| May 31, 2008
As you stroll through the Broad Contemporary Art Museum, images of guns confront you, including Andy Warhol's hip-swiveling, gun-slinging "Elvis," Chris Burden's Los Angeles policemen and the gun-brandishing fascist thugs of Leon Golub. And there are...
| Mar 27, 2011
Between Shades of Gray
Philomel: 344 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and up
In young adult books about World War II, the Holocaust dominates. But there are lesser-known atrocities that also took place, including during the Soviet...
| Sep 12, 2010
Weary travelers may long to linger over a cup of coffee or snuggle under a plush duvet. But when it comes to airports, lingering is loathed, because it's synonymous with layover.
When George Pendle found himself stuck longer than expected at a New York...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:05 AM
An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter.
Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:26 AM
A version of Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" that has ties to Los Angeles brought in $37 million at a Sotheby's auction on Wednesday in New York. The silkscreen work, which depicts Presley in a cowboy pose, was offered for sale by an unidentified American...
| Jun 10, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia, the city that gave us Poor Richard, cheese-steak sandwiches and the American Constitution, just opened a new treasure: the Barnes Foundation, one of the premier privately assembled collections of painting in the U.S....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The owner of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been revealed. Leon Black, the New York financier and head of the investment firm Apollo Global Management, is reported to be the person who paid $119.9 million for the highly coveted masterpiece.