News and Features
The soul-destroying weariness in A.B. Yehoshua’s stories seems as old as time itself—and unique to contemporary Israel.
Even when painting is abstract, it never ceases to be concerned with decoration.
Robert Burley’s The Disappearance of Darkness, Harvey Wang’s From Darkroom to Daylight.
The feel-good portrayal of the agency in 'Argo' glosses over its role in previously overthrowing Iran's democratically elected leader.
The Sundance-to-Oscar pipeline has been great for independent film directors—at least the male ones.
Yoko’s 80th birthday is a day to celebrate her art, music and activism.
Two brilliant nominees, The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras, along with other recent documentaries, have deepened our understanding of the conflict.
The Smithsonian’s show on the Civil War and American Art expresses a deep unease about the relationship between between art and history.
MoMA’s monumental exhibition recalls the time when abstraction affected people like love or revolution.
Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects; Lynne Sach’s Your Day Is My Night
- How America Became a Third World Country
- The Secret Donors Behind the Center for American Progress and Other Think Tanks
- Why Prosecuting Ariel Castro for Murder Won’t Prevent Violence Against Pregnant Women
- Rahm Emanuel's Zombie Pigs vs. Chicago's Angry Birds
- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth