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...
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.
Turn off the news, put your shoes on. Take me on a date, to the movies tonight. We'll park the car, our masks, the world outside, and head into the old theater, where they play reels in black and white.
he Seventh Annual Lilly Awards on May 23rd, 2016 at Signature Theatre was a rousing salute to women who made significant contributions to theater and activism. It began with a video of a recent protest in front of Dublin's Abbey Theater decrying a male-dominated commemorative season.
Whenever my apartment is painted I get stranded and need refuge. From early morning to early evening I cannot stay in the apartment, also my studio-office, while a fresh coat of paint is lathered onto the walls.
At last, I can talk about Hamilton. It hasn't been easy, waiting, wondering: what is all the fuss about -- is it for real? Not that I doubted Hamilton. I just couldn't get a ticket.