‘THE POWER OF THE DOG' | ANATOMY OF A SCENE

The screenwriter and director Jane Campion narrates an intimate sequence between Benedict Cumberbatch and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

TWO NOVELISTS, AVI AND BRIAN FARREY, USE FICTION TO SHOW KIDS WHY FACTS MATTER

“Loyalty” and “The Counterclockwise Heart” - set in 1774 Boston and a fairy-tale kingdom divided against itself - explore how misinformation...

 
 
 

WATCH A SEDUCTIVE MOMENT IN ‘THE POWER OF THE DOG'

Jane Campion narrates an intimate scene between Benedict Cumberbatch and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

REVIEW: ‘ADDRESSLESS' IS ON THE STREETS AND IN YOUR HOME

This hybrid of theater and game asks us to consider homelessness empathetically but can't overcome the friction between education and...

 
 
 

HEROIC OUTCASTS WHO RESHAPED AMERICA

James R. Gaines's “The Fifties” describes a decade when opposition to a stifling national consensus was costly and courageous.

SEEKING ENLIGHTENMENT, HE DISAPPEARED INTO A HIKER'S BERMUDA TRIANGLE

In “Lost in the Valley of Death,” Harley Rustad follows the long and winding road that led Justin Alexander Shetler to India's Parvati...

 
 
 

NEW IN PAPERBACK: ‘HARLEM SHADOWS' AND ‘THE BLACK CHURCH'

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

FROM BLOOD AND PHLEGM TO ALCOHOL AND DEFENESTRATION, NOVELS OF HEARTACHE

Fiction by Mina Seçkin, Lisa Harding, Neel Patel and Renée Branum tells of transnational family and loss.

 
 
 

ONE OPERA OPENING WOULD MAKE ANY COMPOSER HAPPY. HE HAS TWO

Ricky Ian Gordon's “Intimate Apparel” and “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis” are premiering in New York almost simultaneously.

DAMIEN HIRST'S MEDIUM IS THE ART MARKET

He might be Britain's richest artist, but with each attempt to monetize his talent, Hirst's originality as a conceptual sculptor becomes...

 
 
 

THE FRENCH NATURALIST WHO LOVED TO PAINT MUSHROOMS

Jean-Henri Fabre, known for his popular books on insects, was a man of many hobbies.

MEAT LOAF, ‘BAT OUT OF HELL' SINGER AND ACTOR, DIES AT 74

In his six-decade career, the singer, born Marvin Lee Aday, sold millions of albums and acted in films.

 
 
 

LATE NIGHT CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF PRESIDENT BIDEN

“A year ago, Biden pledged to address Covid, the economy, climate change and racial injustice. And good news - after 12 months of tireless...

ELZA SOARES, WHO PUSHED THE BOUNDARIES OF BRAZILIAN MUSIC, DIES AT 91

She rose from a favela in Rio to samba stardom in the 1960s. But her career was later overshadowed by an affair with a famous soccer...

 
 
 

REVIEW: IN ‘WHISPER HOUSE,' THE LIVING ARE THE PAWNS OF THE DEAD

A lighthouse keeper, the nephew living with her and a Japanese employee are on alert for U-boats and graver threats in this chamber...

ADELE DELAYS LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY BECAUSE OF COVID AMONG CREW

The shows will be rescheduled, she said, describing herself as “gutted” and “really embarrassed.”

 
 
 
 
 
 

TAYLOR MAC EXPLORES THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HANG

A new jazz opera reimagines Socrates' final hours. Expect queer romps, ancient Greek in-jokes and plenty of tulle.

DRAWING, A CURE FOR THE JANUARY BLAHS

The medium is our art critic's favorite - and this is a rich moment to indulge in works on paper, from the Drawing Center to the weeklong...

 
 
 



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 ...

Initiate Protocols

Initiate Protocols

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Los Angeles Ends Free Public Transportation Experiment with Plans of Future...

Los Angeles Ends Free Public Transportation Experiment with Plans of Future Reduced-Fare Transits

Metro Transit - LA. Image © 2019 LACMTA Metro Following California's Covid-19 health regulations in early 2020, Metro , the Los Angeles public transit agency stopped collecting... Read more ...

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Museum of Architecture launch the Treehouses...

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Museum of Architecture launch the Treehouses at Kew Design Competition

© Jeff Eden Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the Museum of Architecture have launched a competition to find three exceptional designs to create three treehouses across RBG Kew's... Read more ...

Rotonda House / Alberto Campo Baeza

Rotonda House / Alberto Campo Baeza

Madrid, Spain Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Javier Callejas Photographs: Area: 600.0 m2 Read more ...

Review: ‘Addressless' Is on the Streets and in Your Home

This hybrid of theater and game asks us to consider homelessness empathetically but can't overcome the friction between education and entertainment. Read more ...

Two Novelists, Avi and Brian Farrey, Use Fiction to Show Kids Why Facts Matter

“Loyalty” and “The Counterclockwise Heart” - set in 1774 Boston and a fairy-tale kingdom divided against itself - explore how misinformation stokes fear and incites violence. Read more ...

Four Piece Contemporary Abstract Quadruvium Painting by "Quadruvium CLXIV...

Four Piece Contemporary Abstract Quadruvium Painting by "Quadruvium CLXIV " Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

43.5"x12.5"x1.75"/Sold Commissions welcome. Visit to Read more ...

Teemaa Teahouse / Yatofu Creatives

Teemaa Teahouse / Yatofu Creatives

Helsinki, Finland Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Aleksi Tikkala Area: 80.0 m2 Read more ...

A Photographic Tour of the “Casa de los Milagros” By Mexican Architect...

A Photographic Tour of the “Casa de los Milagros” By Mexican Architect Danilo Veras Godoy

Casa de los milagros / Danilo Veras Godoy. Image © Naser Nader Ibrahim The "Casa de los Milagros" , located in the cloudy forest on the outskirts of Xalapa , Veracruz and... Read more ...

Call for Entries: Reconstruction and Improvement Plans for Weiming...

Call for Entries: Reconstruction and Improvement Plans for Weiming Environmental Protection Projects of Demonstration Zone of Green and Integrated Ecological Development of the Yangtze River Delta

1. Organization Guiding Organization: Housing and Urban-Rural Development Bureau Of JiaShan Host: Jiashan Weiming Environmental Protection Energy Co., Ltd. Technical Support... Read more ...