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  • 'Monuments Men,' directed by George Clooney, takes on art history

    'Monuments Men,' directed by George Clooney, takes on art history
    "The Monuments Men," the latest movie directed by and starring George Clooney, takes a plunge into the world of art history during World War II.  As Hitler's forces plunder and destroy Europe's cultural heritage, a band of Allied art experts is...
  • Punk's rebel spirit inspires fall fashion

    Punk's rebel spirit inspires fall fashion
    This is the year of punk. Vogue magazine decreed it to be so, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute chimed in with its "Punk: Chaos to Couture" exhibition this spring. When Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie and others turned...
  • Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home

     Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home
    Two landscape paintings hang side by side in the New Britain Museum of American Art. One is Frederic Edwin Church's "West Rock, New Haven," his peaceful, pastoral 1849 view of a famed Connecticut landmark. A few farmers are seen haying a field, and in the...
  • Top 5 non-art museums

    Top 5 non-art museums
    When you mention the word "museum," many travelers imagine the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the lines of people trying to sneak a peek at the "Mona Lisa" at the Louvre. Though art may be the first thing to come to mind, many other subjects...
  • Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County

    Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County
    The Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film) Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music) Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music) Sept. 20:...
  • One woman's life, as depicted by her dad

    One woman's life, as depicted by her dad
    The only daughter of eminent French artist Henri Matisse lived a long, eventful life. That is not what some might have predicted for Marguerite Matisse, who is the subject of an intimate, intriguing new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 1901,...
  • TEDxBroadway Sets Speakers, Dates for 2014 Edition

    The third annual legit-focused Gotham symposium, TEDxBroadway, has locked in its 2014 date, with speakers including helmer Diane Paulus, actor Lea DeLaria and Metropolitan Museum of Art exec Sree Sreenivasan among the speakers on tap for the February...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb

     
    Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca...
  • Taking the kids to meet Lady Liberty

    Taking the kids to meet Lady Liberty
    She's one big lady! Her index finger is eight feet long; her mouth three feet wide. Her arm extends 42 feet; she stands 151 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 225 tons. Wow! Even the most jaded teen or tween can't help but be impressed gazing up at The...
  • 'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions

    'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions
    If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum. The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
  • Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction

    Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction
    A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...