Toxic History, Poisoned Water: The Story of Flint

Toxic History, Poisoned Water: The Story of Flint

“If you were going to put something in a population to keep people down for generations to come, it would be lead,” Hanna-Attisha writes. It is presumably probably the most studied neurotoxin. But Clark describes the way it was embraced by America anyway, as a “key to prosperity,” added to brass fixtures and paint — […]

The Trouble With Hollywood’s Gender Flips

The Trouble With Hollywood’s Gender Flips

Back in the summertime of 2016, when the feminine “Ghostbusters” remake hit theaters, aggrieved followers of the unique regarded the new film as a politically motivated assassination. Replacing their childhood comedy idols with girls was a form of narrative homicide, dedicated by a cabal of Hollywood moguls and humorless feminists. This summer season’s personal splashy […]

Can Women Have It All? Not in Silicon Valley

Can Women Have It All? Not in Silicon Valley

THE GLITCH By Elisabeth Cohen 358 pp. Doubleday. $26.95. Women’s dispatches from enemy territory maintain a definite fascination: The fundamental buildings of misogyny are constitutional, and there’s a pleasure, for a lot of feminine readers a minimum of, in seeing on a regular basis structural unfairness mirrored again in fiction. But I think most of […]

Who Are the Biggest Stars at Cannes? Depends Whom You Ask

Who Are the Biggest Stars at Cannes? Depends Whom You Ask

CANNES, France — Celebrity watching is one thing of an endurance sport on the Cannes Film Festival, the 11-day extravaganza held yearly on the French Riviera. Movie followers stake out the pink carpet all day within the hopes of scoring a selfie or two with a big-name star. Die-hards register effectively earlier than the competition’s […]

The Return of Marchesa

The Return of Marchesa

The model codesigned by Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein’s estranged spouse, was damned by affiliation. Here’s the comeback, with Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson as champions. Will it work? Scarlett Johansson, in Marchesa, with Colin Jost on Monday on the Met Gala.CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times Thus begins the rehabilitation of Marchesa, the pretty or unfairly […]

‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met

‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met

Once there was a person who wore the best silks in Italy, however traded all of them for sackcloth. His father was a rich material service provider, and in his youth he gamboled about Umbria in colourful, dandyish outfits. But when he had his calling he stripped off his advantageous garments, pledged his physique to […]

The Met Gala Comes to Jesus. Rihanna Comes as the Pope.

The Met Gala Comes to Jesus. Rihanna Comes because the Pope.

Building a relationship with the Catholic Church took vital work by the Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton. Eventually, the church lent greater than 40 gadgets to the exhibition, which encompasses an unlimited 58,600 sq. ft and extends to the Cloisters. A papal tiara, with 18,000 diamonds, was flown to New York with a bodyguard. The […]

Met Gala 2018: Live Updates From the Red Carpet

Met Gala 2018: Live Updates From the Red Carpet

Live from New York, it’s “the Oscars of the East Coast.” ImageRihanna arrives on the Met Gala in 2017.CreditBenjamin Norman for The New York Times The Met Gala just isn’t a spiritual affair, however tonight attendees might be channeling the church for this 12 months’s theme: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” We’ll be […]

How the Met Got Into the Vatican’s Vestments

How the Met Got Into the Vatican’s Vestments

VATICAN CITY — Archbishop Georg Gänswein stated sure to the gown. The dashing former right-hand man to Benedict XVI, the fashion-plate pope, he’s now prefect of the papal family beneath the extra austere Pope Francis. In May 2017, Archbishop Gänswein sat in his stately Apostolic Palace workplace as Andrew Bolton, curator answerable for the Costume […]

What Is the Met Gala, and Who Gets to Go?

What Is the Met Gala, and Who Gets to Go?

Officially, it’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held the primary Monday in May to boost cash for the Costume Institute (a.okay.a. the style division). Unofficially, the evening’s festivities have been known as many issues, together with “the party of the year,” “the Oscars of the East Coast” (principally due […]