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  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • Culture(d)—April 2012

     
    Harry Gessner gets his due, Mickalene Thomas explores the universe—and Pedro Guerrero shares his secrets...
  • Life as a museum guard: Wazir Taniwal and Jesse Ward of the Getty

     
    Wazir Taniwal, 66. Security guard. At the J. Paul Getty Museum almost seven years. Linguistics professor in his native Afghanistan; also taught Persian and Pashto in East Germany. Did a stint as an L.A. insurance agent before finding the Getty. Jesse...
  • Larry Fink's up close and personal celebrity photographs

     
    Official Vanity Fair Oscar party photographer Larry Fink captures celebrities behind the scenes with their guard down in his book, "The Vanities: Hollywood Parties, 200-2009" (Schirmer/Mosel, $68)...
  • John Steuart Curry

    John Steuart Curry
    John Steuart Curry Artist.  Born: November 14, 1897, Dunavant, Kansas. Died: August 29, 1946, Madison, Wisconsin. John Steuart Curry was born November 14, 1897, on a farm near Dunavant, Kansas, to Smith and Margaret (Steuart) Curry. Curry’s...
  • Jeff Whetstone at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery @ Hudson Salon

    Jeff Whetstone at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery @ Hudson Salon
    Jeff Whetstone spent a good part of 2007 underground, creeping through the caverns and passageways that form vast networks of caves in Tennessee and Alabama. The North Carolina-based photographer took an assistant with him, along with loads of battery-...
  • Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery

    Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery
    FOR much of the 19th century, scores of French painters, laden with knapsacks and portable easels, trekked through the Forest of Fontainebleau to capture the shifting wonders of nature with their brushes right on the spot. Some came for weekends; some...
  • 'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art

    'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art
    IN 19th CENTURY EUROPE, when modern science bumped aside the Christian God as the primary artistic foundation for meaning and moral value, artists lost a subject that had preoccupied them for hundreds of years. "Show me an angel and I'll paint one," the...
  • Jeff Koons' Manhattan home is mixture of beautiful and mundane

    In 1975, long before he became a household name, Jeff Koons spent a year in Chicago as a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a studio assistant to Ed Paschke. "I believe it's really important that you're able, in art, to...
  • Art review: Jeff Koons at Gagosian Gallery

     
    Andy Warhol was fascinated by boredom for two perfectly good reasons: It allowed him to see things he otherwise would have missed, and it meant that, overall, things were going pretty well if life's daily dramas were not overwhelming, debilitating......
  • How do you sue a foreign country? Ask Herzog heirs seeking return of Nazi-looted art from Hungary

     
    One fascinating fact about the restitution lawsuit filed in U.S. courts this week by the heirs of Jewish art collector Mór Lipót Herzog, who are seeking the return of over 40 artworks they've identified as looted during World War II,......