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  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cambridge, England

    CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...
  • Mixing art and wine

    Mixing art and wine
    Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming? —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
  • Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    The idea of the “avant-garde” is often considered in musings about art. Sure, it’s a concept of fungible elasticity, but it can also be a useful pet to have around. I’ll deploy this domesticated, if imperfect, beast here, to put in...
  • Book Review: 'The Art of Cruelty'

    Book Review: 'The Art of Cruelty'
    The Art of Cruelty A Reckoning Maggie Nelson W.W. Norton: 304 pp., $24.95 From a movie billboard in her Los Angeles neighborhood to the Italian Futurists, Maggie Nelson swings her lively gaze across a century's worth of art and culture in "The Art...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in London for bargain-hunters

    (Reuters Life!) - If you think London is the kind of luxury destination that will empty your wallet in seconds, then you'll be delighted to know that you don't have to be a billionaire to enjoy the best of the British capital. This city is also a jewel...
  • Worthy Canadian initiative

    Canadian journalist Jonathan Kay quotes Joseph Bottum on cranks: "There are three infallible signs of the crank. ... The first is that he has  theory about the Jews. The second is that he has a theory about money. And the third is that he has a theory...
  • 'The Three of Us' by Julia Blackburn

    'The Three of Us' by Julia Blackburn
    The Three of Us A Family Story Julia Blackburn Pantheon: 320 pp., $26 "This is the story of three people," Julia Blackburn begins her memoir, "The Three of Us." "It is the story of my two parents and the three of us together, but it is also the...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • Gut instinct isn't science

    HERE'S A PARADOX: Science is our best way of deciphering the complexities of the natural world. It is useful, consistent and, despite the claims of fundamentalists — religious or postmodern — true. Yet the insights of science are often...
  • Why eat turkey bacon when you can eat the real thing?

     
    Got an Eat This, Not That e-mail from Men's Health last night and I was surprised to find out that Oscar Mayer turkey bacon and porky bacon have the same fat and calories in two strips (70 calories, 6 grams......
  • Movie Review: The Edge of Love

    "The Edge of Love" has, as they say, all the tools, all the elements that usually make for success. It ought to be coaxing superlatives from all and sundry, but instead it leaves a bitter, unsatisfying aftertaste that lingers in the mind. Certainly the...