| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
At the opening of the 20th century, an archaeologist unearthed a Bronze Age palace larger than Buckingham on the island of Crete in the ancient city of Knossos. In that collapsed edifice, which extended some six acres, he found hundreds of clay tablets...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:11 PM
John Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:56 PM
While most travelers know to visit the Musee d'Orsay while in Paris or the Guggenheim Museum when in New York City, there are hundreds of buildings that get overlooked, either because of their location or simply the number of sites in the city deemed...
| Feb 7, 2013
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life.
For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater.
It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven made the Times of London’s list of the 50 greatest art galleries in the world this week. It came in 15th.
The article’s paragraph on YCBA reads: “Paul Mellon, who died in 1999, gave his...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The 2012 Guggenheim Foundation fellows have been announced....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Christopher Knight considers John McLaughlin's abstract paintings, slated for a museum retrospective, and Japan's abstract Mono-ha sculptures at Blum & Poe....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Christopher Knight looks back at the art of Mike Kelley, who died Tuesday at 57...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Frank Gehry has designed the new official poster for the 54th annual Grammy Awards....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
PST, A to Z: Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota on 'Everyman’s Infinite Art' at Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery....