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  • Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators

    Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators
    Filling vacancies in two of the Getty Museum's most important jobs, museum director Timothy Potts has picked Jeffrey Spier, an American scholar with whom he's had a long professional connection, as its new senior curator of antiquities — the top...
  • Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after small eruption

    Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after small eruption
    A small volcanic eruption has occurred under Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to red, the highest level, Iceland's meteorological office said on Saturday. The region of the Bardarbunga volcano,...
  • Donna Tartt's Pulitzer winner 'The Goldfinch' lands at Warner Bros.

    Warner Bros. has acquired film rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," The Times has confirmed. Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment has also come aboard to produce with Nina Jacobson ("The Hunger Games") and Brad Simpson...
  • Warner Bros. Closes Deal for Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Warner Bros. and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment have closed a movie rights deal to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch." Ratner has come on board as a producer, joining with "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson and Brad...
  • Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' optioned by Warner Bros., Brett Ratner

    Warner Bros. has purchased the film rights to Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch,” according to media reports. Earlier this month, Variety reported that Tartt worried the book might be better served by...
  • Round-Up: Genius Alison Bechdel, L.A. expansionism, artist dating app

    Round-Up: Genius Alison Bechdel, L.A. expansionism, artist dating app
    The MacArthur Foundation names this year’s crop of geniuses, L.A. may get a bit bigger, crowds rush to the Corcoran before closure, the urban planning mess that is New York’s World Trade Center site and artist-designed dating apps. It’...
  • Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University
    At a gallery talk on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery, an artist will take the podium wearing a gorilla mask. She calls herself "Frida Kahlo." Some might wonder what this masquerade is all about. But those who have followed...
  • TripAdvisor reviewers name Getty among top museums in the U.S., world

    TripAdvisor reviewers name Getty among top museums in the U.S., world
    Los Angeles’ Getty Center ranks among the top museums in the world according to a new TripAdvisor survey, but it’s edged out for No. 1 by a Chicago favorite. Visitors to TripAdvisor ranked the Getty as their fourth favorite museum on the...
  • Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings

    Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings
    The couple in "American Gothic" may be blushing. The Art Institute of Chicago, home to Grant Wood's iconic American painting and several other works of art, is the No. 1 museum in the U.S. and in the world, according to Travelers Choice awards announced...
  • Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world

    Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world
    In a world of crummy online comments and sometimes brutally honest reviews, The Art Institute of Chicago has something to celebrate.  The museum was named the best in the world by travel review site TripAdvisor.com, which ranked museums according to the...
  • Review: 'Rainey Royal' by Dylan Landis

    Review: 'Rainey Royal' by Dylan Landis
    Tall, beautiful and petulant at 14, the title character of Dylan Landis' edgy first novel, "Rainey Royal," has no place to go to escape the craziness of her existence. It's the early 1970s. Her father Howard, a jazz artist famous enough to headline at...