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  • A New Yorker escape to Las Vegas?

     
    As a New Yorker subscriber, I carelessly checked the wrong box someplace that plops its non-magazine advertisements in my mailbox. Today's was a doozy, for a weekend appreciating CityCenter in Las Vegas. Maybe it's just me, but the thought of......
  • Designers get playful at Milan furniture fair

     
    At the 2010 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, better known as the Milan furniture fair, optimism is the prevailing sentiment. Many designers’ work was downright playful, expressing levity in looks or in spirit. The Campana Brothers, Humberto and...
  • Art collector Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 87, has died in Milan

     
    Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, the great Italian collector of contemporary American painting and sculpture whose holdings in work by Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and other artists of the 1950s and '60s formed the...
  • An appreciation: Giuseppe Panza di Biumo

     
    On each of three consecutive days in early April 1985, I spent three intense hours holed up in a Sunset Strip hotel suite overlooking the hazy Los Angeles basin with a tape recorder, a stack of blank cassettes, a sheaf......
  • Monster Mash: Latest on Pasadena Playhouse's financial situation; ancient Egyptian tomb unveiled

     
    -- Gradual financial recovery: More details on the Pasadena Playhouse's emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Los Angeles Times) -- Old bones: Egyptian archaeologists have unveiled a newly unearthed double tomb believed to be more than 4,000 years old....
  • His new museum: What is Broad's vision?

     
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Hey good lookin'!

    We sure don't like our wrinkles! After the on anti-aging goos, readers want to join the conversation. Thanks for your suggestions on other things to try (or reject). In the interest of all of us who want to remain young, here you go: Anna Gunter Kaplan,...
  • Mr. Gehry's neighborhood

    It started as a rumor, hardly louder than the rustle of palm fronds from the octet of 90-foot trees that sway above the southern end of one green, quiet block. Frank Gehry, for most people's money the most famous architect in the world, had bought the...
  • Minneapolis mind expansion

    Minneapolis -- JAO, an artist dressed in paint-spattered cycling gear, bounced before an easel set up in the bed of a bright yellow pickup -- her "artmobile" -- decorated with cartoon men with rake-like hands. While blasting a shrill police whistle,...
  • Flying by the seat of your pants in the Twin Cities

    There are two ways to approach the weekend getaway. You can have every detail planned. Or you can fly to your destination, put on a pair of comfortable shoes and wander. And that was pretty much our strategy for a 48-hour visit to Minneapolis. My...