| Jan 30, 2011
The Magnetic North: Notes From the Arctic Circle by Sara Wheeler (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 302 pp., $26). Calling all explorers! Here is an antidote to your shrinking life (should we go to Home Depot to look at cabinets this weekend, dear?). Sara...
| Sep 4, 2011
In 1937, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay came close to refusing an honorary degree from New York University when she learned she had been excluded from a reception for male recipients of the doctorate at the Waldorf-Astoria and instead was to have a quiet...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Before the 1980s, abstract painting typically embraced pure form — gesture or geometry as something self-contained, insulated from outside contamination.
Over the past generation, however, another practice has bumped that insular, aloof idea...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:05 AM
NEW YORK -- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, named 2012’s top women’s wear designers by the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America, presented their fall 2013 collection Thursday morning in the sumptuous rooms of a $48-million Gilded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:01 PM
It was a collection of future classics. Spare shapes but decorated and ladylike. Soft in form, texture and color but created using cutting edge techniques. The kind of clothes that delight and surprise.
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez proved why...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The library of the Huntington in San Marino is large and stately, its walls lined with oversized 18th century French tapestries depicting wealthy noblemen and women frolicking in bucolic settings.
"This is all Arabella," says art historian Shelley...