Steeped in anthropology and art history, this summer’s big shows are occasions for talk instead of exploring art that reaches the unsaid.
Louis Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street; Vera Farmiga’s Higher Ground; John Cassavetes’s Too Late Blues
The “most dangerous show on television” highlights our shredded social contract.
When collecting works of avant-garde art, Albert Barnes and Leo and Gertrude Stein seemed even madder than its makers.
In his memoir, The Patagonian Hare, the Shoah director’s life upstages his masterwork.
Emily Bernard’s Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance.
Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus