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  • 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...
  • Tiny museum in New York showcases the beauty of everyday objects

    Tiny museum in New York showcases the beauty of everyday objects
    NEW YORK — New York's smallest museum has reached its capacity of three, and Nicholas Kokkinis, volunteer docent, feels obliged to amuse the waiting crowd. He points to the museum cafe (a cappuccino machine mounted on the wall) and gift shop...
  • Sid Vicious and the aesthetics of punk rock

     Sid Vicious and the aesthetics of punk rock
    The hotel room was destroyed. A television lay shattered on the ground, surrounded by a shredded pile of photographs and Bible pages, soda cans and broken furniture. On the mangled hotel bed, the sheets were coiled up in a corner, still holding the form...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
  • BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art

    BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art
    It is jewelry and it is art. That's why for the third year BIJOUX! takes place in an art museum, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach to be specific. The contemporary art sale and fundraiser runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 2....
  • 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....
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • 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...
  • 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...