SHE WHO PRODUCES THE RECEIPTS CONTROLS THE NARRATIVE

Bringing out the documentation on reality T.V. or on Instagram doesn't always get us closer to the truth. It's still usually hilarious.

THE SHORTLIST: HOW ELASTIC IS YOUR BRAIN?

Three new books try to complicate our understanding of the brain - what it does, biologically, and how capable it is of changing.

 
 
 

NONFICTION: DEEP BELOW ROCKEFELLER CENTER LIES A LEGENDARY BOTANICAL GARDEN

In “American Eden,” Victoria Johnson unearths the story of David Hosack, doctor and friend to both Hamilton and Burr, who gave botany...

REVIEW: A BOAT RIDE IN THE BRONX WITH ANCESTRAL SPIRITS

Paloma McGregor's carefully orchestrated ritual, viewed from boats on the Bronx River, blurred the sense of place and time.

 
 
 

OVER 16 YEARS, SIMON RATTLE TRANSFORMED THE BERLIN PHILHARMONIC. HERE'S HOW

An energetic British conductor and a venerable German ensemble tussled, brainstormed, and eventually became one of music's greatest...

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER KEEPS BEYONCÉ AND JAY-Z OUT OF TOP SPOT

The Australian band's “Youngblood” was No. 1 on Billboard, ahead of the Carters' “Everything Is Love” and “?” by the slain rapper XXXTentacion.

 
 
 

PRESERVATIONISTS PROTEST NEW FRICK COLLECTION EXPANSION PLAN

Critics say the plan would still destroy the mansion's gated garden as well as its music room, a chamber concert venue.

BOOKS OF THE TIMES: STEPPING OUT OF CHARACTER AND STARTING A NEW STORY

Deborah Levy's new memoir, “The Cost of Living,” is about how she changed her life near 50 and learned that “the writing life is mostly...

 
 
 

THREE SHOWS TO WATCH THIS WEEK

Escape with “Rick and Morty,” bar trivia or puppies.

NEWSBOOK: 3 BOOKS EXPLAIN WHY THE SUPREME COURT'S STANCE ON GERRYMANDERING MATTERS

It's an issue of race, power and politics.

 
 
 

REVIEW: A TINY GARAGE EXPLODES IN PIANISTIC MADNESS

The Modern Piano Festival at Spectrum, a repurposed garage in Brooklyn, featured Ethan Iverson and the violinist Miranda Cuckson.

WESTWORLD: CONFUSED ABOUT LAST NIGHT'S ‘WESTWORLD' SEASON 2 FINALE? HERE'S WHAT TO READ

We round up the articles that will help answer some of your most pressing questions.

 
 
 

MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY'S EVE PROJECT CELEBRATES FEMALE POWER

Commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment, the project will include new works by several female choreographers, including Pam...

AMANDLA STENBERG STEPS IT UP IN ‘THE HATE U GIVE' TRAILER

She stars in the adaptation of a best-selling young adult novel alongside Common and Issa Rae.

 
 
 

JIMMY FALLON SAYS HE'LL DONATE TO IMMIGRATION GROUP IN TRUMP'S NAME

The late-night host had said he regretted playfully running his fingers through Mr. Trump's hair on his show. The president responded:...

INTO THE WILD WITH KANYE WEST

Three days in Wyoming as the hip-hop firebrand tends to his scars.

 
 
 

NONFICTION: MUST SCIENCE CONFLICT WITH SPIRITUALITY?

The astrophysicist and novelist Alan Lightman doesn't think so. And his new book, “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine,” explains...

FICTION: SURVIVING AIDS, BUT AT WHAT COST?

Rebecca Makkai's novel “The Great Believers” ricochets between an era when AIDS was a death sentence and the present, when its shadow...

 
 
 

DONALD HALL, A POET LAUREATE OF THE RURAL LIFE, IS DEAD AT 89

The prolific Mr. Hall was also a memoirist, an essayist and a children's book author, not to mention a passionate Red Sox fan who wrote...

‘CATFISH' WILL RESUME AFTER MTV FINDS ALLEGATIONS ‘NOT CREDIBLE'

According to MTV, a third party investigator found that accusations against the show's host Nev Schulman were without merit.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Ghat House / Max Núñez

Ghat House / Max Núñez

© Roland Halbe Architects: Max Núñez Location: Zapallar, Chile Associate Architect: Stefano Rolla Area: 390.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Roland Halbe Structural... Read more ...

"Ruby Smiles" Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

"Ruby Smiles" Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

"Ruby Smiles" ©2018 Niki Gulley SOLD • 10" x 16" textured oil painting Just Sold! I painted these cheerful poppies with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve... Read more ...

Family Residence / Tempesta Tramparulo

Family Residence / Tempesta Tramparulo

© Milo Keller Architects: Tempesta Tramparulo Location: Grimisuat, Switzerland Lead Architects: Maurizio Tempesta Area: 269.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Milo Keller ©... Read more ...

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 24 cm. Read more ...

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem,The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 24 cm. Read more ...

Portushome Guesthouse / Barna Architects

Portushome Guesthouse / Barna Architects

© Tamás Bata Architects: Barna Architects Location: Dörgicse, Hungary Lead Architects: Barna D. Kovács Area: 90.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Tamás Bata Static Engineer... Read more ...

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Fountain pen with noodler grey inkFabriano watercolor paper 25%cotton 300g18×24cm watercolor paintingDa vinchi squirrel... Read more ...

The Glasgow School of Art Fire: What Happened, and What Happens Next?

The Glasgow School of Art Fire: What Happened, and What Happens Next?

© Flickr user Paisley Scotland. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 Ten days after fire engulfed Charles Rennie Mackintosh's iconic Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art for... Read more ...

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

'A Visit to Provence' pastel after Van Gogh ©Karen Margulis I admit it. I have wanderlust. I always have. If I am not on a trip then I need to be planning the next one. When my... Read more ...

Henry Lamb: Painter, Physician

Henry Lamb: Painter, Physician

Henry Taylor Lamb (1883-1960) had almost completed his medical training when he chucked it and took up art. As mentioned here , some of his art instruction was at William Orpen... Read more ...