The Shout! Factory release of "The Marx Brothers TV Collection," an omnibus of the Brothers Marx's post-film career TV appearances, is occasion enough to celebrate once more the irrepressible talents of Groucho, Chico and Harpo Marx.
Chinese President Xi Jinping,
I attended the exhibition and found the art breathtaking and the history fascinating. However, recent developments in Chinese-Czech relations are even more interesting than ancient artifacts.
Her process in putting this book together as a singular object in itself -- pulling together a multifaceted story out of disparate elements -- manifests the same aesthetic impulse to combine and reconfigure materials into a larger, complex but cohesive, holistic vision.
To the Left of Me (Exodus Project), 2014. Joshua Tree, CA. Preliminary work for an upcoming solo show at Shulamit Gallery: Spring, 2015. Digital photograph. ExodusJoshuaTree.com I am currently working on a year-long project, which began in Joshua Tree, CA. I collected preliminary reference materials and DV...
My fear was that in creating truthful work, I would finally be seen and would no longer be able to hide behind a safe facade. Yet when I consulted my desires, that was exactly what I wanted and what had lead me out of that religion in the first place.
Live Jazz Show Review,
Regina Carter's Southern Comfort,
Southern Field Songs,
On Saturday August 16, 2014 the violinist Regina Carter brought some Southern Comfort to the New York's Jazz Standard.
The obscure menace of the interior is the fascinating and deftly implemented curatorial concept for Interiors, a group show of photographs.
Since the premiere of L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin, Susan and I have been flooded with positive messages and encouragement. We have been swaddled in what seemed to be a warm comforting safety blanket... until seven days later.
Editors Note: The following story is fictional. A young man and a young woman sit on separate benches in a park. Both in business attire, they tap away on their smartphones oblivious to the world until a ragged old man wanders in...
Here Lies Love,
How To Get Away With Murder,
Summer might be winding down, but don't whip out your scarves and riding boots just yet -- unless they accentuate your disco dancing moves.
I created these political cartoons to express my feelings about the current situation in Ferguson, MO. I am a native of St. Louis, by way of East St. Louis, Illinois, a community that mirrors Ferguson in it's racial and socio-economic climate.
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What if you could choose body parts like you choose a pair of shoes? And what if these prosthetics could help you do new things and express new parts of yourself? Aimee Mullins shares what she calls the poetry of prosthetics.
Less famous is the story behind Poe's choice of bird. There is reason to believe that Poe originally planned to have a parrot, rather than a raven, utter the refrain 'Nevermore' in the poem.
For lovers of art and design, a travel itinerary should always include a good bookstore among its listings of local museums and art galleries. After all, a great bookstore is often a destination unto itself. Here are of ten of the most sensational bookstores for art and design around the world.
World War I,
"In 1914 the Great War began... and has lasted ever since." This quote can be found at the DOX Center for Contemporary Art in Prague the capital of the 'heart of Europe.'
Each And Every Thing,
Seven Years Bad Luck,
San Francisco Silent Film Festival,
It's tempting to paraphrase George Orwell by stating that "All artists are equal, but some artists are more equal than others."
Love Is Strange Ira Sachs,
Love Is Strange,
Tank Burt is no stranger to the intimacy of the unsaid. As a director she's been honing her craft with shorts like Skateboard, Skateboard, a coming-of-age story told virtually without dialogue, and now she's made her feature debut as an actress.
Brill Bruisers sounds broad and warm, wrapping from ear to ear and giving shine to 13 songs that experiment with new sounds and instruments -- some of which are jarringly unfamiliar even after several listens.
Daniel C. Howe,
Dom Sylvester Houedard,
Jason Edward Lewis,
Young-Hae Change Heavy Industries,
Old Media Vs. New Media,
In her valuable new book, Reading Writing Interfaces: from the Digital to the Bookbound, Lori Emerson asks us to reconsider the inevitability and desirability of the "invisible" computer interface.
A Most Wanted Man is adapted from the John Le Carre novel and it's almost impossible to parse the numerous moral dilemmas that the movie poses amidst the fog of smoke.