| May 8, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After a lifetime of drawing in two dimensions, the ability to lift a pen off paper and watch the line follow straight up is wondrous.
So say teenagers who helped test drive the new $99 3Doodler, billed as the world's first 3-D printing pen.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:12 PM
If you’re wondering how new Museum of Contemporary Art Director Philippe Vergne is taking to Los Angeles and his post at the museum, or what he has to say about the ambitious “Mike Kelley” exhibition that opened March 30, just ask him....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility?
It's easy to...
| Feb 2, 2014
"Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What better month than February to speak of love? Here, of course, I am speaking about the love of art. Thank you to everyone who took the time to leave comments online at...
| Feb 16, 2014
When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
He had been married for seven years to a woman...
| Jan 14, 2014
France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year.
The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...
| Jan 2, 2014
We should feel pretty confident about many aspects of what 2014 will hold for theme parks and attractions. Sure, a certain boy wizard will play a key role, and a group of height-challenged cast members are expected to raise a ruckus in the middle of...
| Feb 16, 2014
Over the phone from Milan, passion still crackles in Stefano Gabbana's voice nearly 30 years after he and Domenico Dolce started their design partnership and more than a decade after they ended their romantic one.
Their relationship status isn't all...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Norman Yonemoto, a Los Angeles artist who along with his younger brother, Bruce, created innovative video installations that often explored mass media, Hollywood and other forms of pop culture, has died. He was 67.
Yonemoto died Friday at his home in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:30 AM
For art, the 1963 murder of a president became America's Guernica.
In style, emotional tenor and generation, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol were very different artists. But both made paintings that spoke to an epic social trauma of their day. And both...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:34 AM
The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
| Dec 1, 2013
A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...