News and Features
The Whitney’s adventurous, awkward attempt to explore abstract art through the blues.
Nikolai Leskov’s The Enchanted Wandered and Other Stories; Ludmilla Petrushevskaya’s There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself
How music plagiarism ruined a composer’s career and literally drove him mad.
In Israel, an architectural competition and its winner have been sabotaged by the bad faith of its sponsors.
Mira Nair’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder, Derek Cinfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines, Brian Helgeland’s 42
The current renovation plan is too costly and will ruin the landmark 42nd Street building. A reasonable compromise is still on the table.
Is it possible to create an intellectually aware, politically honest image?
How an architecture critic made New York City her touchstone for discussions of public space.
The New Museum tries to explain why the city's art scene changed in 1993.