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'.
Casey Jenkins. You see, Casey knits with her vagina. Say what? You heard correctly, she knits with her vagina. In the space of a fortnight, over 3.5 million people watched a YouTube clip titled Vaginal Knitting, shot by SBS2.
It was the first thing you saw as you came through an arch at the National Gallery of Jamaica for the 2014 Jamaica Biennial: Katrina Coombs's blood red work entitled "Absence." I remember looking at the work for quite a while, its startling color.
There's two shows remaining for Macaroni on a Hotdog, and I have such mixed feelings about this adventure coming to a close. The sidewalks aren't as crowded now, and the prizes for writing and acting and whatnot have all been awarded. There must have been a clerical mistake.
Let's say you were transported into a parallel universe where instead of being a neurotic middle aged New York man or woman you were transported to being a sexy young Parisian vamp or say the Richard Gere character or one of the stars of the Showtime series Gigolos.
We've all heard The BUCK stops here. BUCK up. BUCK the system. Bang for your BUCK. And of course, Pass the BUCK. And then there's Pearl Buck.
Arthena is sharing three of its top picks for gallery exhibitions you won't want to miss this September. Jan Kossen Art Gallery, Causey Contemporary gallery and Art 3 are just a few of New York's galleries with upcoming exhibitions that are shaping up to be must-sees.
Terry Hall has two feet in two worlds. He has one foot in Children's music and the other in the world of large arenas, tour buses, and superstardom. Wait a minute you say. Superstardom?
September 2, 2015 will mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, and seventeen outstanding U.S. Veterans, both male and female, have stepped up to help support those who have served and sacrificed by posing for a special calendar.
Unlike some portraitists who have a dominant agenda -- for example, psychological realism or the glamorization of their sitters -- Iacovazzi-Pau is mainly interested in having his completed images broadcast both visual and emotional "rightness."
Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.
Actors Silverman and Dellapina, who plays guitar and sings nicely along the way, perform well together, and Westrate has some effective stretches. If on arrival he were to play Nate as less immediately psychotic, Ziegler's script might have a more insinuating dramatic arc.
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.
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.