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  • Theoni Aldredge dies at 78; costume designer

    Theoni Aldredge dies at 78; costume designer
    Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78. Know for her...
  • Monster Mash: Broad Museum at MSU; World Trade Center site

     
    The Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University has named Alison Gass as its curator of contemporary art. A planned performing arts center to be designed by Frank Gehry for the former World Trade Center site in New York is in limbo as organizers await...
  • Cuno on Bomford's departure and hiring a new museum director

     
    We can cross one name off the small list of possible museum directors for the Getty: David Bomford, who has served as the museum’s acting director for nearly two years without much fanfare or much criticism, has announced that he is leaving the...
  • Musso to Join Elmhurst Chamber Board of Directors

     
    MUSSO TO JOIN ELMHURST CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELMHURST, Ill., December 15, 2011—Tracy Musso of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare (155 East Brush Hill Road) has been …...
  • Book review: 'The Young Leonardo' by Larry J. Feinberg

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "The Young Leonardo: Art and Life in Fifteenth-Century Florence."...
  • In the Abstract

     
    The genius of Ellsworth Kelly on display in Los Angeles not once but twice...
  • Sundance 2012: 'For Ellen' puts focus on the father

     
    In the Sundance Film Festival movie "For Ellen," director-writer So Yong Kim changes her focus from girls to a troubled dad in this excellent film about a father who must decide if he can live for his daughter as well as his music....
  • “American contemporary art at its best” on exhibit

     
    The sixth annual National Art Premiere, exhibiting 43 artists from across the U.S., opens February 21 in the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery at the Elmhurst …...
  • LACMA, Getty among 134 museums joining Google's art site

     
    Google knows something about the power in numbers, even in an art website. Google Art Project (www.googleartproject.com), which launched last year with virtual tours and digitized artworks from 17 museums, has added 134 new museums to its site,...
  • BLOCK EVENTS HIGHLIGHT MUSEUM AS TEACHING, LEARNING TOOL Spring and summer activities celebrate Block’s collections and role at Northwestern

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — Three new exhibitions and related educational programs at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art this spring demonstrate the museum’s …...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty
    Along the 405 is L.A.'s version of a shining city on the hill -- a castle of culture in all its incarnations. The Getty Trust is more than its collections and museums; it's about worldwide research, preservation and philanthropy. Its new chief, James...