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  • Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    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...
  • A History of the Finger

    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...
  • Over There: British Posters at Yale Center For British Art

    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...
  • A new era begins at LAM

    A new era begins at LAM
    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...
  • In The Arts

    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. Warner'...
  • A virtual milestone

    A virtual milestone
    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...
  • "Looking In: Organs and the Way We View Them" at Yale School of Art's Green Gallery

    "Looking In: Organs and the Way We View Them" at Yale School of Art's Green Gallery
    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...
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    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-...
  • Free Film Screenings In The Hartford Area

    Free Film Screenings In The Hartford Area
    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...
  • Walters Art Museum names new director, Julia Marciari-Alexander

    Walters Art Museum names new director, Julia Marciari-Alexander
    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...
  • An Exhibit About Edwardian Opulence at Yale Center for British Art

    An Exhibit About Edwardian Opulence at Yale Center for British Art
    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...