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  • Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences

    Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences
    Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
  • Book review: 'Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories' by Simon Winchester

    Book review: 'Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories' by Simon Winchester
    Atlantic Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Simon Winchester HarperCollins: 512 pp., $27.99 One of the great joys of reading a Simon Winchester book is the inadvertent discovery of minutiae that...
  • Art review: Carol Selter at Charlie James Gallery

     
    Global degradation of the natural habitat is the pointed, timely subject of recent photographs and short videos by Bay Area artist Carol Selter, who holds an advanced degree in biological sciences as well as in art. Rather than traditional documentary.......
  • Edward Hopper painting to become U.S. postage stamp

     
    New U.S. postage stamp inspired by Edward Hopper painting...
  • New England landscapes build on tradition

     New England landscapes build on tradition
    If you could gather all the artists who have been infatuated by the rugged New England coast over the years, you'd have a pretty good American art museum. Thomas Cole — the founder of the Hudson River School — was among the first when he...
  • Chrysler Museum showcases gift of American art

    Chrysler Museum showcases gift of American art
    Jane Parke Batten and her late husband, Frank, may not have been the most ardent of art collectors. Rather than living and breathing auction catalogs and sale prices, the South Hampton Roads couple simply bought what they liked, sometimes zeroing in on a...
  • Spirit of Norman Rockwell pervades Stockbridge in Massachusetts' Berkshires

    Spirit of Norman Rockwell pervades Stockbridge in Massachusetts' Berkshires
    STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — The best thing about Stockbridge is the Norman Rockwell Museum. And the best thing about the Norman Rockwell Museum is its focus on American illustrators. This month, the museum showcased art from animators who created the film...
  • Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work

    Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work
    The 2012 Pageant of the Masters debuted "The Genius" last weekend with a special VIP showing Friday and a sold-out performance at its official opening night Saturday. Director Dianne Challis Davy had previously hinted at what was to come — a nod to...
  • A republic reflected in 'Battle Hymn'

    A republic reflected in 'Battle Hymn'
    In case you missed it, there was a big stage production in Washington, D.C., this week involving symbolic rebirth, stirring rhetoric and sobering evocations of bloody national conflicts, mixed with some lighter touches, all performed near the memorial...
  • American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums

    American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums
    Long the stepchild of a Eurocentric art world, American art is finding new favor at home as a growing number of institutions showcase work from Colonial times to World War II. Today, the Huntington in San Marino will join the Metropolitan Museum of Art...