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Special to the Hartford CourantNEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
At $25, general admission to the Museum of Modern Art in New York is among the highest in the nation. This month, the museum is promoting a word that its visitors don't hear very often: free. MoMA is kicking off a series of free-admission offers...
Cosmetics tycoon Leonard Lauder has given the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York his collection of cubist art, which is valued at $1 billion. (This is Picasso's "Woman in an Armchair.") It will reportedly go on exhibit in Fall 2014. Art road trip!...
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Museum leaders are generally reluctant to see themselves engaged in competition, but the Museum of Modern Art in New York just lost a big one — and will lose its reputation as the city's only great destination for the Cubism of Picasso and Braque as...
Here’s the latest about British artist Graham Ovenden, who was convicted earlier this week for multiple child sex offenses: the Tate in London has removed more than 30 of his prints from its online collection. The Tate also won’t be...
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E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83. Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul. She won the Newbery Medal, one...
Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — American realist painter Andrew Wyeth left an indelible impression on Eric Sambol after a museum class trip in the 1970s. Many years later, the New Jersey businessman was able to acquire a work by Wyeth. It was the beginning of a...
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This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Award-winning children's author E.L. Konigsburg died Friday in Falls Church, Va., after suffering a stroke a week before, the Associated Press reported Sunday night. She was 83 years...
The L.A. County Museum of Art has signaled its commitment to African art by paying $1 million for a 3-foot-high "Gwan" sculpture of a mother and infant, believed to help ensure healthy childbirth by the Bamana peoples of Mali. "It's one of the oldest...
The rumor mill is in overdrive after a report that Victoria's Secret is dumping Miranda Kerr, one of its best-known lingerie modeling angels (and wife of hunky Orlando Bloom). Her contract was being terminated, according to some reports, because of her...
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
It's one of the ironies of the art world that major cultural institutions like the Baltimore Museum of Art are home to priceless collections of paintings, sculpture and other works by the world's greatest masters, yet they often struggle to come up with...
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