| 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...
| 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.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
For 12 days this month, you can get a spectacular inside look at our own human bodies at Looking In: Organs and the Way We View Them, on display at the Yale School of Art. The exhibit seeks to highlight the array of shapes and colors that exist within our...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star in this 1958 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Windsor Public Library, 323 Broad St.
Fat City — Stacy Keach and Jeff Bridges star in this 1972...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In naming Julia Marciari-Alexander as executive director on Wednesday, the Walters Art Museum board of directors entrusted one of Baltimore's most important arts institutions to a rising star — and signaled an emphasis on community engagement even...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century, on view at the Yale Center for British Art, presents a survey of visual art from the Edwardian period. Defined as much by the reign of King Edward VII as it was by the height of British...