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‘Beauty is Power’ at Boca Museum of Art

‘Beauty is Power’ at Boca Museum of Art

Helena Rubinstein had a revelation in 1915 when she arrived in New York from Paris: “All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized [...]

100 years of fashion photography at Norton

100 years of fashion photography at Norton

The legendary publisher Condé Nast knew how to spot talent behind the camera lens. Photographers he helped launch into prominence through the pages of Vogue, Glamour, Vanity Fair and other magazines included such notables as Edward [...]

Clyde Butcher photo exhibit in Coral Springs

Clyde Butcher photo exhibit in Coral Springs

“The only way you’re going to save things in life is through love, and that’s what we’re trying to do …. make people fall in love with Florida.”              — Clyde [...]

‘Caribbean: Crossroads of the world’ in Miami

‘Caribbean: Crossroads of the world’ in Miami

White beaches and still blue waters portray an image of the Caribbean as paradise found. Yet slave ships, the post-Columbian devastation of native populations, and the annual ravages of hurricanes betray a troubled history. Wrote Nobel [...]

All art is fleeting, at new Bass Museum exhibit

All art is fleeting, at new Bass Museum exhibit

By Kingsley Guy In the 17th century, the Latin word vanitas described a form of still-life painting that dealt with the fleeting nature of earthly existence. Artists incorporated such images as skulls, decaying fruit and even [...]

William Glackens ‘reassessment’ at MOAFL

William Glackens ‘reassessment’ at MOAFL

As a newspaper and magazine illustrator, William Glackens captured the turmoil and pathos of the Spanish-American War. A founder of the Ashcan School, Glackens’ paintings explored the gritty realism of early 20th century urban life. A Francophile [...]

Warhol muse Jane Holzer exhibit at Norton

Warhol muse Jane Holzer exhibit at Norton

From chic uptown Manhattan to the Bohemian Greenwich Village of the 1960s, Jane Holzer flowed with panache. Dubbed “Baby Jane” by a high-society gossip columnist, the elegant model became both a confident of Pop art icon [...]

Boca Museum of Art explores Pop art origins

Boca Museum of Art explores Pop art origins

The late Arthur Danto, noted art critic for The Nation, called Andy Warhol, “The nearest thing to a philosophical genius the history of art has produced.” Time will tell how Warhol and his images of Campbell’s [...]

David Webb jewelry show in West Palm Beach

David Webb jewelry show in West Palm Beach

Work by designer David Webb, who counted Jacqueline Kennedy and the Duchess of Windsor among his fans, goes on display at the Norton Museum of Art Jacqueline Kennedy compared David Webb to Benvenuto Cellini, the 16th [...]

‘Art of Wine’ series at Boca Museum of Art

‘Art of Wine’ series at Boca Museum of Art

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic and the serious smile,” wrote the Greek poet Homer. Wine also can provide a new twist to art appreciation, as participants in “The Art [...]