In John, Annie Baker's new play that opens the Signature Theater's new season, there is an abundance of ideas kicking around -- some funny, some pensive, some just weird -- but to what end they lead is elusive.
Peter Gelb: Take note! Though the Met audiences expect their (significant) money's worth, with all the union troubles this year, bringing productions like this one for a "newcomers" series at the Met with reduced prices could be an answer to building new audiences. Just sayin'.
From the historical to the contemporary, from city centers to the far-flung reaches of the Arctic Circle, there is an abundance of events and exhibitions drawing art lovers to the northernmost reaches of Europe.
Mystery and intrigue may be synonymous with the city of Venice, but the latest imbroglio between politicians and preservationists there seems a little more ham-handed.
Initially, Catherine's art collecting was a political pursuit, part of a calculated strategy to transform Russia from northern backwater to European superpower.
I recently sat down with Raul Gonzalez III to talk about the origins of his work and new directions in his work. Raul grew up in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico and is now based in Boston, MA.
Twenty-five-year-old Mac Demarco has been called many things since he broke onto the indie scene with his third album, Salad Days: "Goofball," "brohemian hero," even the "Salvador Dali of indie rock."
When one thinks about threads within contemporary painting and especially the post-Pop genre of Magic Realism, Leonardo da Vinci doesn't come up all that often -- but then neither does egg tempera, the delicate but rewarding pigment formula da Vinci used to paint the Last Supper mural.
He did leave an indelible impression on Mark Hawwa, who was so "suitably" inspired by a photo he came across of a dapper Draper astride a vintage Matchless motorcycle, that he was inspired to create The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride.
With the internet, this model has been challenged to some extent, however creative works are still beyond the reach of everyday people because of the money and technology barriers to buying and selling.
Anyone who has paid the slightest attention to American advertising over the past few decades knows that we live in a youth-obsessed society. From Botox injections to "anti-aging creams," products and services are constantly being hyped that purport to make a person look wrinkle-free and younger than their stated age.
Once again, under the full 'blue' moon and the skies of Ashfield, Massachusetts, I was treated to some of the best theatre there is.
On the 19th, I attended Hannush's Under, performed by The Con-Etiquette Players. Using flashbacks between a psychiatric hospital and Yale University, a group of millennials explore the themes of friendship, mental illness and ambition.
Tradition meets revolution in this fascinating and captivating group exhibition featuring new contemporary art from the Czech Republic.
Kathryn Hamilton is a performance maker based in New York City and Istanbul. She is the founder and director of the New York-based company Sister Sylvester, and a member of Köşe, an art space in Istanbul.
Every dog has its day -- August 26th to be exact. Here at UGallery, we have a big soft spot for pups, and it's no secret that we're smitten with canine-inspired artwork. In honor of National Dog Day, what better way could we celebrate man's best friend than by featuring one of our rockstar pet commission specialists, Lesli DeVito.
New Zealander Steph Brown and West Virginia-born multi-instrumentalist and producer Fen Ikner are Lips, an electronic pop act characterised by a girl with giant lips for a head.