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Andrew Bolton Chosen to Lead the Met’s Costume Institute

Hiring and Promotion

The selection of Mr. Bolton comes after the institute’s curator in charge, Harold Koda, decided to retire after 14 years of overseeing ambitious, crowd-pleasing shows.









9/9/2015 9:57:43 AM

Building Blocks: Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

Monuments and Memorials (Structures)

Construction has begun in Lower Manhattan on the St. Nicholas National Shrine, a Greek Orthodox church and nondenominational bereavement center whose dome will be illuminated at night.








9/9/2015 3:00:17 AM

Brad Anderson, Creator of ‘Marmaduke,’ Dies at 91

Cartoons and Cartoonists

At its pinnacle, Mr. Anderson’s comic strip about a mischievous but lovable Great Dane appeared in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and in other countries.









9/8/2015 7:37:32 PM

ArtsBeat: Pop-Up Shop at Barneys to Feature a Billy Sullivan Drawing

ArtsBeat

The designer Madeline Weinrib is opening a pop-up shop at Barneys Chelsea Passage, and one of the works, a still life with magenta flowers and lime-green fabric, is by Billy Sullivan.









9/8/2015 11:51:22 AM

Sotheby’s Auction Coming to an Art App Near You

Sotheby’s

The auction house will collaborate with the start-up Artsy on an online-only sale of contemporary art in late October.









9/8/2015 10:54:42 AM

Sara Little Turnbull, Influential Product Designer, Dies at 97

Design

Ms. Little, who consulted for three decades for companies like 3M, General Mills and Coca-Cola, took inspiration from sources as varied as geishas, burglars and cheetahs.









9/7/2015 3:03:26 PM

The Whitney Taps Frank Stella for an Inaugural Retrospective at Its New Home

Art

The artist, known for his “Black Paintings” in the late 1950s, has continued to work well into his 70s and is currently producing spindly and surprisingly lightweight sculptures.









9/7/2015 3:00:02 AM

West Indian American Day Parade Comes Together One Costume at a Time

Parades

During the summer, hundreds of people construct the elaborate costumes seen at the parade in Brooklyn, often sprinting to the finish.









9/6/2015 3:55:19 PM

ArtsBeat: For Now, Taubman Sale Means No Gift for Detroit Museum

Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is not a named beneficiary in the will of A. Alfred Taubman, a former owner of Sotheby’s who helped shape the museum, but it may benefit from his private foundation in coming years.









9/6/2015 2:58:29 PM

Inside Art: Pérez Art Museum Miami Names Franklin Sirmans as New Director

Art

Mr. Sirmans is currently the department head and curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.