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  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft.
  • France must abandon pell-mell accommodation of Islam

    France must abandon pell-mell accommodation of Islam
    Prime Minister Manuel Valls has declared France is at war with radical Islam, but his government may have to take on Islam altogether. Certainly, it must abandon its pell-mell accommodation of immigrant cultures that threaten French civilization. Slow...

    'Death Becomes Her': How mourning dress has influenced fashion, even today

    An invite to a recent Twelfth Night Gala in Pittsburgh had an unusual theme the 300th anniversary of the death of Louis XIV and an equally unorthodox dress code: funereal cocktail chic. Funeral fashions? That might sound strange, or even morbid. But...

    'Monochrome' features local's black-and-white photos

    Harvey Zipkin's photographs are immediate and evocative. Focusing on everyday life and subjects, he shoots images of the way we live now. His work is part of an exhibit titled "Monochrome" at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave.,...

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85. Her death...