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  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • Christine Quinn On Rent Laws, Same-Sex Marriage, NYC Budget Cuts

    Christine Quinn On Rent Laws, Same-Sex Marriage, NYC Budget Cuts
    NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn is heading up to Albany on Tuesday to fight for stronger rent laws which are due to expire next month. In addition to this, she stopped by the studio to talk about the support for same sex marriage laws in New York and...
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design

    Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design
    Standing atop a patch of churned-up dirt on a recent morning, James Corner was surrounded by mismatched palm trees, chipped sidewalks and sagging chain link: a typical slice of Southern California landscape caught unawares, hardly ready for its close-up....
  • Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum

    Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum
    One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting. However, Kelly has made figurative drawings throughout his career, and has created an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades....
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • New Haven Dining Guide 2012: Shake Shack Restaurant Mastermind Danny Meyer Talks Hospitality, Burgers and New Haven

    New Haven Dining Guide 2012: Shake Shack Restaurant Mastermind Danny Meyer Talks Hospitality, Burgers and New Haven
    Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...
  • Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax

    Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax
    April Fool's Day is four months away, but someone has clearly gotten an early start. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., is the victim of an apparent email hoax linking founder and Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton with workers...
  • MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses

    MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses
    You usually head for a vending machine when you're craving a bag of chips or can of soda. But there's a one machine in Baltimore that dispenses objects such as a "Hankie Pankie," a heart-shaped engagement ring, a mini-Zombie or, for those in need of...
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
  • Gospel Superstar Bebe Winans On New Album, Whitney Houston Book

    Gospel Superstar Bebe Winans On New Album, Whitney Houston Book
    Bebe Winans has a new record "America America" out, is on tour, plus has a book "The Whitney I Knew." This gospel superstar was very close with Whitney Houston and delivered the eulogy at her funeral and stopped by to talk to us. For more information,...