Hyperallergic staffers pick their favorite destinations within three hours of the city.
Coney Island has a history as dizzying as any of the roller coasters, carousels, sideshows, and other frenetic attractions that have operated on its piece of Brooklyn shore.
HARTFORD, Conn. — The Wadsworth Atheneum’s fixed-up and rehung Morgan Great Hall, a soaring gallery filled with paintings and sculptures spanning 300 BCE to 1891 CE, reopens to the public Saturday after being closed for six years.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, announced this week the acquisition of a curious memorial from the US Civil War that stands eight feet tall and is embedded with bone.
Long before Desperate Housewives, Honey Boo Boo, or any of those viral BuzzFeed lists, there was the American side show.
The Wadsworth Atheneum has acquired a significant self portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi, “Self-Portrait as a Lute Player” (c. 1616–18).
After living through two wars and emigrating from his native Iraq, Ahmed Alsoudani began his study of art in the U.S. shortly before the events of 9/11. Talk about timing. To say this history has influenced his work would be an understatement — it may well be its defining characteristic.