| Dec 4, 2011
The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Without the National Archives' new "Wikipedian in residence," the only way anyone would be able to see Ansel Adams' collection of 220 photos would be to visit the archives in person.
But now, thanks to a new partnership between the archives and...
| Jan 31, 2012
For the last 30 years, Michael Melford of Mystic has traveled the world for National Geographic magazine, taking pictures of historic sites and natural wonders.
Now Melford reached a new plateau in his artistic career: One of his photos has become a...
| Mar 4, 2012
Eleanor Callahan, whose ever-changing image became a sensitively nuanced chapter of photography history — composed of pictures taken over more than 50 years by her husband, Harry Callahan — died Tuesday in an Atlanta hospice. She was 95....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro.
Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
| Sep 18, 2011
A few of the 60-plus shows have already opened, but "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" officially gets launched Oct. 1 and 2 with a trio of major surveys opening at the Getty, MOCA and LACMA. Here's an annotated list of some of the more...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Once upon a time, former "Lost" writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz had a dream, to write a show about the fairy tales that played such a major role in their childhoods. They had no fairy godmother, just their former boss Damon Lindelof, who...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:57 AM
A new fine art gallery in town is juxtaposing ceramics and photographs, creating unusual and eye-catching exhibits.
Forest and Ocean Gallery opened just a little over a month ago. Eleven artists have their work on display there. Robin Lee Riddell, who...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:05 AM
"Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs 1964-2009"
on view until October 28, 2012, Yale Gallery of Art, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu
In one of the more evocative photographs...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 384 pp., $28
Edward Curtis was given many names by the native peoples he...
| Jun 10, 2012
The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...