We live now in permissive times -- art historically speaking -- when any and all art-making approaches are potentially viable, especially so if they riff on, reuse, or recycle the past. And so to be confronted with a monumental example of Minimalist art may be jarring.
As journalists and associates, we cannot ignore the serious developments of the past and present. An example of that was shown on Friday, June l4, wh...
The Emergency Mayor of Detroit is considering selling off a large portion of the collection of the Detroit Institute of Art to pay off the city's $15 billion debt. Kevyn Orr has said he is investigating whether the collection could be sold to help ease the city's burden of debt.
Many of us might feel removed from the Holocaust of 60 years ago and the Rwandan genocide of 19 years ago. But what is not so distant from us, and anyone can still feel, is that terrible hatred continues to surround us.
Imagine seeing masterpieces by van Gogh, entertaining your kids with activities, and strolling a hilltop garden with waterfalls and beautiful views at sunset. Now imagine doing it all for free.
Recent studies regarding happiness show that people who have jobs -- something one does for money -- are not very happy; similarly, I've found that those are the type of people who often eat lunch at their desks.
I'm all for open-source. I recommend that writers with whom I work give away their work, either by chapters or the whole book. This usually leads to a...
Few people will see you crying in the dark watching Marley and Me but it would be pretty obvious in front of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Most museumgoers are there to have a cultural experience.
Tourists in May in Paris can have a great time -- hotels are cheaper, lines are shorter, and restaurant waiters are nicer.
Avant-garde menus, star chefs, world-class views: These restaurants give the fine art in the hallowed halls that surround them a bit of healthy -- and delicious -- competition for attention.
I'm not a rushed traveler. I don't need to check things off a list to say that I've "done" them or "done" a city. I'm more what the French call a fl├...
Six can't-miss museum sleepovers around the country.
Two summers ago, my friend, Clay Cohn, and I embarked on what we call an epic journey. Our itinerary was gutted with heritage sites across Andalusia.
Yes New Orleans, Louisiana is steeped in history, culture, fine arts and friendly gregarious people. And all those ingredients seem to peak every Apr...
When the media dubbed an innovative and informative exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Berlin "Jew in a Box," it drew outrage from around the globe. Thus, a well-intentioned exhibit became a pariah.
In celebration of the ultimate boy band, here are 16 must-see Beatles' attractions in Liverpool and London. Click away, Day Trippers!