Richard Oldenburg, Who Led MoMA’s Expansion and Drew Crowds, Dies at 84

Richard Oldenburg, Who Led MoMA’s Expansion and Drew Crowds, Dies at 84

Most essential, he shepherded a $55 million growth that included the sale of MoMA’s air rights to a developer, which constructed a condominium tower immediately over a brand new museum west wing. The museum’s exhibition area doubled, relieving it of a longstanding area crunch. By one estimate, its earlier exhibition area may have match into […]

What to See (or Skip) in Australian Cinemas this April

What to See (or Skip) in Australian Cinemas this April

Critic’s take: “‘The Death of Stalin’ is by turns entertaining and unsettling, with laughs that morph into gasps and uneasy gasps that erupt into queasy, choking laughs.” Read the full review by Manohla Dargis. Australian launch date: March 29 Video Trailer: ‘The Death of Stalin’ A preview of the movie By IFC FILMS on Publish […]

Gymnasts Blast Olympic and M.S.U. Officials at Senate Hearing

Gymnasts Blast Olympic and M.S.U. Officials at Senate Hearing

Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut and the subcommitee’s rating member, stated Wednesday’s listening to was “a critical step forward.” “Across Olympic sports, there are stories of young athletes who have been victimized and have survived physical, emotional and sexual abuse,” Senator Blumenthal stated. “We want to fight it, and correct it, and prevent it […]

Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve

Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve

His nomination received fast applause from Fed watchers and a few economists, who solid him as a critical thinker who’s unlikely to drag the central financial institution radically away from its gradual strategy to elevating rates of interest because the economic system continues to heal from the monetary disaster. “Rich Clarida is an outstanding monetary […]

Listen to This Award-Winning Bass-Baritone Opera Singer

Listen to This Award-Winning Bass-Baritone Opera Singer

Photo Christian Van Horn has gained the 2018 Richard Tucker Award, simply the third bass-baritone ever to win. Credit Simon Pauly The prestigious Richard Tucker Award typically goes to high-flying sopranos, like Nadine Sierra and Isabel Leonard, or to acrobatic tenors like Michael Fabiano and Lawrence Brownlee. But this 12 months, the Richard Tucker Music […]

The Heroes of This Novel Are Centuries Old and 300 Feet Tall

The Heroes of This Novel Are Centuries Old and 300 Feet Tall

Photo Credit Olaf Hajek THE OVERSTORY By Richard Powers 502 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $27.95. Trees do a lot of the stuff you do, simply extra slowly. They compete for his or her livelihoods and deal with their households, typically making large sacrifices for his or her youngsters. They breathe, eat and have intercourse. […]

Two Schiele Drawings Ordered Returned to Heirs of Nazi Victim

Two Schiele Drawings Ordered Returned to Heirs of Nazi Victim

Photo “Woman Hiding her Face ,” a drawing from 1912 by Egon Schiele, one in every of two drawings being returned to the heirs of a Holocaust sufferer Two precious artworks by Egon Schiele, with a protracted disputed provenance, have to be returned to the heirs of an Austrian Jewish entertainer who owned them earlier […]

Jonas Kaufmann: Wagner’s ‘Tristan’ Is ‘Like a Drug’

Jonas Kaufmann: Wagner’s ‘Tristan’ Is ‘Like a Drug’

Mr. Kaufmann and Ms. Nylund are each Wagner veterans, however neither has sung this opera earlier than. In the interview, they stated that the love duet has challenges not like every other in Wagner’s main works. Here are edited excerpts from the dialog. What is Wagner saying about love right here? NELSONS The first “Tristan” […]

Women Say Richard Meier’s Conduct Was Widely Known Yet Went Unchecked

Women Say Richard Meier’s Conduct Was Widely Known Yet Went Unchecked

Not lengthy after she joined Richard Meier’s structure agency in 1989, Karin Bruckner was working on the workplace one Sunday, she stated, when Mr. Meier got here up beside her at a duplicate machine and began rubbing his physique up and down towards hers. “I just stood there and froze,” Ms. Bruckner stated. “‘This is […]

When #MeToo Infamy Taints Your Famous Benefactor

When #MeToo Infamy Taints Your Famous Benefactor

The #MeToo motion has introduced down many highly effective males and uncovered the human ache they precipitated. Now the collateral harm is changing into clear, as philanthropic efforts that relied on these figures’ movie star have been derailed or pressured to retool. Since October, when revelations about the producer Harvey Weinstein unleashed accusations against other […]