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It's that time of year again, when families start planning spring and summertime reunions. A good family reunion resort will offer activities and pastimes for all age groups, and accommodations with spacious, connecting rooms and suites, and condo- or...
A painting created more than 200 years ago and inspired by Chapter 27 in the book of Genesis from the Torah, hangs on a wall at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. "Jacob Stealing Isaac's Blessing," by Gaetano Gandolfi is one of many of the...
Tags: Artists, Fine Artists, Judaism, Museums, Painting
Starting Thursday, the folks behind the Norton Museum of Art will bulk up the dry summer arts season ahead by showing off at least one masterpiece a month through October. Called the "Masterpiece of the Month" series, the clutch of five works come on...
Tags: Museums, Arts, Arts and Culture
These were typical days for the keen shutterbugs behind the New York Photo League: Hit the five boroughs and train a lens on shoeshine boys, immigrant fathers with children in freezing weather and the working-class commuting in subway cars. During the...
Painter Martin Joseph Hoffman, a Florida native, died last month in Vero Beach at age 77. Hoffman, who died Feb. 5, was both an illustrator and fine artist. In his varied career, he created many illustrations for Playboy magazine and devised the stylish...
Tags: Smithsonian Institution, Museums, Fine Arts, Arts, NASA
It's a fine time to be a photography fan in Florida. Less than a month ago, I reported on a terrific exhibit of Annie Leibovitz portraits on display through June 9 at the Norton Museum of Art (nortonmuseum.org) in West Palm Beach. Now, there's an...
Tags: Mel Gibson, Artists, Photography, Michael Jackson, Entertainment
Staff WriterThe best thing about the jewelry at The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach? It ain't no display honey; you can buy these baubles, bangles and bright shiny things. Once again the oh-so-chic Museum will present "BIJOUX!," which is a five-day...
Tags: Palm Beach County, Artists, Museums, Arts, West Palm Beach
If ever a room was aptly named, it's the Grand Hall of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach. The 5,000 square-foot reception hall is adorned with almost every conceivable trapping of Gilded Age splendor: A bust of Caesar Augustus atop a...
South Florida's visual artists, performers and musicians have a new TV canvas to showcase their work. That's "Art Loft," a new weekly art series that launches at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on WPBT-Ch. 2 (airing from the Keys to Palm Beach). The show will also...
When your goal is worldwide domination, you gotta do what you gotta do. For Pitbull, hardcore Miami Heat fan, that means getting in bed (figuratively speaking) with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. “Yeah, we don’t talk about that,”...
Annie Leibovitz, the 63-year-old photographer responsible for four decades of iconic magazine covers, found herself a bit puzzled a year ago. The woman who had shot a nude and pregnant Demi Moore, John Lennon five hours before he was murdered and other...
Photographer Gordon Parks' "Ethel Shariff in Chicago" depicts the daughter of religious activist Elijah Muhammad in a nun's habit, standing at the fore of rows of black women in the same attire. In Parks' "American Gothic," the late lensman who documented...
Tags: Gordon Parks, Artists, Fine Artists, Photography, Sculpture
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