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In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.
A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.
Songs about war and attendant suffering cut across all musical genres.
A new movie from Andrew Niccol stars Ethan Hawke as a pilot fighting terrorists from the ’burbs of Las Vegas.
Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.
In this week’s Altercation Eric honors artists and writers whose careers have stood the test of time.
The May Day occupation is part of an escalating campaign to get the Guggenheim to end the exploitation of migrant workers at the museum's Abu Dhabi site.
The Nation's critic in 1931 said the museum would abet the snobbery that believes "American painting is a second-rate affair."
This week's Altercation includes reviews of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's tributes to music icons and the darkly comedic Broadway hit Hand To God.
The best live shows, audiobooks and Eric's funeral playlist: it's all inside today's Altercation.
The best response to the new Daily Show host’s sexism would be to put more women in the writers’ room.
Eric responds to his critics and reviews the best shows of the week in today's Altercation.