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  • Denver museum a spectacular memorial to artist

    Denver museum a spectacular memorial to artist
    My sister in Denver urged me to exchange an adventurous day in the Rockies for a trip downtown, to the Clyfford Still Museum, and I will be forever grateful. Still was one of the most highly regarded American abstract expressionists of the 20th century,...
  • Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager

     Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager
    If the Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense isn't enough to make Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sweat on Super Bowl Sunday, how about the prospect of allowing a city's museum-goers to get thrown for another loss? Besides the Vince Lombardi...
  • Metropolitan Opera responds to petition blasting Vladimir Putin

    The Metropolitan Opera has sent a statement in response to an online petition criticizing the New York company for its upcoming production of Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin." Organizers of the petition object to the Met's employment of two key creative...
  • Deborah Gribbon heading back to Cleveland Art Museum

    Deborah Gribbon heading back to Cleveland Art Museum
    Deborah Gribbon, the former director of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, is heading back to the Cleveland Museum of Art in the wake of a scandal that saw the recent departure of the Cleveland museum's director, David Franklin. Gribbon previously...
  • '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...
  • Fiber artist who works with beads to speak Oct. 30

    Called the "Queen of Beadwork," Joyce J. Scott, an internationally renowned artist, will speak at McDaniel College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The Baltimore native is a fiber artist, sculptor, jeweler, printmaker, performer and installation...
  • S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen

    South Korean government officials want the United States to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 16th century Korean royal seal that they believe was stolen out of a shrine in Seoul before being acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
  • The Crowd: Lecture delivers more than decorative tips

    The Crowd: Lecture delivers more than decorative tips
    The Decorative Arts Society welcomed author and designer Adam Lewis, who spoke about "The Great Lady Decorators," also the title of his book, on Nov. 12. Lewis autographed copies of the book, which focuses on female designers in America from 1870 to...
  • Best books of 2013

    Best books of 2013
    Printers Row Journal picks its top 10 books from 2013, plus 50 worth an honorable mention. This list was compiled by the editors of Printers Row from previous reviews.  -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Stand-out books on American design

    Stand-out books on American design
    Several new style books focus on great American jewelry design. Here we zero in on two of the stand-out volumes of the season. David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler Ruth Peltason Assouline, $85 American jewelry designer David Webb was a...
  • Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission

    Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission
    After an 18-month hiatus, the Contemporary Museum resurfaced Tuesday with a shortened name -- The Contemporary -- and a return to its original, nomadic model. Founded in 1989 and "dedicated to redefining the concept of the museum," the organization...