MICHAEL JACKSON MUSICAL TURNS DOWN VOLUME ON ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

The Broadway musical, “MJ,” with a book by Lynn Nottage and directed by Christopher Wheeldon, began previews Monday.

FROM SOAP OPERA TO ART: WHY A MOSCOW MUSEUM IS RE-ENACTING ‘SANTA BARBARA'

A new contemporary art space is probing how Russia engages with the West by reviving an unlikely 1990s TV hit.

 
 
 

AN EXPANSIVE NEW BOOK FROM AMANDA GORMAN, CELEBRITY POET AND INAUGURAL STAR

Gorman's latest poetry collection, “Call Us What We Carry,” offers reverence and effervescence, gravity and impishness, and poems that...

A LANDMARK PHOTO ARCHIVE OF BLACK LIFE IN NEW YORK COMES TO THE MET

With the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Met will acquire and conserve thousands of photographs by James Van Der Zee, the virtuoso portraitist...

 
 
 

ARTISTS RALLY TO PRESERVE BLACK HISTORY IN SAG HARBOR

A pop-up exhibition is helping a historical society conserve its archive of the Black experience in beach communities facing increased...

REMEMBERING STEPHEN SONDHEIM, MUSICAL THEATER VISIONARY

A conversation about his legacy, his engagements with pop music and whether he has any true inheritors.

 
 
 

A FAMILY SHATTERS ALONG WITH YUGOSLAVIA

“Where You Come From,” by Sasa Stanisic, is an autobiographical novel about a life uprooted by war.

MORE TERENCE BLANCHARD COMING TO MET OPERA AFTER SUCCESS OF ‘FIRE'

Following the composer's milestone “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” this season, the company will stage his earlier “Champion” in 2023.

 
 
 

A MONUMENT TO THE LIVES OF BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS

“The Black Girlhood Altar” began as a community project fueled by collective grief. Now it's on display at the Museum of Contemporary...

 
 
 

YOU KNOW ABOUT KING LEAR. A NEW NOVEL TELLS HIS BANISHED QUEEN'S TALE

In “Learwife,” J.R. Thorp explores the untold story of Lear's queen, a tale rife with cruelty, betrayal and passion.

 
 
 

A NOVEL ASKS: HOW SHOULD A MAN WRITE ABOUT WOMEN?

“The Women I Love,” by Francesco Pacifico, finds a writer of bawdy satires in a more contemplative mood.

MILLIONS OF FOLLOWERS? FOR BOOK SALES, ‘IT'S UNRELIABLE.'

Social-media fandom can help authors score book deals and bigger advances, but does it translate to how a new title will sell? Publishers...

 
 
 

TREVOR NOAH SUGGESTS SENDING MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE TO BEIJING

“If you want to get back at China, you have Marjorie Taylor Greene in the stands,” Noah said of the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the...

IN THIS NOVEL, ART IS THE KEY TO ANOTHER'S CONSCIOUSNESS

“White on White,” by Aysegul Savas, is a study of interiority told through exchanges between a scholar and a painter.

 
 
 

MICHAEL STEINHARDT, BILLIONAIRE, SURRENDERS $70 MILLION IN STOLEN RELICS

The hedge fund pioneer is barred for life from buying more antiquities. He turned over 180 stolen objects that had decorated his homes...

‘SELLING KABUL' REVIEW: TRAPPED IN A WAR, AND AN APARTMENT

In Sylvia Khoury's suspenseful new play, the characters sometimes feel too much like wheels in a machine, but it's a tense thrill to...

 
 
 

DRAKE REMOVES HIMSELF FROM COMPETITION FOR 2022 GRAMMY AWARDS

The superstar rapper and singer, long a critic of the awards, was nominated in two categories, best rap album and best rap performance.

SHE SURVIVED A TOUGH CHILDHOOD. THEN SHE MET JEFFREY EPSTEIN

Sarah Ransome's memoir, “Silenced No More,” tells the story of her imprisonment, sexual abuse and eventual escape from the clutches...

 
 
 



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 ...

From Soap Opera to Art: Why a Moscow Museum Is Re-Enacting ‘Santa Barbara'

A new contemporary art space is probing how Russia engages with the West by reviving an unlikely 1990s TV hit. Read more ...

Elle Magazine Bans Photos of Fur Clothes to Support Animal Welfare

Elle Magazine Bans Photos of Fur Clothes to Support Animal Welfare

Fashion and lifestyle magazine Elle has become the first to ban animal fur from appearing in any of its editorial and advertising photos across its online and print... Read more ...

A Massive Composite of 150,000 Images Reveals the Swirling, Feather-Like...

A Massive Composite of 150,000 Images Reveals the Swirling, Feather-Like Details of the Sun

All images © Andrew McCarthy, shared with permission From dark spots and wispy flares to coronal loops that burst upward in brilliant arches, a giant new composite by Andrew... Read more ...

Parallel Fields of Color Align in Daniel Mullen's Precise Mathematical Paintings

Parallel Fields of Color Align in Daniel Mullen's Precise Mathematical Paintings

“Future Monuments 10.” All images © Daniel Mullen, shared with permission What are the visual impacts of converging planes of color? This question is central to Scottish artist... Read more ...

An Expansive New Book From Amanda Gorman, Celebrity Poet and Inaugural Star

Gorman's latest poetry collection, “Call Us What We Carry,” offers reverence and effervescence, gravity and impishness, and poems that are focused, pithy and playfully heretical. Read more ...

Zaha Hadid Architects Transitions to Employee Ownership

Zaha Hadid Architects Transitions to Employee Ownership

Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid Architects has announced the creation of its Employee Benefit Trust and the transition to employee ownership. Established by Zaha... Read more ...

Ordynka Building / Al Studio

Ordynka Building / Al Studio

© Dmitriy Chebanenko .Yaroslav Lukiyanchenko, Dmitriy Yakovlev architects: Al Studio Location: Moscow, Russia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Dmitriy Chebanenko .Yaroslav... Read more ...

Canon Develops a Sensor that Can Shoot Full Color Photos in the Dark

Canon Develops a Sensor that Can Shoot Full Color Photos in the Dark

Canon has developed an image sensor that is capable of capturing high-quality color photography even in the dark. The company says that it will be able to shoot clear photos... Read more ...

A Landmark Photo Archive of Black Life in New York Comes to the Met

With the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Met will acquire and conserve thousands of photographs by James Van Der Zee, the virtuoso portraitist who brought to life the optimism of... Read more ...

IAMAG Master Classes

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