audiences with a new documentary airing on HBO starting Friday. "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film," debuting Friday at 11 p.m. on the premium cable channel,...
  • Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko

    Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko
    It's talky, contrived and a little creaky, but John Logan's "Red," the two-actor play on the boards at Everyman Theatre, is also remarkably absorbing, even uplifting. Who knew art history could be so much fun? Sorry, that sounds flip. And "Red" is...
  • Michael Ovitz sues gallery, alleging fraud over artwork sales

    Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood power player who co-founded talent agency Creative Artists Agency, has sued a Los Angeles gallery, alleging it sold two pieces of art he consigned to it but didn't give him the proceeds, which totaled nearly $1 million....
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • Artlandia: A cultural getaway in Portland

    Artlandia: A cultural getaway in Portland
    PORTLAND, Ore. — With a new Mark Rothko retrospective (and some even more eye-catching surprises) at the Portland Art Museum, Portland has plenty of visual-arts stimulation to offer — as well as music, dance, theater, literary happenings and...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in London for bargain-hunters

    (Reuters Life!) - If you think London is the kind of luxury destination that will empty your wallet in seconds, then you'll be delighted to know that you don't have to be a billionaire to enjoy the best of the British capital. This city is also a jewel...
  • New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris

    New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris
    In a wide-ranging trip to Europe this year, I found three major new museums to love: in Amsterdam, the first satellite branch of Russia's celebrated Hermitage; in Rome, a long-awaited museum for contemporary arts that is a work of art itself; and in...
  • Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City

    Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City
    "Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown" Little Bookroom, $14.95 Andy Warhol was a star-struck young man from Pittsburgh when he came to New York after earning a degree in painting and design in his hometown at the Carnegie Institute...