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  • 'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart

    'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart
    NEW YORK — "I used to want to shock, but now it bores me," wrote the painter Balthus in 1955. He was referring to the work presented in his first gallery show in 1934, in Paris — a highly charged street scene in which a man appears to be...
  • A moody Miley Cyrus is face of Marc Jacobs' spring campaign

    Miley Cyrus considers Marc Jacobs to be a fashion mentor -- among other things she wore his fishnet column gown to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala this year -- and now she is the face of his spring advertising campaign, looking...
  • 'Ink Art' at Metropolitan Museum of Art plays with Chinese tradition

    'Ink Art' at Metropolitan Museum of Art plays with Chinese tradition
    NEW YORK — It's hard to break from the past. Even under the Chinese Cultural Revolution, which sought to smash the "Four Olds" of customs, culture, habits and ideas, the tradition of calligraphy was held in reverence, as it had been for centuries....
  • 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...
  • Met Costume Institute renamed for Vogue editor Anna Wintour

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is renaming its renovated Costume Institute for Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour. Wintour has been a Met trustee since 1999 and a major fundraiser for the institute. [New York Times] The engagment ring Evan...
  • Jessica Alba, Rashida Jones, more celebrate Tory Burch on Rodeo Drive

    Jessica Alba, Rashida Jones, more celebrate Tory Burch on Rodeo Drive
    A bevy of beauties turned out Tuesday night to toast Tory Burch and her new flagship store on Rodeo Drive. Jessica Alba, Emilia Clarke, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Isla Fisher, Emmy Rossum, Brooklyn Decker and many more came dressed in...
  • 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...
  • New MOCA chief Philippe Vergne lays out his vision in first interview

    The Museum of Contemporary Art named Philippe Vergne as its new museum director late Wednesday, and in his first interview after the announcement, Vergne talked about his work to date and what he hopes to bring to MOCA. “The artists and ideas I&...
  • 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...
  • Monuments Men gallery to open at National WWII Museum

    Monuments Men gallery to open at National WWII Museum
    As public awareness of the Monuments Men continues to grow -- thanks in no small part to the George Clooney-directed movie opening in February -- the National WWII Museum in New Orleans said it will create a new gallery space devoted to the individuals...
  • Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives

    Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has completed the acquisition of 50 pieces donated by the late prominent arts and crafts collector Stephen Gray. The bequest is made up of early Gustav Stickley furniture, metalwork, prints and pottery selected by...