| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:22 PM
The Metropolitan Opera has sent a statement in response to an online petition criticizing the New York company for its upcoming production of Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin."
Organizers of the petition object to the Met's employment of two key creative...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Behind an art museum's gleaming galleries lies the off-limits and uninviting space that can hold as much as 95% of its collection: storage.
These spaces are often packed with hundreds or even thousands of paintings, decorative art objects and other...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
She's one big lady!
Her index finger is eight feet long; her mouth three feet wide. Her arm extends 42 feet; she stands 151 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 225 tons.
Wow! Even the most jaded teen or tween can't help but be impressed gazing up at The...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Kelsey Lee Offield will give a lecture titled "Collecting Art in Today's International Market" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at the Harbor Springs Library. Offield's lecture will be first of six in the Harbor Springs Summer Friends Lecture Series hosted...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:03 AM
Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca...
| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Celebs and fashionistas playing dress-up? Sign us up. A-listers turned out in droves for the Costume Institute's annual gala Monday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which took on a punk theme this year.
Stars get the greenlight to make...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Anne Hathaway debuted her platinum blond hair wearing a seriously sheer gown at the annual Met Gala in New York on Monday. She was among a number of stars who took on dramatic 'dos for the occasion.
The Oscar-winning "Les Miserables" star went all in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
| Mar 23, 2013
The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...