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  • Round-Up: Hong Kong protest art, an Iraqi photo agency, lots of Gehry

    New trustees at MOCA, vandalism at the national parks, early satellite images of Antarctica, and the beguiling installation sculptures produced by the protesters in Hong Kong. Plus, everything Frank Gehry and Cannibal Shia LaBeouf. It's the Round-Up:...
  • Twain Celebrates A Wicked Good Evening With Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz

    The word of the night at the Mark Twain House & Museum Tuesday was "wicked" and it had nothing to do with Halloween. The evening was a VIP reception for "Wicked" book author Gregory Maguire and "Wicked" musical composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz,...
  • World-famous artist, Bruce Munro, lights up a Hampton Roads garden

    World-famous artist, Bruce Munro, lights up a Hampton Roads garden
    Not long after stepping through the gate onto the grounds of Norfolk's Hermitage Museum and Gardens, you start to encounter signs that the experiences conjured up by British artist Bruce Munro's landscape-sized artworks are going to be different. Kids...
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: An easy-to-like place for difficult art

    Museum of Contemporary Art: An easy-to-like place for difficult art
    A recent visit to Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art discovered in its galleries: • A photograph depicting a photograph of the photographer's eye as it bathed in a darkroom solution. • A one-armed 1930s male mannequin in a girl's dress...
  • Pondering German history in Nurnberg

    Pondering German history in Nurnberg
    From a traveler's perspective, Nurnberg -- Bavaria's second city -- has it all: excellent museums, thought-provoking history, glorious red-sandstone Gothic architecture, and a charming Old Town encircled by a nearly intact medieval wall. It also boasts...
  • Roundup: Masterpiece found, lots of L.A. urbanism, Chris Rock rocks

    Roundup: Masterpiece found, lots of L.A. urbanism, Chris Rock rocks
    A children’s movie turns up a lost Hungarian painting, the questionable works in that Nazi-era art trove, the Guggenheim’s odd design competition for its museum in Helsinki, Finland, and a truly awesome Q&A with Chris Rock. Plus, oodles of L....
  • Simmerling's vibrant work lives on

    Simmerling's vibrant work lives on
    Monday night in the coach house of the extraordinary Glessner House, William Tyre stood behind a podium and spoke to the hundred or so people who had come in from the cold and were sitting in chairs along the walls and standing in the middle of the...
  • Bert Rodriguez is turning his apartment into a museum — with him in it

    Bert Rodriguez is turning his apartment into a museum — with him in it
    Visitors to Stockbridge, Mass., can drop in on a museum that features Norman Rockwell's old studio. The eastern edges of Long Island harbor the home and studio that belonged to Abstract Expressionist power couple Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. And...
  • Exhibit shows Baltimore's shopping habits of 1950s and 1960s

    Exhibit shows Baltimore's shopping habits of 1950s and 1960s
    A trip to the Baltimore Museum of Industry reveals the little worlds of neighborhoods and shopping in Baltimore about 60 years ago. Curators there have dipped into the institution's archives to create an exhibition called "Baltimore Shops." It mixes...
  • Object Lesson: Roberto Chavez's dusty shelf of famous men

    Object Lesson: Roberto Chavez's dusty shelf of famous men
    One of the best outcomes of Pacific Standard Time (PST), the series of Getty Foundation-funded exhibitions first staged in 2011, is that it got Southern California to study its own art history — bringing to light the work of artists who had been...
  • Roundup: Art, money and Art Basel, plus taco gentrification

    The frazzle from Art Basel, oodles of art and money, the rise and fall of American tent cities, the gentrification industrial complex. Plus: rethinking L.A.’s Pershing Square, Jeff Koons designs a book cover, and a sculpture about sexual aids that...