How to Be a Rebel Rebel

How to Be a Rebel Rebel

No one ought to want an excuse to indulge her David Bowie vogue fantasies, however there has by no means been a extra becoming time to channel the glam-rocker. The “David Bowie Is” exhibition on the Brooklyn Museum, which runs by way of July 15, provides unmatched entry to Bowie’s private archive, together with 60 […]

The Last Artists of SoHo (and TriBeCa)

The Last Artists of SoHo (and TriBeCa)

In the late 1950s, when artists began transferring downtown, the world was a sprawling wasteland of low degree buildings anchored by two largely industrial areas — what we now name SoHo and its neighbor instantly to the south, TriBeCa. Both had begun within the 1600s as colonial farmland; by the 19th century, each had remodeled […]

Got a Few Million? Christie’s May Have a Monet for You. Or Five.

Got a Few Million? Christie’s May Have a Monet for You. Or Five.

The Rockefeller grouping kinds a type of Monet selection pack, spanning 1868 to 1917 and providing an summary of his profession. “It’s very rare that you have five masterpieces by one artist in a single collection,” stated Adrien Meyer, a co-chairman of the Impressionist and Modern division at Christie’s. “They cover all of Monet’s facets.” […]

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Theresa May Earns Cold Reception in U.Ok. Parliament Over Syria Attacks

But by making their voices heard, members of Parliament made clear the potential political dangers to Mrs. May, who doesn’t have a transparent parliamentary majority, had been she to repeat navy motion with out session with lawmakers. Legally, the British prime minister was not obliged to seek the advice of Parliament earlier than ordering the […]

Opinion

Opinion

To rise, Africa has to intention past fundamental wants. It should have infrastructure initiatives and very good faculties that may even propel its rising economies. It should have additionally enduring and inspirational buildings and environments that unapologetically replicate its wealthy and complicated histories, whereas additionally affirming the probabilities of a democratic and affluent continent. The […]

How Endangered Is American Democracy?

How Endangered Is American Democracy?

Van Reybrouck is a talented polemicist, however his options to treatment “democratic fatigue syndrome” are naïve and unfeasible. Echoing the traditional Greek apply of drawing tons, he suggests changing the American House of Representatives with a random pattern of residents, like a jury pool. That looks like an totally impractical method to govern these days […]

St. Louis TV Commentator Resigns After Threatening David Hogg

St. Louis TV Commentator Resigns After Threatening David Hogg

The controversy comes as Sinclair, the nation’s largest broadcaster, faces accusations of advancing a right-leaning agenda, fueled just lately by widely shared videos of anchors at dozens of stations reciting the identical script about bias within the media. Photo The host Jamie Allman final yr. His “Allman Report” tv present was canceled and the way […]

Lincoln Center’s President Quits After a Single, Rocky Year

Lincoln Center’s President Quits After a Single, Rocky Year

Her departure comes solely six months after the choice to scuttle the costly intestine renovation of Geffen Hall, the New York Philharmonic’s residence on the heart, and search less complicated methods to enhance it. When Ms. Spar, who began a $400 million capital marketing campaign at Barnard, took over, the plans for the corridor have […]

If Graphic Novels Are Hip for Adults, Why Not Picture Books?

If Graphic Novels Are Hip for Adults, Why Not Picture Books?

Photo From “I Got It!” Credit David Wiesner Modern-day tastemakers, not like their forebears, bathe love on comics and graphic novels with out a trace of condescension. This is true even of works supposed primarily for youngsters, a class that features — let’s be trustworthy — many of the superhero sagas that dominate popular culture’s […]