REVIEW: A PERFECT STORM OF WEATHER AND RACISM IN ‘SHADOW/LAND'

Erika Dickerson-Despenza's play about Black women struggling to survive Hurricane Katrina gets an ear-tingling podcast production.

ROD WAVE AND LIL TJAY, TWO BRANDS OF SING-RAP WITH DIFFERENT BITE

Rod Wave's new album “SoulFly” extracts maximum melancholy, while Lil Tjay's “Destined 2 Win” can't find a firm grip.

 
 
 

MARY ELLEN MOYLAN, ‘FIRST GREAT BALANCHINE DANCER,' IS DEAD AT 95

The celebrated choreographer created roles for her. The critics hailed her. Yet her death a year ago went largely unnoticed in the...

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO NAMES ITS NEXT BOARD CHIEF

Denise Gardner, who will start in

 
 
 

‘OUR TOWNS' REVIEW: ACROSS AMERICA, SIGNS OF LIFE

In this companion piece to the book of the same title, James and Deborah Fallows search for revitalization in American cities that...

EDDY DE PRETTO IS THE PROUD SOUND OF A NEW FRANCE

Born in the Paris suburbs, the singer has made waves with two albums that draw as much from '60s chanson as contemporary hip-hop.

 
 
 

LINCOLN CENTER'S PLAZA IS GOING GREEN. REALLY

Lincoln Center, whose theaters remain closed by the pandemic, will cover the plaza around its fountain with a synthetic lawn as it...

BOLU BABALOLA'S STORIES RESET THE IDEA OF WHO SEES AND WHO IS SEEN

In Babalola's debut collection, “Love in Color,” the knight in shining armor doesn't necessarily wield a blade, but instead, the ability...

 
 
 

ONE MAN'S ATTEMPT TO SOLVE A MYSTERY AT THE TOP OF MOUNT EVEREST

In “The Third Pole,” the author and adventurer Mark Synnott documents his attempt to find the lost body of a 1924 explorer.

THE LONG TAIL OF APHEX TWIN'S ‘AVRIL 14TH'

A song released 20 years ago continues to inspire curiosity and covers by classical, experimental and pop artists.

 
 
 

‘TRANSFORMERS' AND A ZOMBIE COMEDY: WHAT ‘INVINCIBLE' IS MADE OF

The writer behind the Amazon Prime superhero show ‘Invincible' shares the films, comic books and characters he drew on to create the...

WITH A NEW MUSEUM, AFRICAN WORKERS TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR DESTINY

A Dutch artist worked with former plantation employees to create a “white cube” that they hope will one day display works returned...

 
 
 

CAMBODIANS DEMAND APOLOGY FOR KHMER ROUGE IMAGES WITH SMILING FACES

An Irish artist colorized portraits of Cambodian prisoners who were tortured, starved, beaten and killed. In some cases, he doctored...

EDINBURGH FESTIVALS WILL GO AHEAD, IN PERSON AND ONLINE

The Edinburgh International Festival, canceled last year, said it would proceed in August thanks to three specially built pavilions.

 
 
 

THE 15TH-CENTURY WOOL WORKER'S SON WHO MADE BOOKS FOR PRINCES AND POPES

“The Bookseller of Florence,” by Ross King, tells the history of Renaissance bookmaking through the story of Vespasiano da Bisticci,...

CLARICE LISPECTOR'S LESSONS IN BEING HUMAN

“An Apprenticeship” is a love story between a schoolteacher and a professor. But it's also a kind of spiritual treatise.

 
 
 

AND NOW, A CASE FOR THE ORDINARY

Maria Kuznetsova's novel “Something Unbelievable” shows how unspectacular moments can transcend their confines, how spectacular the...

THE SECRET OF ONGOINGNESS, IN A NOVEL ABOUT A RETIREMENT HOME

In “Aviary,” by Deirdre McNamer, a fire at a senior living facility reveals the entangled lives of its inhabitants.

 
 
 

THE CITY THAT WON'T SHUT UP FILLS TWO NEW BOOKS WITH ITS BABBLE

“New Yorkers,” an oral history by Craig Taylor, and “Names of New York,” Joshua Jelly-Schapiro's chronicle of street names, capture...

FRANK GEHRY IS TOO BUSY TO RETIRE

The Pritzker-winning architect is focusing on social justice projects - and can be something of a lightning rod - but he also has lighthearted...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Impressionist Landscape Painting "Colorful Memories" by...

Aspen Tree Painting, Impressionist Landscape Painting "Colorful Memories" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

Palette Knife Oil Painting 30"x40"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Grace Schacterle

Grace Schacterle

Grace SchacterleUnconventional Beauty2021Foam, plaster, wax, oil paint, pressed flowers, gorilla glue, super glue Unconventional Beauty a piece to represent all of the people... Read more ...

Domestika Live Feed

Domestika Live Feed

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Rod's Ice

Rod's Ice

8"x 8" oil on canvas Posted April 13, 2021 sold • private collection Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting,”Enveloped

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting,”Enveloped

Flowing blue water in the sunlight moving against the rocks. 24"x36"/sold Fine Art Reproductions are available, framed or unframed HERE View my available work at Read more ...

Saquila House / Magaña Calderón

Saquila House / Magaña Calderón

Cortesía de Magaña Calderón architects: Magaña Calderón Location: Queretaro, Mexico Project Year: 2019 Photograph: Courtesy of Magaña Calderón Area: 454.0 m2 Read more ...

ROAD, SKY, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

ROAD, SKY, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

“ROAD TRIP” 5x7 inch oil painting. Bidding starts at $25 here Read more ...

Lost tribes, Marin Majic

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Blackout, Brian Finke

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De Hartenplaats. Toldijk, The Netherlands

De Hartenplaats. Toldijk, The Netherlands

De Hartenplaats. De Hartenplaats. Toldijk, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 24 x 40 cm. Read more ...