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  • Wadsworth Atheneum adquiere famosa obra maestra barroca italiana

    Wadsworth Atheneum adquiere famosa obra maestra barroca italiana
    El Museo de Arte Wadsworth Atheneum anunció esta semana la adquisición de una obra maestra barroca italiana por Artemisia Gentileschi, una de las más famosas 'Caravagistas', seguidores de Caravaggio del siglo XVII. 'Autorretrato como laudista'' fue...
  • Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?

    Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?
    Shulamit Ran likes her ring tone. "It's a harplike arpeggio going up and down," says the Chicago composer, who won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in music for her "Symphony." "It's very gentle. It's fun, and it's very delicate." And the tone, which came with...
  • Shake off winter blues with 'Appalachian Spring'

    If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
  • CinemaCon: Exhibitors Search for Alt. Content to Fill Weeknight Seats

    With 90% of the 40,000 movie screens in the U.S. now converted to digital and the worldwide rollout moving quickly, digital cinema might appear to be yesterday's news. But d-cinema is a hot topic again at CinemaCon 2014 because two major components of...
  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • 'The Hunger Games' Producer Lands Donna Tartt's Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Nina Jacobson and her Color Force Production banner have come on as producers for the adaptation of Donna Tartt's novel "The Goldfinch." The book was published last fall and still ranks second on the New York Times bestseller list. The sprawling story,...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit

    Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit
    A mash-up of haute couture and avant-garde art is going on at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. The exhibit “Vanitas: Fashion and Art” takes on the ephemeral aspects of life and includes contemporary artists’ works alongside...
  • Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way

    Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way
    Grab a backpack. But not just any backpack. These backpacks at the Denver Art Museum (http://www.denverartmuseum.org) are designed to inspire kids to become lifelong art lovers -- and art museum visitors. You can Live Like a Chinese Scholar in one...
  • 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....
  • 'Klinghoffer' cancellation draws international criticism

    The Metropolitan Opera's decision last week to cancel its planned international cinematic broadcast of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" has prompted harsh criticism from groups worldwide, which have asked the New York company to reconsider its...