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  • A Motley crew: Representing black bodies for 100 years

    A Motley crew: Representing black bodies for 100 years
    The dapper man with the finely twirled moustache and the tapered fingers holds his paintbrush with the same insistent poise with which he holds all gazes that turn in his direction. Most do — the man is Archibald J. Motley Jr., the great...
  • Unfrozen in time: New life, and crowdfunding, for dioramas at Field Museum

    Unfrozen in time: New life, and crowdfunding, for dioramas at Field Museum
    There is a masterpiece in the Field Museum. Walking by, though, you might not know it. You might look at the four room-size display cases showing white-tailed deer in each of the four seasons and think, "Oh, dioramas." You might consider this square-...
  • Doreen Bolger to retire from the Baltimore Museum of Art

    Doreen Bolger to retire from the Baltimore Museum of Art
    Doreen Bolger, who to many artists is the face of the Baltimore Museum of Art, is planning to retire, according to a BMA press release. Bolger will retire from her position effective June 30, the release said. Bolger has been director of the museum...
  • Longtime director to retire from Baltimore Museum of Art

    The longtime director of the Baltimore Museum of Art plans to retire after 17 years leading the institution. The museum said Wednesday that Doreen Bolger will retire June 30. Bolger is credited with redefining the museum's mission to focus on modern art....
  • Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete

    Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete
    There are art strolls all round Central Florida. Here's your guide to this week's adventures. •Mount Dora's Second Friday art walk is Friday, 6-8 p.m. The area is compact, picturesque and full of shops, cafes and galleries. The Mount Dora Center...
  • How Big Money is buying off criticism of Big Money

    How Big Money is buying off criticism of Big Money
    Not long ago I was asked to speak to a religious congregation about widening inequality. Shortly before I began, the head of the congregation asked that I not advocate raising taxes on the wealthy. He said he didn't want to antagonize certain wealthy...
  • Mother and daughter of Ragamala pair Indian dance with jazz

    Mother and daughter of Ragamala pair Indian dance with jazz
    "We are partners in everything," says Aparna Ramaswamy, co-artistic director of Ragamala Dance Company with her mother, Ranee Ramaswamy. "We each have our own strengths, but everything we do comes from a dialogue." Their collaboration began officially...
  • Lake Bluff History Museum to restore local mural

    Lake Bluff History Museum to restore local mural
    The Lake Bluff History Museum is raising funds to restore a large trapezoidal mural that hung over a fireplace at the village's East School from 1926 until the school's demolition in 2011. The mural depicts a meeting between missionary the Rev....
  • The new in New York for spring

    The new in New York for spring
    What's current in the rest of the world is so five minutes ago in New York. The city that operates a season or two ahead of the rest of the world is constantly reinventing itself, debuting the newest sights, sounds, tastes and thrills. To keep up,...
  • LACMA's 'Space Sculpture' shot from center stage to oblivion

    Before there was "Urban Light," there was "Space Sculpture." Erected as a dramatic plaza centerpiece when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art first opened on Wilshire Boulevard 50 years ago, "Space Sculpture" stumbled through a less-than-splendid...
  • Quote on Angelou stamp apparently came from another author

    The U.S. Postal Service issued a new limited edition "Forever" stamp Tuesday, honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated elsewhere. Angelou rose from poverty, segregation and...