| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
| Jan 9, 2014
One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke.
Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter.
This — the opportunity to build...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The celebrated British sculptor Nicola Hicks (bn. 1960) has, in recent years, fallen in love with Aesop and his fables all over again. "Aesop is one of my heroes from deep history," she explained on a recent tour of her new exhibition at the Yale Center...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:26 AM
New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations.
The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
| Aug 7, 2008
Skull and Bones is probably the most conspicuously wealthy secret society in the world. It purportedly owns an island, controls several million dollars amassed through alumni donations and operates out of a creepy, tomb-like New Haven building in a spot...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 10:52 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 8:53 AM
Back in the day (1989, actually) when the world was morphing from cold war conflict to the age of the “new world order,” Francis Fukuyama questioned whether we might be witnessing the end of history. Not the end of our recorded story; but...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 11:29 AM
Art for All: British Posters for Transport
Ends Aug. 15. Yale Center for British Art.
1080 Chapel St. Free.
(203) 432-2800, ycba.yale.edu
If you’ve traveled by subway you know that, besides being a means to convey people, trains and train stations...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
I have no doubt that there were several dozen other such moments. I wasn't at every event in the festival, and...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Starting Sunday, Laguna Art Museum visitors will pay $5 less for tickets across the board.
The unveiling of the museum's spring 2012 exhibitions then will officially coincide with a revamped ticketing and hours of operation policy instituted by Malcolm...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Art museum gets new director
The Laguna Art Museum's Board of Trustees announced this week that Malcolm Warner, deputy director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Ft. Worth, Texas, will become the Laguna institution's new executive director on Jan. 3.