Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern
At the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, through July 23, 2017
Art and celebrity meet, again, in this exhibition, under the guise of modernity. Actually, there is nothing more modern ...
Irving Penn Centennial
At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, through July 30, 2017
Money. Status. Power. Fashion. Style. Art. And some humanity, if it’s in the budget. Postwar New York.
The first object we s...
Max Beckmann in New York
At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, through February 20, 2017
These days, you can’t get away from references to Weimar era figures, in art, politics, or anywhere else. In that Weim...
Some Reflections on Bertolt Brecht, on the Occasion of the 119th Anniversary of His Birth
“Unhappy is the land that needs a hero.”
“Unglücklich das Land, das Helden nötig hat.” - Leben des Galilei, scene 1...
The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, Photographs by Nan Goldin
At The Museum of Modern Art, New York, through February 12, 2017
Downtown New York in the late Seventies and early Eighties looms larger than ever in public imag...
Mystic Meanderer, Solo Exhibition by Eric Jiaju Lee
Silk Road Gallery, 83 Audubon Road, New Haven, Connecticut. Through November 19, 2016
At this point in the Twenty-First Century, some impression of “Chinese art” h...
There is something terribly mythic about journeys down rivers. A trip downriver takes us out of our quotidian life. It strips away the defenses of home, and of terra firma. Combine a journey downriver in the Amazonian jungle...
The Big Short has ambitions. Based on Michael Lewis's best-selling book of the same name, The Big Short seeks to explain the economic crisis of 2008 and make us laugh. A film with a very serious subject, it's directed by Ada...
You're watching live television coverage of the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Outside of the convention hall, the Chicago police are clubbing demonstrators asking for peace. Inside the convention, on the ABC News set,...
I hurried over to Film Forum the other day (first day of the run) to see the 4K restoration of The Third Man, the great 1949 film directed by Carol Reed.
Why rush to see a 65-year-old movie, especially one I’ve seen at ...