Showing posts from May, 2015


Movie Review: ‘Unfreedom,’ a Raj Amit Kumar tale of sex, religion and tradition

Manhattan's newest arts business trend? The pencil store

A new generation of collectors helping Department 56 stage second act

The Boros Collection is Berlin's example of the rise of the private art “museum”

Theatre Review: ‘An Act of God,’ with Jim Parsons as the almighty comedian

Broadway Review: In "An Act of God" -- Jim Parsons plays the deity

British theater company thrives with an unusual business model

Not your mother's Catholic frescoes: queer saints of color

Canada's Aga Khan Park risks becoming a white elephant

Chris Ofili’s ‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ available for $2.3 million

BYU Museum of Art acquires previously lost Carl Bloch painting

Moscow plans to erect 82-foot-tall statue of Russia’s patron saint

There's a synagogue beyond the outfield wall, in Southbend, Indiana

Spain's Córdoba controversy: Historic Mosque-Cathedral mired in cultural dispute

Does our terror of dying drive almost everything we do?

Collector Alain Servais on how mega-galleries are ruining Art

10 Islamic artists explore 10 different ways of seeing Islamic art

Detroit's Arab American National Museum turns 10

Hebrew Union home to world-famous collection of 1,500 pieces of Jewish culture

Vatican official says Ireland gay marriage vote is 'defeat for humanity'

Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia

Movie Review: "Tomorrowland" isn't helping Hollywood fight its own Loudness War

'Draw Muhammad' winner submitted as Washington DC Metro ad

Nigeria’s Christians destroy traditional African religious shrines and art

The National Museum of Korea highlights devout patrons of Buddhist art

Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Ai Weiwei's Zodiac sculptures, inspired by Jesuit creation, purchased by American billionaire

Top Muslim body urges protection of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

Heaven is a place on earth: Finding the sacred in the secular

Big, Lovely, Strange: Michael Borremans’ Art at the Dallas Museum of Art


Sunday Review: ‘Defending the Faith’ in the Middle East

Ireland Votes to Approve Gay Marriage, Putting Country in Vanguard

Isreal's new Arab art museum features playful works by Mehdi-Georges Lahlou

God is big box office on Broadway this month

Texas law protecting pastors passes Texas House

“Unorthodox” at the Jewish Museum in New York

Italian police shut down art installation, "The Mosque" at Venice Biennale

Pakistani artist and Australian artist partner for Islamic Museum exhibition

San Francisco's legendary strip club now includes Hindu goddess

Taye Diggs is Broadway's next "Hedwig" with an angry inch!

Why Bobby Jindal pushes religious freedom over same-sex marriage

Exploring the Terrain of Contemporary Native American Art

Theatre Review: In Sara Fellini’s ‘In Vestments,’ Haunted by More Than Ghosts

Italy to co-finance Cairo Museum of Islamic Art restoration

Jewish groups blasted Greek officials for opposing placement of a Star of David

Visitors enjoy Canterbury Cathedral's celebrated stained glass at ground level

Irish artist supports nation's gay marriage vote with 50-foot lesbian embrace

Louisiana's governor promises to resurrect failed 'religious freedom' bill

Cincinnati's Hebrew Union College beneficiary of art collection

South Africa's Zanele Muholi at the Brooklyn Museum

Jamini Roy’s paintings of silent Hindu poetry come to Hyderabad

Shirin Neshat faces the fires of contemporary Islam at The Hirschhorn

Art Review: Paintings by Natasha Mayers at Maine Jewish Museum

A city in Belarus links Marc Chagall to lost Jewish culture

Lucian Freud nude masterpiece sells for £35million

Music Review: Counter)induction at the Church of the Intercession

Cathleen Naundorf tells Bible story, Noah's Ark with unique haute couture

The Buddhist Bug: Islam, Buddhism, and Art in Cambodia

“Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art,” now at the British Museum

Ireland’s marriage equality moment embraced by Irish Catholics & Presbyterians

Dr. Seuss hat exhibit on display at Fashion Mall in Indianapolis