| May 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Kanye West is scheduled to perform Saturday night on the season finale of "Saturday Night Live," where the rapper is widely expected to preview material from an upcoming album that may be released on June 18.
A day before that rather conventional...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A terracotta head depicting the Greek god Hades that the J. Paul Getty Museum acquired in 1985 is being voluntarily sent back to Sicily, the museum has announced.
Getty officials said that the museum has worked with officials from Sicily during the last...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
Russia's ban on art loans to American museums has lasted more than two years now -- a strange and disruptive boomerang effect of a rancorous legal battle between the Russian government and the Chassidic...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Technology is changing what it means to see live theater. The opera Les Troyens will be performed live this Saturday at noon at the Met in New York, but you can see it in real time, streaming in HD, at the Quick Center. Les Troyens tells the tale of the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Darlene DeAngelo has traveled many places over the last dozen years: Cuba, Vietnam, Europe and wherever the freeway would take her during her impassioned 12-hour workdays.
Now, the former curator of the Huntington Beach Art Center is embarking on a...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:51 PM
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. has donated an epic, 10-panel mural of life in the 1920s to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the company announced this week.
The mural, "America Today" by Thomas Hart Benton, is a panorama most recently...
| May 17, 2013
After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Kate and Laura Mulleavy moved back home to Pasadena, Calif., and fashioned an internship for themselves watching horror movies: "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Night of the Living Dead," etc....
| May 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
With the selection of Broadway producer Jed Bernstein (pictured) as the next president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, one of Gotham's major nonprofits looks poised to inject its activities with a little commercial flair.
To hear Bernstein...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Beyonce has been to four Met Galas and has learned how to make the most notable entrance. On Monday night, in her Givenchy gown, she made the grandest entrance of all, becoming, says Charlotte Cowles at the Cut, "a human grand finale" of the evening's...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:06 AM
A collection of artwork by aboriginal Australian children that was given to Colgate University in 1966 is being voluntarily returned to Australia. The upstate New York school said Tuesday that it would transfer 119 pieces from the collection to Curtin...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly has no intention of returning for the Costume Institute's annual Met Gala next year.
The star-studded fashion event took place Monday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Paltrow is sharing her thoughts on the whole affair....
| May 9, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Kerry Washington, the star of ABC's "Scandal," is featured in her first major fashion magazine spread, appearing on the June cover of Elle wearing Marc Jacobs. Inside she talks about adjusting to the red carpet as her career has soared: “I found out...