| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Paris, Paris, Paris. The city has stolen France's cultural spotlight for far too long.
The French government, along with local officials and prestigious institutions, is aware of Paris' gluttony and is trying to spread the wealth to nearby cities...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Food and wine lovers will savor this nine-night culinary tour, with the city of San Sebastián as its starting point. Participants will have two opportunities here to learn about Basque cuisine: The first is a tour of San Sebastián’s Central Market...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Timothy Totten will present a three-part series on world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora.
Wright lived from 1867 to 1959, and during most of these years he was a prolific architect....
| Dec 19, 2014
HARTFORD — Susan Lubowsky Talbott, who has been director and chief executive officer of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art since 2008, will announce her retirement Friday, Talbott told The Courant.
Talbott will stay in the position until the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
He's an architect, not a psychic, but Frank Gehry can see into the future in part because he's the one creating it. Fresh off the opening of his floating glass ship of a museum in Paris, the indefatigable Gehry is at work on the Grand Avenue project...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A hundred and some years ago, an aesthetic force called the City Beautiful movement professed the theory that grand public buildings, lovely civic palaces, could inspire Americans to become good citizens.
It may be no coincidence that at the same time,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The recently released conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is distracting.
It is a distraction from the real issue at hand: whether the museum — as a nascent institution — warrants a prime site on Chicago's...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Students at Andersen Elementary in Newport Beach hustled around the stairs leading from classrooms to the school's library Wednesday afternoon, carefully stacking thousands of cans of vegetables, fruit and tuna to form a miniature Manhattan.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
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.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The ground-floor gallery at the Pompidou Center, where curators Frédéric Migayrou and Aurélien Lemonier have installed "Frank Gehry," a major retrospective that runs through Jan. 26, looks right out through floor-to-ceiling windows toward the sidewalks of...