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  • Fabulous fall getaways

    As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
  • LACMA, Broad, other art museums work to put storage on display

    LACMA, Broad, other art museums work to put storage on display
    Behind an art museum's gleaming galleries lies the off-limits and uninviting space that can hold as much as 95% of its collection: storage. These spaces are often packed with hundreds or even thousands of paintings, decorative art objects and other...
  • What would Jackie do?

    What would Jackie do?
    Ellen Slaby has things to do. She is a director of marketing for a publisher, cares for her elderly parents, sits on a charity board and has season tickets for the Red Sox. Yet, she throws several dinner parties each month. "People are afraid to have a...
  • Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life

    Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life
    When French painter James Tissot unveiled his ambitious new depiction of "The Life of Christ" at the Paris Salon of 1894, the epic though still unfinished series of nearly 300 watercolors was a sensation. Standing in the midst of this immense...
  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
  • 'Magú' Luján dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist

    'Magú' Luján dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist
    Gilbert "Magú" Luján — a painter, muralist and sculptor whose whimsical, slyly humorous art works, frequently evoking a rollicking, mythical view of Mexican American life, graced museum walls, the Hollywood and Vine subway station and other public...
  • Brooklyn Museum Reveals 'The Latino List'

    Brooklyn Museum Reveals 'The Latino List'
    PIX11's Lisa Mateo explored the Brooklyn Museum's "Latino List," in which visitors can be part of an interactive video display and learn more about an HBO documentary of the same name coming out later this month. This exhibition presents twenty-five...
  • Councilman Jumaane Williams Arrested At West Indian Day Parade

    Councilman Jumaane Williams Arrested At West Indian Day Parade
    A New York City Council member from Brooklyn and a top staffer with the city's Public Advocate's office were arrested Monday following the festivities of the annual West Indian Day Parade. A video of the arrest which happened near the Brooklyn Museum has...
  • Public Advocate Bill de Blasio On West Indian Day Parade, Deputy Mayor Arrest

    Public Advocate Bill de Blasio On West Indian Day Parade, Deputy Mayor Arrest
    Public Advocate Bill de Blasio stopped by to talk about launching an investigation on police misconduct following the arrests of Brooklyn City Council Member Jumaane Williams and John Foy, a top staffer for De Blasio's office, in front of the Brooklyn...
  • NYC Councilman Claims Race Played Role In West Indian Parade Arrest

    NYC Councilman Claims Race Played Role In West Indian Parade Arrest
    After getting taken down, handcuffed and kept in police custody for no apparent reason during the West Indian Day Parade on Monday, the city councilmember and high-level city government aide it happened to are speaking out, and the police commissioner has...
  • Brooklyn Museum Under Fire For Ant-Covered Jesus Christ

    Brooklyn Museum Under Fire For Ant-Covered Jesus Christ
    An upcoming exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is angering some New York Catholics. A short film called "A Fire in My Belly" by the late David Wojnarowicz shows ants crawling on a crucified Jesus Christ. It is part of a larger show called HIDE/SEEK. "Ants...