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In a New Novel, Critic Yxta Maya Murray New! 2021-01-15 15:32:03Art Is Everything follows a queer Chicana performance artist as she confronts racism and misogyny.

The Best Terrarium Kits for Brightening Your Studio New! 2021-01-15 12:45:54UPDATED (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 17, 2020 12:33 PM) If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we m

The Best Air Purifiers for Artist Studios and Workspaces New! 2021-01-15 12:45:19If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. For artists who us

The Most Expensive Old Masters Artworks Ever Sold New! 2021-01-15 12:24:01From rare Rubenses to a record-breaking Leonardo, these are the 10 top selling works in the category.

Smithson Speaks New! 2021-01-15 11:43:16A new portion of Robert Smithson’s 1972 oral history, recently posted by the Archives of American Art, illuminates the artist’s final care

The Best Reflective Glass Beads for Shimmering Surfaces New! 2021-01-15 11:09:39Shine on! Useful for everything from lending your paintings a textured, reflective surface to creating striking signs, reflective glass beads are an u

The Best DSLR Cameras for High-Quality Images New! 2021-01-15 10:42:07Searching for the best digital single-lens reflex camera is an intimidating task. A smart shopper should take into account not only image quality but

Comic Art Record Set in Paris, Longtime Curator New! 2021-01-15 10:19:30Here's what we're reading this morning.

These Are the Best External Hard Drives For New! 2021-01-15 10:13:35It’s never too early to purchase an external hard drive. Data recovery, when possible, can be incredibly costly, and the process is never 100 pe

A Guide to Essential Upcoming Museum Exhibitions New! 2021-01-15 10:10:40A guide to some of the most exciting shows opening in the coming months—from historical surveys to solo exhibitions of dynamic young artists

Naomi Beckwith Named Deputy Director and Chief Curator 2021-01-14 16:43:04She is currently the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's senior curator.

Six Must-See Exhibitions in Chelsea this Winter 2021-01-14 16:06:25Recommendations for shows to see this January and February.

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Philip J. Smith, a Power on Broadway, Is New! 2021-01-15 18:04:06As head of the Shubert Organization, he was one of New York City’s most influential real estate and cultural entrepreneurs.

Kim Tschang-Yeul, 91, Dies; Painted Water Drops Swollen New! 2021-01-15 17:56:10Hailing from South Korea, he became an international art star with luminous images informed by Eastern philosophy and the trauma of war.

Will Averno Become a 'Marvel Universe' for Musicals? New! 2021-01-15 17:08:55The shows have not been staged, but three concept albums are at the center of a sprawling fictional world created largely by teenagers.

Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) New! 2021-01-15 16:13:26A digital tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joins seven Brooklyn-based artists, and BAM.

Sincere, Outdoorsy, Trippy, a Music Festival Breathes Los New! 2021-01-15 13:59:59Darkness Sounding, a solstice-inspired embrace “of the body and for the body,” is coming from the group Wild Up.

Sam Pollard and ‘MLK/FBI’: The Filmmaker as Historian New! 2021-01-15 13:58:46Whether working on his own projects or others like “Eyes on the Prize II” and “4 Little Girls,” the multihyphenate artist has

D.I.Why? New! 2021-01-15 13:18:55We’ve come a long, exhausted way from trying to make the best of it. Here are some new “Do It Yourself” books that more accurately r

Biden Inauguration: Bruce Springsteen and John Legend to New! 2021-01-15 12:22:42Foo Fighters, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington will also take part in the prime-time television special.

Thrillers Spiked With Malice and Dread New! 2021-01-15 12:22:07Looking for a nerve-fraying whodunit? These three novels — including one from Jane Harper — will keep you up at night.

Javicia Leslie on Becoming TV’s First Black Batwoman New! 2021-01-15 12:10:10“I’m coming in with my elbows out and making way,” the 33-year-old actor said about her starring role in Season 2 of the CW superher

Trump Tried to End Federal Arts Funding. Instead, New! 2021-01-15 11:53:41Each year, President Trump’s proposed federal budget eliminated funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. But the agency survived, largel

The Blockbuster ‘Drivers License,’ a Possible Reply and New! 2021-01-15 11:45:55Hear tracks from Lana Del Rey, Aly & AJ, Drive-By Truckers and others.

