| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dead ringers: The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam believes one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings previously thought to be a self-portrait actually depicts his brother, Theo. (Associated Press, via CBS News) Windfall: A Picasso painting donated to the...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Bravo's 'Work of Art' reality series sets October return...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Jewels, gowns and paintings that added color to Elizabeth Taylor’s life are already, six months after her death, traveling the world en route to new owners. Christie’s is taking the material to eight cities in seven countries for sales...
| Oct 8, 2010
The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762.
But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
| Sep 1, 2011
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...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:34 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 6:24 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...