| May 24, 2009
Imagine a museum that boasts the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. Now imagine that an intrepid female curator puts all the men's work in storage and fills the permanent collection galleries with a new version of 20th and...
| May 25, 2008
On Park Avenue, begonias are blooming in hues matching the blur of passing taxicabs. At Bryant Park, the white tents of Fashion Week have been tucked away, and grass now shines on the lawn. And throughout the city, hotels and restaurants are...
| Jun 25, 2008
A luxury boutique in the middle of an art exhibition was supposed to be controversial -- but not a legal matter.
The temporary retail space allowed in October by the Museum of Contemporary Art has become the center of litigation, though. A class action...
| Jul 2, 2008
I'm no fan of public art museums exhibiting private collections. The negatives so far outweigh the positives that such shows hurt, rather than help, a museum's mission.
The latest example is "Los Angelenos/Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selections From the...
| Dec 12, 2007
| 11:44 AM
Regular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED)
Regular visitors to New York should bypass...
| Apr 11, 2010
Three years ago I was sitting in a room in New York with some actors, a director and a young Iraqi woman named Wassan who was going over an early draft of my play "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" and helping the actors with the Arabic that is peppered...
| Dec 30, 2009
David Levine, an artist whose witty caricatures illustrated the New York Review of Books for more than 40 years, has died. He was 83.
Levine died Tuesday at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan of prostate cancer and complications from other...