It only takes a gander down one allee of the Frieze Art Fair to realize just how important and prescient was Roberto Burle Marx, the Brazilian landscape architect and subject of a new Jewish Museum retrospective, how very contemporary in his cross-media grazing (landscape, architecture, jewelry design, sculpture, painting, drawing, tapestry, collage), how elegant and unique his view of the world.
Gyula Kosice (1924-2016) was an artistic innovator who used diverse materials to create beautiful abstract, often kinetic, works. He was also a dreamer and a visionary, who created models of what he called hydrospatial cities that would float through space.
Vengeance may best be served cold for some people, but in Strauss's Elektra it is a rite of unbridled passion and Nina Stemme conveys all...
This is a poem I wrote circa 2005. It first appeared on Youtube.
"You can't dabble in illustration," Vicki Morgan, the illustrators' rep, said. "You have to be committed to this work and not just do it when you need some money.
It's a phrase that resonates as we remember the warriors, the heroes, the veterans, those we continuously applaud, and particularly on Memorial Day, for their service.
Oscar Wilde's story - his rise and fall - remains fascinating. His plays were the toast of London and his 1895 masterwork The Importance of Being Earnest, was being staged at the time of his scandalous trial.
"Dear Senator Kennedy. I really admire the way you're running your campaign. I'm running for president of my student council, can you send me some tips?" Find out what the soon-to-be president John F. Kennedy replied to a young Laurie Anderson's letter.
Emily Davidson has everything a musician needs to make it as a world-class soloist -- the drive, the talent, and the charisma that musicians need to attract a following.
Ned Rorem is one of our most distinguished composers. In his long life of ninety-three years he has won most of the awards to be won, including a Pulitzer Prize.
This wasn't the only unexpected situation I had to face during the marathon. For instance, I found no living soul in the 24 hour supermarket, and a military parade in the most famous square of the city, piazza Duomo, right where I had planned to shoot people idly sitting on the churchyard.
When I was in law school, a professor made a startling pronouncement that captured my attention and remained with me throughout my professional career: "There is no such thing as good writing. There is only rewriting."
In "Vestiges from a Dream Pool", Lau presents imagined states of being, and the objects flourish with absence and change, where our impact on nature becomes nature's impact on us.
Taking place in the ancient Negev Desert of Israel during the week of June 8-12, 2016, is Midburn, the official regional event organized by the Israeli Burning Man community with 130 themed camps and 100 art installations.
Welcome back to Doin' Work: Flash Interviews With Contemporary Photographers. This is a place to celebrate the photographers who inspire me, and present you with an easily digestible bite of their personalities and work.