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  • NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision

     NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision
    NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date. The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
  • West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala

    West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (both in Lanvin) were among the well-heeled and the genteel that turned out for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala benefit for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," on Monday in New...
  • Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez reunite at Met Gala, post a dance video

    Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez reunite at Met Gala, post a dance video
    BFFs again? Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez went into bestie mode at Monday's Met Gala after-party, leading many to believe that the pair were no longer on the outs. The country crooner and former Disney diva were thought to have had a falling out given...
  • Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name

    Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name
    Coming on the heels of Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," the Weinstein Co. announced Tuesday via news release that it has agreed to license, with an option to...
  • 'X Men' star Jennifer Lawrence didn't mean to trip at two Oscars

    'X Men' star Jennifer Lawrence didn't mean to trip at two Oscars
    Jennifer Lawrence is on the June cover of Marie Claire, and inside she says her multi-year Oscar tripping incidents weren't planned. "Trust me if I was going to plan it, I would have done it at the Golden Globes or the SAGs. I would have never done it...
  • Solange Knowles swings at Jay Z in elevator fight caught on video

    Solange Knowles swings at Jay Z in elevator fight caught on video
    Solange Knowles, sister of Beyonce, appears to have gone off physically on brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator on the night of the Met Gala in New York City. The incident was captured on surveillance video that went public Monday.  Solange can be seen...
  • Scoping out the red carpet at the 2014 Met Ball

    Scoping out the red carpet at the 2014 Met Ball
    Following in the footsteps of last year's Punk: Chaos to Couture theme, the 2014 costume gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was sure to be a snoozer, right? Seriously, the theme Monday night was "white-tie," aka a tribute to artist Charles...
  • Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see

    Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see
    Solange Knowles, Beyonce and Jay Z have spoken -- and the essence of what they're saying is: World, you should get over it already, 'cause we have.   It's been days since surveillance video leaked online Monday showing the sisters and Jay Z on May 5...
  • What fight? Jay Z, Beyonce hit Nets game; Solange cleans house

    What fight? Jay Z, Beyonce hit Nets game; Solange cleans house
    As the masses fixated on footage of the elevator fight between Solange Knowles and her brother-in-law, Jay Z, the rapper and wife Beyonce went out in public at a Brooklyn Nets game Monday night as if nothing unusual were going on.  Of course, the Nets-...
  • 'What Jackie Taught Us' -- understanding Jackie Kennedy Onassis

    "Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
  • James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art

    James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art
    James Cahill, an art historian and curator who played an influential role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West before and after the opening up of U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, died Feb. 14 at his home in Berkeley....
  • Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?

    Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?
    Shulamit Ran likes her ring tone. "It's a harplike arpeggio going up and down," says the Chicago composer, who won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in music for her "Symphony." "It's very gentle. It's fun, and it's very delicate." And the tone, which came with...