| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jan 15, 2012
The Rat Pack lives again — or at least Palm Springs, once the party pad of Sinatra and the boys, does.
The Coachella Valley city, which had devolved into a down-at-the-heels caricature of a Hollywood playground, has reinvented itself: Its retro-...
| Jan 17, 2012
Elizabeth Brumfiel, a widely recognized scholar in the field of feminist archaeology who studied Aztec culture, examining not only the functional and economic significance of ancient relics but what scholars learned about changing gender roles and...
| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Feb 1, 2012
Bass player with Peter, Paul and Mary
Dick Kniss, 74, who played stand-up bass with the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary and co-wrote the John Denver hit "Sunshine on My Shoulders," died Wednesday of pulmonary disease at a hospital near his...
| Feb 2, 2012
Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57.
He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in South Pasadena in...
| Feb 9, 2012
When Robert E. Hecht Jr. arrived at the loading platform of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the fall of 1972, he was carrying a large wooden box and was escorted by an armed guard.
Inside the box was perhaps the finest Greek vase to survive...
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New York crime photographer Weegee looked forward to coming west to ply his trade in Hollywood—until he got here....
| Jan 18, 2012
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Gazing at the walls of the Mennello Museum of American Art, visitors to its newest exhibition won't just be looking at great works of art.
They'll be looking at a love story.
"I fell in love with her the moment I met her," says Michael Mennello of his...
| Jan 9, 2012
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PARIS — Paris is a city where possibilities are endless, expectations are high, and no one doubts that magic can happen.
Anyone who saw Woody Allen's recent homage to the City of Lights, "Midnight in Paris," knows what I'm talking about. Allen's...
| Jan 26, 2012
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Standing in front of a life-size image of a photograph she snapped in 1941, Connie Dunbar remembered fondly her years as a Girl Scout in …...