WHAT WE LEARNED FROM MENA SUVARI'S BOOK ON THE ‘DARK PART' OF HER LIFE

In her new memoir, the “American Beauty” and “American Pie” actor opens up about years of sexual abuse and drug addiction, as well...

‘ALICE NEEL: PEOPLE COME FIRST'

The artist's career-spanning survey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is about to close.

 
 
 

FINDING THE ‘BELIEVERS' WHO WILL REMAKE A DAMAGED EARTH

In a travelogue, Lisa Wells searches for communities and individuals committed to healing the damage of climate change.

CITY BALLET DANCER CAUGHT IN TEXTING SCANDAL WILL RETIRE

Amar Ramasar, a principal dancer who was denounced by colleagues for sharing vulgar texts, will leave the company in May.

 
 
 

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATER FESTIVAL TRIES TO WEATHER THE STORMS

The annual summer festival in Massachusetts has tried to adapt amid the pandemic and calls for more diversity onstage.

TED LASSO LEADS A NEW ERA OF SINCERE TV

Two decades ago, TV's most distinctive stories were defined by a tone of ironic detachment. Today, they're more often sincere and direct....

 
 
 

A TRICK OF THE EYE TURNS A LUXURIOUS EMBASSY INSIDE OUT

The French delegation in Rome is staging some of the city's boldest public art projects. The latest, by the street artist JR, cuts...

JAY PHAROAH IS READY TO PLAY SUPERMAN

The comedian and actor talks about his new romantic comedy, the importance of Charlie and Eddie Murphy and why bombing onstage is a...

 
 
 

BRITNEY SPEARS FILES TO REMOVE FATHER JAMIE SPEARS FROM CONSERVATORSHIP

More than 13 years after a strict legal arrangement gave James P. Spears control of the singer's affairs, a new lawyer for Ms. Spears...

THEY POOLED THEIR ART TO CREATE A NEST EGG. THEY SAY IT WAS A MISTAKE

Hundreds of artists entrusted thousands of works to a company, the Artist Pension Trust, on the promise of sharing in sale proceeds,...

 
 
 

THE ENDURING WHIMSY AND WONDERMENT OF ERIC CARLE

The beloved children's author and illustrator died in May. But his irrepressible spirit lives on in his books.

JACKIE MASON, 93, DIES; TURNED KVETCHING INTO COMEDY GOLD

He kept the borscht belt style of comedy alive long after the Catskills resorts had closed and eventually brought it, triumphantly,...

 
 
 

JACKIE MASON, 93, DIES; TURNED KVETCHING INTO COMEDY GOLD

He kept the borscht belt style of comedy alive long after the Catskills resorts had closed and eventually brought it, triumphantly,...

A SON OF GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ TENDERLY RECALLS HIS PARENTS

In “A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes,” Rodrigo Garcia chronicles his parents' final days, including his celebrated father's struggle...

 
 
 

POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS TEST HALTS SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK FOR THIRD NIGHT

“Merry Wives,” an adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, had already pushed back its opening night by nearly two weeks after an injury...

ALICE CLARK BROWN, BLACK STAR IN A WHITE CIRCUS, DIES AT 68

At a time when Ringling Brothers had few Black performers, she dazzled with aerial ballet and balanced on galloping elephants.

 
 
 

COMFORT VIEWING: 3 REASONS I LOVE ‘COMMUNITY'

This cult favorite comedy had a simple premise, but its mission was more complex: to deconstruct the modern sitcom.

WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Tomatoes and tiny travel.

 
 
 
 
 
 



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 ...

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021 Time: 1:30PM to 4:00pm Address: 1460 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113 Join us to sketch one of Cleveland's up end coming neighborhoods. Hingetown is... Read more ...

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

'A River Runs Through It' 9x12 pastel on board ©Karen Margulis. $275 There is something special about plein air studies. Even if they aren't perfect frame worthy- paintings... Read more ...

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Sorry for the hiatus in blog posts - I had a wonderful two-week visit from my sister, during which we saw friends, looked at art, ate in restaurants, bought art supplies and... Read more ...

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Lines on a page, deliberately rendered, brings to light a world imagined by Pushpa Kumari. Using only a pen and ink on paper, Kumari visualizes a domain energized by religion... Read more ...

A Bold Shiviti

A Bold Shiviti

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Still Life With Roemer

Still Life With Roemer

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No. 38

No. 38

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DIY Delft Blue Tags!

DIY Delft Blue Tags Hello, Graphics Fairy friends! Diana from Dreams Factory here, ready to share... Read more ...

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal by Julie Rohrer!

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal Hey, everyone! Julie Rohrer of August Birdsong, one of our... Read more ...

19th Century Phrenology Kit! Graphics Fairy Premium Membership

Our Latest Bundle from our Premium Membership Site! This Bundle includes: 16 High Resolution... Read more ...