Culture

Eighties exhibit at home with housewares

October 16, 2007 • 0
In the 1980s, one company made it possible for everyday people to display works by renowned architects — on their own kitchen tables. “The Architect’s Table: Swid Powell and Postmodern Design,” currently on display at the Yale University Art Gallery, features pieces from the collection of Swid Powell — a company founded in 1982 by »
Culture

Students revere prof. performer

October 9, 2007 • 0
Some Yale professors draw crowds of hundreds with lectures on their latest novel or a pressing topic in international affairs. Others, like legendary School of Music piano faculty member Claude Frank, don’t say a word when they step on stage. Tonight, Frank will perform the first recital of the season in the Music School’s Horowitz »
Culture

Art gallery keeps love in mind

February 13, 2007 • 0
Bitter at the sickening boxed-chocolate sweetness of Valentine’s Day? Curious about how they said “I love you” before Hallmark? For a less sugar-coated approach to making love, check out the new love-themed exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery opening just in time for Valentine’s Day. “Made for Love: Selections from the Jane Katcher Collection »