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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art to name costume institute for Anna Wintour

    Metropolitan Museum of Art to name costume institute for Anna Wintour
    Her name is at the top of the masthead of Vogue magazine. This spring, it will also grace the newly renovated costume institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The Met announced Tuesday that it is naming the building housing its costume...
  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • Kristen Stewart covers Marie Claire, Kanye West sneakers hit EBay.

    Kristen Stewart covers Marie Claire, Kanye West sneakers hit EBay.
    Kristen Stewart is on the cover of the March issue of Marie Claire, which goes on sale Tuesday. In the interview inside she says she had no idea "Twilight" would be so big. And she stands by every mistake she ever made. [Marie Claire] Kanye West's new...
  • 'The Hunger Games' Producer Lands Donna Tartt's Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Nina Jacobson and her Color Force Production banner have come on as producers for the adaptation of Donna Tartt's novel "The Goldfinch." The book was published last fall and still ranks second on the New York Times bestseller list. The sprawling story,...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new museum director

    Philippe Vergne, director of the Dia Art Foundation in New York, has been chosen by the Museum of Contemporary Art to be its new director. Vergne follows Jeffrey Deitch, who left MOCA with almost two years left on a five-year contract. Deitch was an...
  • Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit

    Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit
    A mash-up of haute couture and avant-garde art is going on at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. The exhibit “Vanitas: Fashion and Art” takes on the ephemeral aspects of life and includes contemporary artists’ works alongside...
  • Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way

    Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way
    Grab a backpack. But not just any backpack. These backpacks at the Denver Art Museum (http://www.denverartmuseum.org) are designed to inspire kids to become lifelong art lovers -- and art museum visitors. You can Live Like a Chinese Scholar in one...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • Lehigh Valley PBS Program to take viewers 'Behind the Guitar'

     
    Craig Thatcher, one of the Lehigh Valley's premiere guitarists and an ambassador of the instrument for C.F. Martin & Co. of Nazareth, comes in frequent contact with some of the best players in the world. From left, Jack Casady, Jorma......
  • Get first glimpse of Martin Guitar exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

     
    The public will get a first glimpse of an exhibit of the formative years of C.F. Martin Co. at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Jan. 12 when the television news show “CBS Sunday Morning” does a segment......
  • Cesar Garcia's the Mistake Room opens in downtown L.A.

    Cesar Garcia's the Mistake Room opens in downtown L.A.
    The downtown industrial district just got a little bit cooler. The area, already home to Night Gallery on the southern edge of downtown, saw the opening Friday night of the Mistake Room. The nonprofit exhibition space will feature contemporary art and...