IBM's Watson is set to make a splash on one of fashion's biggest stages: the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual gala. IBM teamed up with design house Marchesa to create an interactive dress, which will debut tonight on the Met's red...Show More Summary
The city’s mayor Peter Soulsby has thrown his support behind the team by bathing the town hall in blue. Apart from that in the city, the Corn Exchange, City Hall, Clock Tower, New Walk Museum, Regent House in Regent Road, Trinity House at De Montfort University, Jubilee Square, Leicester Cathedral, De Montfort Hall, Haymarket shopping […]
Google and the Sydney Opera House have teamed up to create a beautiful museum experience through the Google Cultural Institute, exhibiting one of the world’s most iconic — and busiest — performing arts centres in 360 degree video, as...Show More Summary
One of the world's biggest private art collections is to be housed in a new Paris museum within a stone's throw of the Louvre, a French billionaire said Wednesday. Francois Pinault, the luxury goods mogul who also owns the auction house...Show More Summary
The sails of the Sydney Opera House are recognisable around the world, but the space beneath them remains far less exposed to the world. On Wednesday, the building and the Google Cultural Institute, an initiative that hosts virtual museums...Show More Summary
Take the elevators to the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and you will be greeted by the creepy sight of the house from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Rendered at a shrunken scale, and constructed with wood harvested from an old barn, the structure strikes a decidedly dilapidated...
North Carolina's new discriminatory restroom laws are making waves beyond the music and entertainment industry. This month, Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen cancelled concerts in protest of the new anti-LGBTQ law, House Bill 2 (HB2),Show More Summary
The legal troubles of a couple of prominent Los Angeles gallerists. The Metropolitan Museum faces shortfalls. And Damien Hirst's formaldehyde sculptures may be leaky. Plus: How liberal cities are blowing it when it comes to affordable housing, new faces on money in the U.S. and U.K., and how the...
Pin it On the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, there's a creepy house set against the Manhattan skyline. Revealed last week, PsychoBarn is the latest work from British artist Cornelia Parker. READ MORE »
“Few people realize that children’s literature has a canon, like music or dance. The superstore model and then the Internet model have destroyed publishers’ backlists. Whether it’s the ‘Little House’ books or ‘The Story About Ping’ and ‘The Five Chinese Brothers,’ there are thousands of classics that are not being connected back to the culture. […]
A mud brick with straw, stamped with a royal seal that says “House of Ramses ll,” and other cool artifacts.
In Los Angeles, Picasso and Warhol pieces don't hang just in museums — they grace the walls in extravagant open houses. At real estate's most rarefied level, when homes are selling for $10 million or more, "you're not going to be putting up Z Gallerie pieces anymore," said Billy Rose, president...
Guillermo del Toro is organizing an exhibit of more than 500 pieces from his "Bleak House," beginning at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and then going to tour to Minneapolis, Toronto, Mexico City, Barcelona, Paris, and New York City.
Creepy memorabilia from del Toro's man cave known as "Bleak House" will be featured in an exhibit at the museum this July. [ more › ]
Set against the New York City skyline, the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has never looked more out of place, elevated high above the treetops on the...
Art museums are getting good at presenting fascinating works of PR—sorry, art. Earlier this year, the Art Institute of Chicago built an amazing livable model of Van Gogh's "Bedroom" to promote an exhibition of the artist's work. Now,...Show More Summary
“Modern and contemporary art dominate the action these days – in auction houses and galleries, as well as museums. Everyone wants in, including a revered institution like the Met, which is striving to play catch-up even as it is struggling to pay the bills.”
DAY THREE Cemeteries, Museums and Crab House This was our last day in Fairfax and Sharon wanted to see Aspen Grove one more time. We started the day at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and cemetery. There were many old graves around the grounds. Show More Summary
The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the never-before-seen footage.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's latest outdoor exhibit gives new meaning to "summer house."