| Sep 22, 2011
Film nerds rejoice: Yale grad Matthew Barney, who won the Guggenheim Museum's first Hugo Boss Award, appears in his own experimental films in a variety of guises. Wesleyan's Center For Film Studies presents two of Barney's films — Cremaster 4 (1994)...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The best damn dog of all time.
1. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
“Our mother performed in starlight,” reads the opening sentence of Karen Russell’s first novel, and it’s no exaggeration to say the Miami-born writer does the same....
| Dec 18, 2007
| 9:19 AM
His employer had just given him a five-year contract, and yet, already supremely self-confident at the age of 22, Frank Lloyd Wright wanted more. "Mr. Sullivan," he said, "if you want me to work for you as long as five years, couldn't you lend me enough...
| Jun 28, 2009
The longstanding sibling rivalry between the two biggest members of the United Arab Emirates, always complex, has taken a remarkable turn in recent months.
For years, as its neighbor on the Persian Gulf, Dubai, engaged in a frenzy of construction and...
| Feb 21, 2007
IT seems Miuccia Prada has overdosed on pretty clothes. Backstage Tuesday night, she said that her fall show was about "fake classics." And she admitted to purposefully making the most luxurious materials — alpaca, silk and leather — look,...
| May 3, 2009
The Pompidou Center is a magnet for students, tourists and arts aficionados in central Paris, housing the National Museum of Modern Art, a public library and performance spaces in an inside-out building with mechanical systems encased in giant red, blue...
| May 27, 2008
Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73.
Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
| Jan 13, 2009
Coosje van Bruggen -- an art historian, writer and curator whose professional partnership with her husband, artist Claes Oldenburg, turned ordinary objects into startling monuments around the world -- died Saturday at her Los Angeles residence. She was 66...
| Mar 11, 2009
| 8:10 PM
Irish actress won a Tony
Anna Manahan, 84, a leading Irish actress who won a Tony Award in 1998 for her role as the nasty mother Mag in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" on Broadway, died Sunday in her hometown of Waterford, Ireland, after a...
| Aug 5, 2009
Charles Gwathmey, an architect known for his influential modernist home designs and famous clients, has died. He was 71.
Gwathmey died of cancer Monday in Manhattan, said his stepson, Eric Steel.
The architect formed the firm of Gwathmey Siegel &...
| Dec 6, 2009
To open a book and have the Guggenheim Museum curve out at your fingertips isn't quite as breathtaking as visiting the real thing in New York, but it's not a bad substitute. And the other fold-outs in Roland Lewis' oversize " Frank Lloyd Wright in Pop-Up"...