WHAT'S ON TV WEDNESDAY: ‘THE MAGICIANS' AND ‘TRIGGER WARNING WITH KILLER MIKE'

Syfy's risqué magic show returns for a fourth season. And the rapper Killer Mike hosts a documentary series on Netflix.

RUSSELL BAKER, TIMES COLUMNIST AND CELEBRATED HUMORIST, DIES AT 93

Mr. Baker, who won the Pulitzer Prize twice, spent decades at The New York Times and had a second career as the host of “Masterpiece...

 
 
 

REVIEW: COLIN QUINN WON'T BE PIGEONHOLED IN ‘RED STATE BLUE STATE'

In a smart if sometimes shaggy monologue that ponders a divided nation, Mr. Quinn worries about more than the occupant of the White...

REVIEW: IN ‘EDDIE AND DAVE,' VAN HALEN GETS A MAKEOVER

Amy Staats's tale of the rowdy rise of the rock band lets women loose in the glam metal boys' club.

 
 
 

THE CARPETBAGGER: LADY GAGA SLEPT THROUGH OSCAR NOMINATIONS, THEN ‘I JUST BURST INTO TEARS'

“These are not Oscar nominations for me,” said Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta. “These are Oscar nominations for the Germanottas.”

SPIKE LEE REACTS TO HIS FIRST BEST-DIRECTOR NOMINATION

The filmmaker behind “BlacKkKlansman” likes being the underdog: “We're the dark horse in the race, pun intended.”

 
 
 

ASK A SHOWRUNNER: ‘YOU': SERA GAMBLE ON THE NETFLIX BUMP AND SELF-RIGHTEOUS MALE FEMINISTS

The showrunner of the hit series about a charming stalker is also behind the Syfy fan favorite “The Magicians,” Season 4 of which begins...

BOOKS OF THE TIMES: A MOTHER LOSES A SON TO SUICIDE, BUT THEIR DIALOGUE CONTINUES

Yiyun Li began writing her latest novel, “Where Reasons End,” in the months after her teenage son committed suicide in 2017.

 
 
 

RICHARD E. GRANT REACTS TO NEWS OF HIS FIRST OSCAR NOMINATION: WITH TEARS

He says he and his “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” star, Melissa McCarthy, cried together. “We were just a blub fest. No shame in being...

SHOWING DANCE'S HIDDEN SIDE AT MOMA

Movement Research brings its often private, investigative work into a very public forum: the atrium at the Museum of Modern Art.

 
 
 

RUTH BADER GINSBURG REACTS TO OSCAR NOMINATION FOR ‘RBG'

The documentary filmmakers called the Supreme Court justice at home to tell her the news.

BOOKS NEWS: BOLLINGEN PRIZE IN AMERICAN POETRY AND NOMINEES FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AND EDGAR ALLAN POE AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED

The Oscar nominations get all the attention, but Tuesday was a busy day for literary honors as well.

 
 
 

YALITZA APARICIO IS THE OSCARS' FIRST INDIGENOUS MEXICAN ACTRESS NOMINEE

Up for an Academy Award for “Roma,” she says the honor shows “you're not limited by your race or your class or your ethnicity or your...

‘AMERICAN SON' PLAY STARRING KERRY WASHINGTON WILL BE ADAPTED BY NETFLIX

Ms. Washington said on “The Tonight Show” on Monday that the Netflix version will “kind of be this movie-play hybrid event.”

 
 
 

THE CARPETBAGGER: THE OSCARS DIDN'T SAY RYAN COOGLER'S NAME, BUT MARVEL'S KEVIN FEIGE WILL

After “Black Panther” earned Marvel Studios its first best-picture nomination, an excited Feige emphasized “the importance of inclusion.”

ARMING A CHORUS OF WOMEN WITH SCISSORS

Julia Wolfe's new oratorio, “Fire in my mouth,” is about the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire. She scoured New York's garment district...

 
 
 

GLENN CLOSE REACTS TO HER 7TH NOMINATION: IT SAYS ‘MY WORK STILL MATTERS'

But the actress says that first she had to grapple with her “problematic” character in “The Wife,” a woman in the shadows of her Nobel-winning...

RAMI MALEK ON FREDDIE MERCURY, BRYAN SINGER AND THE OSCARS

With his first Oscar nomination, for best actor, the star of “Bohemian Rhapsody” looks back on a role he doesn't want to leave behind.

 
 
 

HANNAH BEACHLER, THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN OSCAR NOMINEE FOR PRODUCTION DESIGN, REACTS

The designer's work on “Black Panther” was one of the seven nominations the film received.

BROADWAY ‘MOCKINGBIRD' PRECLUDES BRITISH ‘MOCKINGBIRD'

A British production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been canceled after the producer Scott Rudin asserted his stage rights to the book.

 
 
 



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 ...

Caravia Beach Junior Suites & Restaurant / Mastrominas ARChitecture

Caravia Beach Junior Suites & Restaurant / Mastrominas ARChitecture

© Yiorgis Yerolympos Architects: Mastrominas ARChitecture Location: Marmari 853 00, Greece Category: Restaurant Area: 3000.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Yiorgis... Read more ...

Raleigh Campsite in Guizhou / Architectural Design Institute of South China...

Raleigh Campsite in Guizhou / Architectural Design Institute of South China University of Technology

© Li Yao Architects: Architectural Design Institute of South China University of Technology Location: Pingqiao Village, Zhexiang Town, Zhenfeng County, Guizhou Province... Read more ...

Oh my gosh. I completed my first scene on a 2D feature

Oh my gosh. I completed my first scene on a 2D feature

Oh my gosh... I completed my first scene on a 2D feature, and TAIKOStudios just received some incredible news in the same morning. All I can think about are the countless... Read more ...

Jazz Portrait Painting,Guitar, Music Art Paintings "Jazzy Guitar" By Texas...

Jazz Portrait Painting,Guitar, Music Art Paintings "Jazzy Guitar" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/sold FINE ART PRINTS of this piece are available H ERE Visit to Read more ...

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

Tim Gamble is a Manchester, UK-based photographer who uses light-painting techniques to create surreal and abstract artworks. His photos are almost entirely created in-camera... Read more ...

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

I'm pleased and excited to announce the dates of my workshops and retreat for 2018: This is a SAVE THE DATE post. More details will follow - and, registration is not yet open... Read more ...

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY ONE

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY ONE

We had another successful and fun watercolor workshop at the Wolf Creek Winery in Norton, Ohio, in August. It was a three-day workshop this year, and we had a full house - an... Read more ...

Upcoming WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP at Vallecito Lake

Upcoming WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP at Vallecito Lake

Please join me for my August workshop at Vallecito Lake, near Durango, CO: This will be a 3-day workshop again this year, but I've moved it up to August, rather than September... Read more ...

PUNKRAFT / ater.architects

PUNKRAFT / ater.architects

© Andrey Avdeenko Architects: ater.architects Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Lead Architects: Alexander Ivasiv, Yuliya Tkachenko Art Works: Alexander Grebenyuk Area: 215.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Sunset, Abstract Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Contemporary Art For Sale...

Sunset, Abstract Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Contemporary Art For Sale, “Saharan Sunset” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The textures will draw you in, the colors will soothe your soul and the collage will make you smile. Need I say more? 12.25"x10.25"x.1.5" Acrylic on Panel /Available $450 Read more ...