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Robert Hughes

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  • Single Carrot Theatre checks into the shadowy 'Hotel Cassiopeia'

    You might say that Joseph Cornell lived in a box within a box. From his early teens to his death in 1972 at the age of 69, the artist stayed firmly tied to a home in Queens he shared with his mother and invalid brother. When Cornell ventured out, it was...
  • Library officials record gains in cards, summer readers

    Reading is running amok in the county, according to the Baltimore County Public Library. During fiscal year 2011, BCPL issued 67,331 new library cards, adding to the previous 410,174 for a grand total of 478,505 library cards. There were 6,801 new...
  • Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect

    Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
  • Hector Tobar's recommendations

    Hector Tobar's recommendations
    When my father was 13 his mother kidnapped him from a small town in Guatemala. This bold act liberated my father from a cruel and abusive stepmother — but it also brought an end to his education. My grandmother took her son to Guatemala City,...
  • 1,941 vie for $25K at Coconut Creek slot tourney

    1,941 vie for $25K at Coconut Creek slot tourney
    Frances Vorolieff and her family often visit Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to play the slot machines. Just not at 5:45 a.m. Once again proving that the magic word in South Florida is spelled F-R-E-E, 1,941 slot players lined up at the casino Monday...
  • Robert Hughes dies; art critic and author was 74

    Robert Hughes dies; art critic and author was 74
    Robert Hughes, a sometimes lacerating reviewer who may have commanded a larger audience than any other art critic in history, reaching the masses through 31 years as chief art critic for Time magazine and in a series of multi-part television documentaries...
  • "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans

    "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans
    "Grant Wood: A Life" By R. Tripp Evans Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
  • Notre Dame shut out on NFL Draft's third day

    Notre Dame shut out on NFL Draft's third day
    In the middle of the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, former Notre Dame nose guard Ian Williams whipped out his smartphone and spoke for all but one of his fellow ex-teammates. "Beyond (ticked) off right now," Williams posted on his Twitter...
  • The consequences of letting it rip in 1974

    The consequences of letting it rip in 1974
    So there's my name, on Page 1 of "Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945-1980," the Getty's massive overview catalog for its monumental effort to get Southern California modern art into the heretofore New York-centric history of American modernism....
  • Notre Dame 20, USC 16 (final)

     
    Quarterback Mitch Mustain almost made a place for himself in USC-Notre Dame lore. Almost. Making the first start in his four years at USC, Mustain had the Trojans driving in the final minutes of one of college football's most storied......
  • College Football Countdown: No. 16 Notre Dame

     
    College Football Countdown: No. 16 Notre Dame...
  • PST, A to Z: 'Golden' and 'June' at Craft and Folk Art Museum

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......