| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Donna Tartt's sprawling story "The Goldfinch," which is being adapted for Hollywood by "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson, took home the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, while Annie Baker's play "The Flick," about a trio of movie theater employees,...
| Apr 16, 2014
The greatest designer you've probably never heard of — Charles James — is about to be introduced to a new generation of fashion fans.
James, whose turbulent career stretched from his 1927 start in Chicago until his 1978 death in New York...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Money has nothing to do with style at all, but naturally it helps every situation," said the late doyenne of Vogue, Diana Vreeland.
Well, Conde Nast, the magazine giant, must now be licking itself like the sleek cat that had cream thrown on it.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Is this the end of designer dinners at the Hotel Bel-Air and charity fashion shows at the Beverly Hills Hotel?
If high-profile members of the fashion community have their way, maybe.
Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The Getty Museum has announced that it is voluntarily returning a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to a monastery in Greece after learning that the item had been illegally removed from the Monastery of Dionysiou more than 50 years ago....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:31 AM
"Bullets Over Broadway," the new musical by Woody Allen that he adapted from his own 1994 movie, opened Thursday at the St. James Theatre in New York amid lingering media speculation surrounding the writer-director's personal life.
Allen appeared on the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
On Broadway, you can't throw an unusually opulent opening night party without people gossiping. Take the shindig for the musical "Bullets Over Broadway" after its April 10 opening: The rumor that night was that the event at Gotham's Metropolitan Museum of...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened.
Instead, the remarks...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art this week announced the acquisition of an Italian Baroque masterwork by Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most famous "Caravaggisti," 17th century followers of Caravaggio.
"Self-Portrait as a Lute Player" was painted...