Fine Art

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents

Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents

In My Work, the novelist examines the trials and tribulations of being a mother.

Apr 2, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Jess Cotton

The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns

The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns

Oaxaca, Mexico: The role art plays to empower the people.

Mar 14, 2024 / Anonymous

A person views Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid on April 3, 2017.

Art During Wartime Art During Wartime

Can it really be that to call for sympathy with victims of murder and kidnapping is necessarily to demand violence in return?

Mar 14, 2024 / Barry Schwabsky

What Happened to the 21st-Century City?

What Happened to the 21st-Century City? What Happened to the 21st-Century City?

And how we can save it.

Mar 12, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Kate Wagner

The Enchanted Worlds of Marshall Sahlins

The Enchanted Worlds of Marshall Sahlins The Enchanted Worlds of Marshall Sahlins

What if we saw the study of ghosts, gods, and other metapersons as worthy of a science of its own?

Mar 6, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Anna Della Subin

Artemisia Gentileschi's “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes” (detail), c. 1623–25.

A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists A Hidden History of Europe’s Pre-Modernist Women Artists

A recent exhibition documenting four centuries of art from female painters and illustrators provides a new way of looking at an era of art history where women are often left out.

Feb 29, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Barry Schwabsky

The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA

The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA The Movement for Palestine Takes Over MoMA

Hundreds of protesters occupied the storied museum in a reminder that the art world cannot evade its political and moral responsibilities.

Feb 14, 2024 / Dispatch / Ella Fanger and Emmet Fraizer

George Eliot

The Many Lives of George Eliot The Many Lives of George Eliot

A new biography examines how the novelist chose to make her life, as well as her fiction and art, outside the conventions of the marriage plot.

Feb 8, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Francesca Wade

Embracing Our Humanity

Embracing Our Humanity Embracing Our Humanity

Creating solidarity during times of local and global crisis is crucial.

Jan 19, 2024 / OppArt / Colleen Quinn

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