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  • Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum

    Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum
    In an interesting twist for those watching the empty chair in the director's office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam director Ann Goldstein has resigned from that position. Goldstein has been identified as a possible successor...
  • Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation

    Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation
    This story has been updated. See details below. Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director....
  • Europe's dirty little art secret

     Europe's dirty little art secret
    The outrage sparked by the clumsy handling of a Nazi-looted art trove in Munich, which was revealed this month, shows the urgent need for transparency in the art world, from museums to auction houses to private collections. For years this rarefied world...
  • Slum tourism

    Slum tourism
    When Marie Antoinette wanted to escape the confines and pressures of courtly life, she retreated to her quaint Petit Hameau where she and her companions donned their finest peasant frocks and pretended to be poor. A century later, fashionable Londoners...
  • Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer

    Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer
    No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly. A mostly government-funded program in Amsterdam pays alcoholics who clean street litter with beer.  It's all part of the Rainbow Foundation, a program started last year to help give alcoholics, homeless and...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • 'Tropics,' 'Mountain,' 'Frost' At Puentes

    TAULL, Spain - Sebastian Cordero's "Such Is Life in the Tropics," Luigi Forlani's "Silver Mountain" and Maximiliano Schonfeld's "The Black Frost" feature among 10 projects at the 5th Puentes Europe-Latin America Producers Workshop. A one-year training-...
  • 'Tropics,' 'Mountain,' 'Frost' at Puentes

    Sebastian Cordero's "Such Is Life in the Tropics," Luigi Forlani's "Silver Mountain" and Maximiliano Schonfeld's "The Black Frost" feature among 10 projects at the 5th Puentes Europe-Latin America Producers Workshop. A one-year training-networking course...
  • Readers Recommend: Restaurant Lastage in Amsterdam is a gem

    Restaurant Lastage, about a 10-minute walk from the Central Station in Amsterdam, is a real gem with a Michelin star, elegant service and reasonable prices. Reservations are necessary. We found it by accident and were given a table because of a last-...
  • Colorado begins recreational pot experiment with first sales

    DENVER — At 7:59 a.m. on Wednesday, a harried Jay Griffin shouted to the crowd pressed against the roped-off lines leading to his storefront counter: "One minute until we make history!" Sixty seconds later, he and a handful of other pot shop...
  • World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers

    World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers
    Industry specialists say world cruises are gaining in popularity among well-heeled travelers who no longer want to hold off on bucket list trips and once-in-a-lifetime vacations until the economy fully recovers. These extended cruises, which typically...
  • Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure

    Ridley Pearson: Writing is an adventure
    American author Ridley Pearson met with Teenlink at the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International to talk about his young reader adventure novels “The Kingdom Keepers” and “Peter and the Starcatchers,” as well as his newest novel,...