MATTHEW LEWIS CAN'T BELIEVE HE'S A ROMANTIC LEAD, EITHER

The actor, best known as the clumsy Neville Longbottom of “Harry Potter” fame, is a dashing suitor in the PBS reboot of “All Creatures...

HOW THEATER STEPPED UP TO MEET THE TRUMP ERA

As artists saw liberties threatened and inequities exacerbated, the stage became more thrillingly urgent than it had been in decades.

 
 
 

THE DEVILISH LIFE AND ART OF LUCIAN FREUD, IN FULL DETAIL

William Feaver's “The Lives of Lucian Freud: Fame, 1968-2011” completes a two-volume biography of the pioneering realist painter.

PAGING THROUGH BROADWAY WHILE THE STAGES ARE DARK

As she packs her things to make a move, a critic lingers over her memories, many slickly packaged, some not.

 
 
 

MORGAN WALLEN DEBUTS AT NO. 1 AND SMASHES A COUNTRY STREAMING RECORD

“Dangerous: The Double Album” had 240 million streams - more than double the previous high set by Luke Combs.

A THEATER SERVES AS A COURTHOUSE, PROVOKING DRAMA OFFSTAGE

Black artists and activists in Birmingham, England, say the city's largest playhouse has sold out by leasing its auditoriums to the...

 
 
 

PHIL SPECTOR: HEAR 15 ESSENTIAL SONGS

He was convicted of murder and died an inmate in California, but the producer's work in the early 1960s is an inextricable part of...

THE MYSTERY OF THE PAINTING THIEVES LOVE

What is it about a Frans Hals painting housed at a tiny Dutch museum that has made it so popular with thieves, who have stolen it three...

 
 
 

FINDING A FOOTHOLD FOR NORDIC SKIING IN RURAL ALASKA

The harsh wind-hammered tundra sometimes complicates the prospect, as do the polar bears. But the children are enthusiastic pupils.

WHAT'S ON TV THIS WEEK: ‘SALT-N-PEPA' AND ‘PAINTING WITH JOHN'

Lifetime airs a movie about the all-female rap group. And John Lurie shares his wisdom on HBO.

 
 
 

WITH NEW URGENCY, ARTS GROUPS HIRE DIVERSITY OFFICERS

Cultural institutions are recruiting people of color to lead their transformation efforts. But hiring one leader doesn't mean the work...

A TRIP INTO THE OTHERWORLDLY WITH ADRIENNE KENNEDY AS GUIDE

A digital four-play retrospective, capped by a world premiere, illuminates this writer's fascination with doubling, violence and Black...

 
 
 

MOVIES TO STREAM FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Seven recent films help commemorate King's legacy in fighting for racial justice.

PHIL SPECTOR, MUSIC PRODUCER KNOWN FOR THE ‘WALL OF SOUND,' DIES AT 81

Mr. Spector, one of the most influential figures in popular music, was serving a prison sentence for the murder of a woman who was...

 
 
 

HOW A HISTORIAN GOT CLOSE, MAYBE TOO CLOSE, TO A NAZI THIEF

Over nearly a decade, Jonathan Petropoulos met dozens of times with a man who helped the Nazis loot Jewish art collections, a complicated...

MAKE A MAZE WITH NEWSPAPER

With some thoughtful folding and a little tape, you can make your own hand-held game.

 
 
 

THINGS TO DO AT HOME

This week, celebrate Martin Luther King's Birthday, revisit “The West Wing” and explore a new exhibit from the National Museum of Women...

 
 
 

HOW TO COMMEMORATE MARTIN LUTHER KING'S LEGACY IN 2021

Here are ways to commemorate Dr. King's legacy, whether you want to commit to a day of service or learn about the history of the civil...

SYLVAIN SYLVAIN OF THE PROTO-PUNK BAND NEW YORK DOLLS DIES AT 69

He was a core member of a group that had limited commercial success in the early 1970s and didn't last long but proved hugely influential.

 
 
 



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 ...

Contemporary, Impressionistic Landscape Floral Palette Knife Original Oil...

Contemporary, Impressionistic Landscape Floral Palette Knife Original Oil Painting by Sheri Jones

Blue Front 20x16 oil on canvas This is a house I walk by in my neighborhood. I loved the light and colorful trim and have thought about painting it for a while. I took artistic... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Fine Art Prints in Various Sizes and Substrates are Available HERE Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink Painting "FLOWERS BY...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink Painting "FLOWERS BY THE WINDOW" by Contemporary Artist Lou Jordan

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink 14"x11" Alcohol ink on Yupo , matted and Framed Read more ...

Pine Tree, Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape...

Pine Tree, Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Solitary Pine” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

One solitary pine tree stands alone on this remote dirt road, like a Great Ruler surveying his subjects below. Farmlands stretch out in the distance, protected by a range of... Read more ...

Red Glass, Blue Glass, Glass Sculpture, Glass Tray, Glass Art, Contemporary...

Red Glass, Blue Glass, Glass Sculpture, Glass Tray, Glass Art, Contemporary Art, “A TROPICAL RAINBOW” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

24"x8"x1/4 " Glass Tray/Sculpture /Available $450 This price includes insured shipping within the U.S. Click H ERE to purchase. Visit to Read more ...

Rebirth of Twelve Homesteads / gad·line+ studio

Rebirth of Twelve Homesteads / gad·line+ studio

1 courtyard. Image gad·line+ studio Location: Tai'an, Shandong, China Project Year: 2020 Photographs: ZY Architectural Photography Photographs: Jie Pan Area: 2216.0 m2 Read more ...

Pandemic Pillow Painting in Update

Pandemic Pillow Painting in Update

I was going to be random about the placement of the cut color printouts of the photos of our pandemic pillows play. Then I decided that organizing them by color or pattern... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Fine Art Prints in Various Sizes and Substrates are Available HERE Read more ...

Ger House / AtelierJun

Ger House / AtelierJun

84-5 Ganghwadong-ro 74beon-gil, Gilsang-myeon, Kanghwa, Incheon, South Korea Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Namgoong Sun Area: 99.0 m2 Read more ...

Moynihan Train Hall / SOM

Moynihan Train Hall / SOM

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Location: New York, United States Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Nicholas Knight | Empire State Development Photographs: Lucas Blair Simpson | SOM... Read more ...