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  • A dozen best-bet art exhibits for fall

    Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season. But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University
    At a gallery talk on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery, an artist will take the podium wearing a gorilla mask. She calls herself "Frida Kahlo." Some might wonder what this masquerade is all about. But those who have followed...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21,  at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
  • Jess, Robert Duncan: a collaboration both romantic and artistic

     Jess, Robert Duncan: a collaboration both romantic and artistic
    It was a romance that fueled an intense artistic collaboration. The relationship between Robert Duncan and Jess Collins, simply known as Jess, was the envy of many friends, straight and gay alike. But it was the men's influence on each other's work...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN'   •Broadway, Nov. 16 choice of "The Book of Mormon," orchestra seats, $205; or "The Lion King," $157. Lehigh Valley Active Life, Diane, 610-437-3700. •Together Again, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute, Mount Airy, Oct. 16....
  • Vienna's Jewish Museum returns painting seized by Nazis to heirs

    VIENNA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist's grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country...
  • Canada human rights museum stirs controversy as doors open

    WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's museum showcasing human rights opened in the Prairie city of Winnipeg on Friday, dogged by controversy that began long before the first visitor arrived. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a tower of glass and...
  • Clare Graham sees art where others see junk

    Clare Graham sees art where others see junk
    It's something of a meta twist: an artist's gallery, re-created within a museum and serving as the central art piece of the gallery. But that's in line with much of artist Clare Graham's work. The 65-year-old obsessive collector and found-object...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • 'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'

    'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'
    The Museum of Contemporary Art is going all out for David Bowie — some 400 objects, a gala, a Tumblr blog, a sponsorship from Louis Vuitton. This is understandable; the exhibit, organized by London's Victoria & Albert Museum, is making Chicago its...