| Sep 1, 2011
PIX11's Lisa Mateo explored the Brooklyn Museum's "Latino List," in which visitors can be part of an interactive video display and learn more about an HBO documentary of the same name coming out later this month.
This exhibition presents twenty-five...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Ellen Slaby has things to do. She is a director of marketing for a publisher, cares for her elderly parents, sits on a charity board and has season tickets for the Red Sox. Yet, she throws several dinner parties each month.
"People are afraid to have a...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:00 PM
An upcoming exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is angering some New York Catholics. A short film called "A Fire in My Belly" by the late David Wojnarowicz shows ants crawling on a crucified Jesus Christ. It is part of a larger show called HIDE/SEEK.
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:23 PM
A New York City councilman who made headlines in September after he was arrested while on his way to an event following the West Indian Day Parade, has been arrested at a massive Occupy Wall Street rally near the Brooklyn Bridge.
Brooklyn City Council...
| Jul 26, 2011
Gilbert "Magú" Luján — a painter, muralist and sculptor whose whimsical, slyly humorous art works, frequently evoking a rollicking, mythical view of Mexican American life, graced museum walls, the Hollywood and Vine subway station and other public...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:32 PM
-- Slumping: Sotheby's reported a wider third-quarter loss over the same period last year due to continued weakness in global art sales. (Bloomberg) -- New digs: New York's Dia Art Foundation is planning to build a new home on the......
| Dec 24, 2009
| 4:32 PM
-- Wonder boy: Daniel Radcliffe performed in a recent reading of the musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," fueling speculation that the "Harry Potter" actor will be returning to Broadway. (Broadway World) -- Creative accounting: A...
| May 24, 2009
Imagine a museum that boasts the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. Now imagine that an intrepid female curator puts all the men's work in storage and fills the permanent collection galleries with a new version of 20th and...
| May 25, 2008
On Park Avenue, begonias are blooming in hues matching the blur of passing taxicabs. At Bryant Park, the white tents of Fashion Week have been tucked away, and grass now shines on the lawn. And throughout the city, hotels and restaurants are...
| Jun 25, 2008
A luxury boutique in the middle of an art exhibition was supposed to be controversial -- but not a legal matter.
The temporary retail space allowed in October by the Museum of Contemporary Art has become the center of litigation, though. A class action...
| Jul 2, 2008
I'm no fan of public art museums exhibiting private collections. The negatives so far outweigh the positives that such shows hurt, rather than help, a museum's mission.
The latest example is "Los Angelenos/Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selections From the...
| Dec 12, 2007
| 11:44 AM
Regular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED)
Regular visitors to New York should bypass...