The Sixth Decade: From Paris to Paris by Art Ensemble of Chicago Review: Staying True by Staying Curious

As its title suggests, The Sixth Decade: From Paris to Paris (RogueArt), the Art Ensemble of Chicago’s new publication, traces a long arc of history and reflects a story of people and ideas coming full circle. By turns, the music sounds majestic, funky, calm, husky, introspective and festive. The story begins in 1969, when trumpeter … Read more

The Sixth Decade: From Paris to Paris by Art Ensemble of Chicago Review: Staying True by Staying Curious

As its title suggests, The Sixth Decade: From Paris to Paris (RogueArt), the Art Ensemble of Chicago’s new publication, traces a long arc of history and reflects a story of people and ideas coming full circle. By turns, the music sounds majestic, funky, calm, husky, introspective and festive. The story begins in 1969, when trumpeter … Read more

Fossils, farm food and fitness: Three Wisconsin children’s museums outline new attractions

As Wisconsin’s cold and dreary winter limits family outdoor activities, one option for parents is to visit the local children’s museum. Curious children have the world at their fingertips when they enter a museum. Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time” recently spoke with representatives from children’s museums in Eau Claire, Appleton and Madison about some of … Read more

Create, connect and explore in the Columbus Museum of Art’s Room of Wonder

CMA’s Wonder Room installations featuring Dana Lynn Harper’s “Cloud Buddies.” Courtesy of Katie Dyke. The fourth edition of the Columbus Museum of Art’s Room of Wonders is an ongoing exhibition of abstract art that stimulates social, environmental and creative connections in new ways. Located at 480 E. Broad St. and open Tuesday through Sunday from … Read more

Fitness for all | Art and Culture | Style Weekly

When Brandi Walker first opened Body Arc a year ago, the fitness studio was the realization of a dream she first said existed years ago. As a queer gym in Richmond, Body Arc takes a different approach to the concepts of health and strength—one free of the body shaming and toxic masculinity that keep millions … Read more

Arts groups take the stage in Milwaukee with Wisconsin’s first “theater district.”

New York has Broadway, England has London’s West End, and now Wisconsin’s largest city has its own theater district. After years of speculation about the future of Milwaukee’s theater district, it’s finally coming to fruition. The collective is part of a statewide effort to celebrate the arts and attract more visitors. Nine performing arts and … Read more

Ron Labinski has turned major league stadiums into palaces

Perhaps more than any other architect, Ron Labinsky transformed the quintessential American sports stadium from a cloudless and egalitarian lump of steel and concrete into a palace where everyone can see the action and the elite can stretch their legs while being served martinis and sushi. When Mr. Labinsky started in the 1960s, football and … Read more

Jane Fonda to sell Outsider art collection at Christie’s

This article was originally published by The Art Newspaper, an editorial partner of CNN Style. Christie’s annual Outsider and Vernacular art auction in New York on January 18 will feature a remarkable group of lots from the personal collection of Jane Fonda: 14 works of art by the late American artist Thornton Dial, his brother … Read more

Jane Fonda to sell Outsider art collection at Christie’s

This article was originally published by The Art Newspaper, an editorial partner of CNN Style. Christie’s annual Outsider and Vernacular art auction in New York on January 18 will feature a remarkable group of lots from the personal collection of Jane Fonda: 14 works of art by the late American artist Thornton Dial, his brother … Read more

Lasting impressions: San Antonio’s arts community weighs in on 2022 highlights | Feature stories and interviews | San Antonio

click to enlarge Sarah Fox The bad bunny gets lucky As the year draws to a close, we reached out to the movers and shakers of San Antonio’s art scene to ask them which exhibitions or events made the biggest impression on them in 2022. In addition to focusing on the local landscape, we asked … Read more