| 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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
According to the compelling new book "New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965" (Vendome Press), the "exuberance" that gave rise to Gotham's iconic skyline that began during the Jazz Age was long gone by the time post-war modernism took hold. What sprung up in its...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is planning to expand with a new building that would house its art collection and staff, according to a report this week in the Art Newspaper.
The new space would be a multi-purpose building that also would...
| 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.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
On Kawara, the acclaimed but enigmatic Japanese artist whose body of conceptual works addressed the passage of time in detached, numerical ways, has died. He was 81.
Kawara died in New York City in late June, according to his representatives at the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings.
| Jul 13, 2014
Since Millennium Park opened on July 16, 2004, there have been lots of surprises. Most, but not all, of them have turned out to the advantage of the park and its visitors. Here are five examples:
Bigger crowds: City officials originally expected the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:39 AM
I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
When 92-year-old Bobby Hill was a young man, he raced Indian motorcycles in Dodge City, Kan., and other tracks across the country, going toe-to-toe with Harley-Davidson bikes in a fierce rivalry.
But the Indian motorcycle company, an iconic brand that...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
ANNECY -- Edging towards completion, "Phantom Boy," Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol's New York-set follow-up to their Academy Award nominated debut "A Cat in Paris," has begun to roll out sales in Europe, proving there is a market for at least for...