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Sick of Quarantine Cooking? New Companies Let Chefs 2021-01-11 08:00:00Startups like Shef and WoodSpoon give Covid-impacted professional chefs and excellent home cooks a platform for sharing their food

Why Robert McCurdy's Photo-Realist Portraits Stop Viewers in 2021-01-08 12:07:30The key to these singular portraits of influential leaders of our time rests in the gaze and the exacting details of the clothing

What 'Bridgerton' Gets Wrong About Corsets 2021-01-08 08:59:17Women's rights were severely restricted in 19th-century England, but their undergarments weren't to blame

Musician Sunny Jain Reflects on Jainism, Jazz and 2021-01-07 09:00:00While the originations of the dhol are not known with complete certainty, what is known is that it is a sound that has migrated

Ten Innovators to Watch in 2021 2021-01-07 08:30:00These visionaries are imagining an exciting future with chicken-less eggs, self-piloting ships and more

This Polynesian Cruise Ship Has a Resident Tattoo 2021-01-06 13:43:26Sailing between Tahiti and the Marquesas, Eddy Tata provides passengers with Polynesian-style tattoos based on their life stories

Warm Up Your Winter With the National Portrait 2021-01-06 13:08:11Visitors and families can enjoy all the museum has to offer from the comfort of their own homes

Women Artists Reflect on How They Helped Shape 2021-01-06 11:13:01A Smithsonian online event kicks off a new monthly series exploring the pioneering art films and videos made by women

Kid Ory Finally Gets the Encore He Deserves 2021-01-06 09:00:00The childhood home of the musician who put New Orleans jazz on the map will soon open to the public

The State of American Craft Has Never Been 2021-01-06 08:00:00Today’s craft renaissance is more than just an antidote to our over-automated world. It renews a way of life that made us who we are

Artisan America 2021-01-06 08:00:00A year-long celebration of craft in the United States

How Native Artisans in Alaska Bring Innovation and 2021-01-06 08:00:00In Indigenous communities along the coast, a lively artistic movement plays with tradition


Unlocking The Technology Of Relationships New! 2021-01-15 18:01:00What does it look like when a small-scale, long-term community effort in Detroit is connected to a small-scale, long-term community effort in Seattle

Brexit Deal Visa Requirements Stymie UK Musicians New! 2021-01-15 17:30:00As it stands, British musicians may be forced to pay for country-specific visas and equipment carnets when touring the continent – a situation t

Lessons From 40 Years Performing Online New! 2021-01-15 17:01:00“Everything about the experience of using a computer is still flat, everything uses these windows, but then we also have high-speed processes th

Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Attractive To So New! 2021-01-15 16:31:00Experts say that the majority of people do not easily fall for falsehoods. But when misinformation offers simple, casual explanations for otherwise ra

Why Have Sea Shanties Become A TikTok Sensation? New! 2021-01-15 16:01:00Why sea shanties, and why now? I do not have any concrete ideas about this; all I can tell you is that it’s happening. Apparently we’re do

Ten Takeaways From Variety’s Entertainment Summit New! 2021-01-15 15:32:00“A common misconception is that niche shows geared toward specific audiences will not fare as well as more universal programs, but Lucinda Marti

This Old Dutch Master’s Art Is Totally Homoerotic New! 2021-01-15 14:58:00Powerfully muscled backs, piston thighs, meaty buttocks you could bounce quarters off for days. “In a flare of lusty creativity, from the late 1

Learning How Not To Read Like A Critic New! 2021-01-15 14:31:00“One of the first lessons you learn in grad school is to hide your personal taste or risk being shamed for liking the wrong sorts of things. Sch

When Yiddish-Speaking Puppets Roamed The World New! 2021-01-15 14:03:00Puppetry had never been part of the Yiddish theater tradition, but in 1920s America, they were all the rage. So in 1925-26, a pair of writers created

Will Self: How Should We Be Reading? New! 2021-01-15 13:29:00“There’s always this quality of endeavor about reading—and at the same time, in cognitive terms it’s hard work. When someone r

How Paris Theatres Keep Putting On Plays While New! 2021-01-15 13:01:00Shows were running in the French capital for a few months last year, before a big new wave of COVID infections led to a new lockdown and a crop of new

Guggenheim Museum Names Its First Black Deputy Director New! 2021-01-15 12:32:00Naomi Beckwith, 44, who since 2018 has served as senior curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, will oversee collections, exhibitions, publ </