Lauren Motzkin
Contributing Reporter
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Yalie composer splits YSO in three

For the first time in history, the Yale Symphony Orchestra will be divided into three parts all on the same stage this month. The YSO […]

School of Art blurring boundaries

At the Yale School of Art, students in the graphic design concentration produce sculptures and video, painters use the Internet as a medium, and sculptors […]

Gallery says Velazquez attribution is official

It’s official: As far as the Yale University Art Gallery is concerned, its collection now has one more Velazquez. Three months ago, the gallery made […]

New Morse theater to help alleviate stage crunch

While Morsels and Stilesians explore the practice rooms and gym of their refurbished basement, undergraduate theater and dance communities are vying for access to another […]

Yale art thief sentenced to 3 years

The man charged with stealing 39 pieces of art from various Yale and New Haven buildings, including the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life and […]

At YCBA exhibit, travel is glamorous again

“Art For All: British Posters for Transit,” an exhibition of more than 100 travel posters from 20th-century Britain, opened this week at the Yale Center […]

YUAG renovations on schedule

The two large red cranes on Chapel Street, the scaffolding and protective fencing around the periphery of Egerton Swartwout’s Old Art Gallery and Street Hall, […]

UP CLOSE | A new push for renewal

In the 1950s and 60s, the Yale University Art Gallery undertook a zealous conservation project for its collection of 13th- and 14th-century Italian paintings, removing […]

Edmund Pillsbury ’65, 1943-2010 | Second director grew YCBA

Edmund Pillsbury ’65, who served as the second director of the Yale Center for British Art from 1976 to 1980, died Thursday in Dallas from […]

Charles Ryskamp GRD ’56, 1928-2010 | Patron lent collection

Charles Ryskamp GRD ’56, a long-time collaborator with and friend of the Yale Center for British Art, died from cancer in New York early Friday […]

Dorms through the ages: from fancy to functional

A black-and-white photograph of a Durfee suite from the 1870s features Victorian drapery, an end-of-the-century oak armchair and a rococo revival curvy-legged table. The elegant […]