Some years ago, I had the good fortune to befriend an extended family who lived in a poor shantytown in the southern reaches of Santiago, Chile.
If one wants to understand what all the fuss is about as the World Trade Organization holds its ministerial conference, Ethan Kapstein’s Sharing the Wealth: Workers and the World Economy,
He poses like a tightrope walker, though one who’s unexpectedly domestic and chubby.
The Triumph of the New York School, a deeply ironic painting by the American artist Mark Tansey, looks at first sight like a rotogravure depiction of a military surrender that took place l
When people label a film “great,” the usual effect is to close off a discussion that ought to be opening.
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has created enormous consternation and publicity in his attempts to censor an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
A shark swims past me in a kelp forest that sways back and forth with the current. It is deliberate and focused.
In 1989, after several years of controversy, legal wrangling and numerous public forums, Richard Serra’s sculptural installation Tilted Arc was removed from a federal plaza in New York Cit
Ever since Rosetta won the top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, American journalists have puzzled over the jury’s decision, or written it off as mere insolence.
To my distress and perhaps to my delight, I order things in accordance with my passions…. I put in my pictures everything I like.