CAN SONGWRITING SURVIVE STREAMING? ABBA'S BJORN ULVAEUS IS WORRIED

One of pop's most successful songwriters on fighting for the value of his craft, and on the young talents he admires most.

MUSICIANS SAY STREAMING DOESN'T PAY. CAN THE INDUSTRY CHANGE?

Services like Spotify and Apple Music pulled the business back from the brink. But artists say they can't make a living. And their...

 
 
 

FOR CHAKAIA BOOKER, WHOSE MEDIUM IS TIRES, THE ART IS IN THE JOURNEY

First things first: “I sculpt myself every day,” says Booker, who appears swathed in yards of textiles, from headdress to sneakers.

FOR MOTHER'S DAY, A HEALING MEDITATION ON MORTALITY

An emotional episode of “The Midnight Gospel” on Netflix helped our critic process her own fears about loneliness and loss.

 
 
 

FIVE COLLECTIVES COMPETE FOR THE TURNER PRIZE

The jurors were drawn to politically and socially engaged art, which was often about representing minority groups, the chair of the...

FOR LOLLY ADEFOPE, COMEDY IS IN THE DETAILS

The British actress has a sharp eye for the nuances of human behavior, as we see in the new season of Hulu's “Shrill.”

 
 
 

THE ONE BOOK STACEY ABRAMS WOULD REQUIRE THE PRESIDENT TO READ

The Georgia politician and romance writer, whose latest novel is the thriller “While Justice Sleeps,” recommends “Master of the Senate,”...

ART'S GREATEST ENEMY MIGHT NOT BE SCIENCE

In two new books, “Wonderworks” and “The Modern Myths,” writers at the intersection of aesthetics and empiricism reveal the humanities...

 
 
 

NEW IN PAPERBACK: ‘SQUEEZE ME' AND ‘THE INEQUALITY MACHINE'

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

ELON MUSK: MEMELORD OR MEME LIFTER?

The billionaire has been posting content creators' work without credit. Some are frustrated; others, simply puzzled.

 
 
 

MAUREEN DOWD INTERVIEWS EWAN MCGREGOR ABOUT PLAYING HALSTON

For a new Netflix series, the actor dropped his lightsaber and picked up the cigarettes and scissors.

A JAW-DROPPING PHILIP GLASS OPERA IS FINALLY ON VIDEO

“Satyagraha,” one of the Metropolitan Opera's greatest stagings of the 21st century, has been released on DVD and CD.

 
 
 

‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' GETS READY FOR ELON MUSK

The choice to have the Tesla and SpaceX billionaire host “S.N.L.” has drawn praise, criticism and some veiled pushback from the show's...

SETH MEYERS DOESN'T WANT TO HAVE TO SUPPORT LIZ CHENEY

Meyers made a “M*A*S*H” reference about the Republican who denounces Donald Trump: “I feel like B.J. Hunnicutt speaking up in support...

 
 
 

ANN HOOD'S NEW NOVEL PLUMBS SIBLING GUILT AND SORROW

In “Jude Banks, Superhero,” a boy wonders whom he can save if he couldn't save his sister.

‘WRATH OF MAN' REVIEW: ‘H' HAS SOME FURY

Jason Statham plays H, a movie tough guy you don't want to mess with, in Guy Ritchie's action film.

 
 
 

HOW MUCH WATCHING TIME DO YOU HAVE THIS WEEKEND?

Our TV critic recommends checking out a new season of “Mythic Quest” and the final season of “Shrill.”

WE, TINA

How Tina Turner reclaimed her voice, her image and her spirituality.

 
 
 

EMERGENCY GRANTS FOR NEW YORK CITY ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES

Applications for the $1,000 grants, from the New York Foundation for the Arts, can be submitted through June 15.

ON GOVERNORS ISLAND, ART INTERVENTIONS ARE EVERYWHERE

NADA House hosts 66 galleries, nonprofits and artist-run spaces arrayed in and around stately officers' residences. Expect the refreshingly...

 
 
 



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 ...

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

© Rami Rizk For Design and the City's sixth episode - a podcast by reSITE on how to make cities more liveable, the team interviewed Christele Harrouk , Archdaily's Managing... Read more ...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War - a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps - are on their way to a museum. Read more ...

On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater, the strip that was known for... Read more ...

"Green Roof"

"Green Roof"

This is my demo painting I did two days ago for my One-Day Zoom Workshop. It was another successful one. The feedbacks from my 3 Zoom workshops so far have approved that using... Read more ...

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

I was always fascinated by monumental statues of Easter Island, Chile. Here is the watercolor painting of a gorgeous sunset on Easter Island with their Moai Stones. This... Read more ...

The Art Party Circuit Comes Roaring Back at Frieze New York

But even Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name graces the building, got stuck outside the Shed until he provided the proper Covid documentation. Read more ...

Got Masks? Here's What to Do With Them

As more people are vaccinated and guidelines around mask wearing are easing, some are finding ways to preserve, repurpose and recycle their face coverings. Read more ...

Jake Tapper's Hero Is Embedded With the Rat Pack, Hoping to Catch a Rat

Tapper's new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” plumbs the connections among Hollywood, the Mafia and the Kennedy administration. Read more ...

Trying to Imagine Post-Pandemic Life? Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison Can Help

“To the Lighthouse” and “Beloved” suggest how to envision a world we might actually want to re-enter. Read more ...

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Acrylic Gloss Varnish Sealer on Mat Board Collagraphs When you make a collagraph plate from mat board , the... Read more ...