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  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...
  • Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

    The traveling 20-year retrospective of French Conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe turns the Los Angeles County Museum of Art into a mammoth vivarium — a carefully orchestrated, walk-in terrarium-cum-aquarium. The exhibition creates a self-contained...
  • Female Artists Celebrate Life's Challenges With Self Portraits

    Female Artists Celebrate Life's Challenges With Self Portraits
    Sometimes a self-portrait isn't exactly a self-portrait, but it still is a self-portrait. An exhibit currently at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Gallery in New Haven features self-portraits by artists that focus not on their faces but on the challenges life...
  • What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center

    What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center
    PARIS — Paris could absolutely rest on her laurels. Even if the whole city ceased creating new and beautiful things to awe guests tomorrow, it would still be one of the most popular places to visit. Lord knows, producing those little Eiffel Tower...
  • 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...
  • Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues

    Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues
    Famed athlete Jim Thorpe's sons and a Native American tribe are continuing their fight to remove the Olympian's remains from Carbon County. The Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma and brothers Richard and William Thorpe on Monday appealed 3rd U.S. Circuit...
  • L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder

    L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder
    A prominent Los Angeles tech entrepreneur and former board president of the L.A. Philharmonic announced Wednesday that he will give $20 million to the orchestra, half of it going to endow the top leadership position now held by Deborah Borda. David...
  • Family of caboose donor visits Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum

    John Talcott, Jr. was born on February 26, 1908. Growing up in Talcottville, "He used to watch the trains come in there at the station," said his son, John Talcott III. The son was at the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum on Dec. 6, visiting the caboose...
  • 'Revival and Reform' at the Morse Museum

     'Revival and Reform' at the Morse Museum
    WHAT: The Arts window by J. & R. Lamb Studios, circa 1894, is the centerpiece of "Revival and Reform — Eclecticism in the 19th-century Environment" at the Morse Museum of American Art. The exhibition illustrates the rich diversity of styles that...
  • Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history

    Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ray Link said his father never really talked about his service during World War II until recently. "Daddy didn't tell us much," he said. "It takes somebody, something finally to get it out." That someone was 15-year-old Mitchell...
  • A guide to Lehigh Valley holiday model trains

    A guide to Lehigh Valley holiday model trains
    The image generates cozy and nostalgic thoughts: a miniature train chugging among snow-covered houses underneath a Christmas tree. Perhaps you don't have a model train layout as part of your holiday decorations. But there are plenty of places in the...