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Last Chance for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Paintings at the Frick Museum

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The fifteen paintings selected for the Frick's presentation are among the most important in the Mauritshuis's holdings.

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

How SeaWorld Keeps the Body Clocks of Its Antarctic Penguins on South Pole Time

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.

Last Weeks for Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 12.14.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th

elBulli: Ferran Adrià and The Art of Food

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

An epicurean haven has just arrived to London's Somerset House, where a vast array of elBulli-everything is on display for all to see.

Back Story: The Rosa Parks Statue

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Arts, I was pleased to read about the recent unveiling of the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol Building's National Statuary Hall.

Soviet Founder Vladimir Lenin Comes Back to Life

Reuters | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts

Soviet nostalgia is nothing new for Moscow. An embalmed body of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been on display in Moscow’s Red Square since...

Marc Quinn's sculpture of a Giant Baby unveiled at Gardens by the Bay

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Singapore, 18 January 2013 - Planet, a giant sculpture of a sleeping baby by internationally acclaimed British artist Marc Quinn, was unve...

The Culture of Clowning: Discussion and Exhibit in NYC

Kate Kelly | Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts
Kate Kelly

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Bard Graduate Center Galleries on Manhattan's Upper West Side, David Carlyon Ph.D will present a program on the c...

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Kanye & Friends Wear The World's Most Iconic Jacket

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

While most celebrities would rather die than appear next to another star wearing the same jacket, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kanye West, Anna Wintour, Kirs...

Fashion Exhibits Around The Country That Aren't 'Schiaparelli And Prada'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Yves Saint Laurent in Denver, Colorado? Couture in Charleston, South Carolina? That's right! While The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit “Schiaparelli ...

Bound in Wonderland

Kim Alexandriuk | Posted 07.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Kim Alexandriuk

This week marks the end of the In Wonderland exhibit at LACMA, a three-month-long journey into the subconscious of female surrealist artists.

Not to Be Missed Japanese Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

One of Japan's most celebrated cultural treasures, "Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings" by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through April 29.

WikiLeaks and Free at the New Museum

Caterina Fake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Caterina Fake

As Julian Assange's defense against sexual assault shadows his defense of the Wikileaks documents, we find ourselves in a discomfiting alien netherworld -- one well demonstrated by this exhibit.

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.