| Dec 23, 2011
John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84.
Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
| Jun 17, 2011
"Mr. Popper's Penguins," a mildly amusing flight of fancy for the family crowd, is far better for its penguins than its Popper. Not that Jim Carrey's Mr. Popper is poorly done, per se. But the penguins are perfectly suited for stealing scenes and hearts...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Apple announced today a new push to make textbooks more interesting and interactive. That's a tall order, but I wouldn't bet against Apple, which has built its reputation on disruptive technologies. Just recall how the iPod revolutionaized music. Heck, I'...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Architect Frank Gehry has made a new donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and as a result, the school is naming a new prize after him.
SCI-Arc announced Wednesday that Gehry, a trustee of the school since 1990, and his wife,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Forty years after Frank Gehry completed a series of buildings in the fledgling "new town" of Columbia, the current master developer wants him to come back and design more.
The Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp., which in 2010 took over as lead developer of...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Artist Danh Vo has been named the winner of the 2012 Hugo Boss Prize, which is administered by the Guggenheim Foundation. Vo, who was born in Vietnam in 1975 and grew up in Denmark, will have a solo exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Developers in downtown Baltimore seek tax breaks and infrastructure improvements for their projects. In return for those benefits, Baltimore should require an architectural design competition in an effort to make the city a center for world-class...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2011
Museums back petition demanding release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei...
| Apr 18, 2011
Ai Weiwei supporters protest peacefully in L.A....