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  • The Countess de Brac as Aurora by Jean Marc Nattier
    Detroit Institute of Art Inside Out program set for 2014
    The Detroit Institute of Arts developed a program called Inside Out that brings masterpieces from the DIA’s collection to the streets of metro Detroit to engage residents in the appreciation of the artworks on display in the museum. This...
  • Picture of the cast of Mr. Selfridge
    'Mr. Selfridge' returns for second season on PBS Masterpiece
    "Mr. Selfridge," starring Emmy winner Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") in the title role, debuts its second season on Masterpiece Classic on PBS on Sunday, March 30, 2014. The drama is about the flamboyant American entrepreneur who...
  • Midsomer Murders
    Masterpiece presents ‘Midsomer Murders: Super Sleuths' on PBS
    Masterpiece on PBS is presenting a special on the popular British crime/mystery drama series “Midsomer Murders.” As a fan who watches the series regularly, curiosity took over as to what the special was about.The plot focuses on behind...
  • 'Downton Abbey' closes season four with royal ball
    'Downton Abbey' closes season four with royal ball
    The season four finale of Masterpiece Theatre's "Downton Abbey" aired in the U.S. on Feb. 23, 2014 on PBS. The aristocrats gathered for an elegantdebutantes' ball at Buckingham Palace, bringing an opportunity to don the best...
  • 'The Monuments Men' movie stills
    'The Monuments Men' is a lackluster account of history
    ‘The Monuments Men’ based on the book of the same name by Robert M. Edsel is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines...
  • New season of Downton Abbey ready to air
    New season of Downton Abbey ready to air
    By David Stewart WhiteFans of Downton Abbey don't have long to wait until the new season of the popular television series. But how long viewers wait depends in part upon where they're watching. British fans can see Downton in mid-September...
  • The potter shapes the clay into a masterpiece
    The potter shapes the clay into a masterpiece
    The wheel begins to turn starting slowly at a constant speed as two hands begin to shape the malleable clay. As the wheel continues to turn, the hands concentrate on certain areas shaping, perfecting, and defining the work of art into a...
  • "Sleepy" the art robot
    Artistic robot used to tell if sleep is picture perfect
    A collaboration project involving four companies, including French robotics company ABB, a worldwide leader in industrial robots, has coupled science with art in a remarkable sense to illustrate a person’s sleep.According to Reuters,robots...
  • This weekend:  PBS presents 'Downton Abbey Revisited'
    This weekend: PBS presents 'Downton Abbey Revisited'
    ‘Downton Abbey’ fans in the US - eagerly awaiting the broadcast of Season 3 in January - will be delighted to learn that a special program on this extraordinarily popular television series will be screened by PBS on Sunday, November 25...
  • 'Upstairs, Downstairs' DVD cover
    Catch up on 'Upstairs, Downstairs' tomorrow night on KLRU
    More often than not, PBS' Masterpiece series features period pieces which have been adapted from a classic piece of literature. Upstairs, Downstairs is the rare exception, being a series which originally ran in the 70s, with novelizations of...
  • Kenneth Branagh on the case in third season of 'Wallander'
    Kenneth Branagh on the case in third season of 'Wallander'
    Kenneth Branagh returns for a third season of “Wallander,” in which the acclaimed British actor and recently inducted knight plays a brooding Swedish police detective.The Oscar nominee recently spoke at the Television Critics...
  • Elton John and David Furnish
    Elton John and David Furnish miffed at Madonna's Golden Globe win
    Elton John and Madonna were both up for a Golden Globe, but when Madonna took home the trophy, David Furnish had a thing or two to say about it.PHOTOS: Elton John and partner David Furnish at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards.Furnish, John's...
  • Madonna
    Breaking: W.E. wins Golden Globe for Best Original Song
    Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry have won Golden Globe® Awards for Best Original Song - Motion Picture for their song “Masterpiece,” from the film W.E., at the 69th Annual Golden Globe® Awards. The Golden Globe® Awards...
  • MASTERPIECE
    British mysteries continue their mortal voyage across the Atlantic
    British/UK crime dramas and mysteries are a mainstay on public television and have beenunder the ‘MASTERPIECE’ genre. As the longest running primetime drama on American television, MASTERPIECE celebrates its 40th anniversary season in...
  • You are a masterpiece
    You are a masterpiece
    “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 The definition of a masterpiece is a creation that is considered the greatest...