Fine Arts Enthusiast - Music {NYT} (1)
Vows: He Works With Divas, but Didnt Marry One
Fred Nelson III, musical conductor for Aretha Franklin, married Lynda Cartwright during the holidays. They met, fittingly, over a piano.
Jan 12 4:54PM
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The Other Side of Gordon Parks
A new exhibition reconsiders the legendary photographer's fashion and portrait work.The post The Other Side of Gordon Parks appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.
Jan 12 4:34PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Performing Arts {NYT} (3)
Review: A Conductors Exciting Return to the New York Philharmonic
Susanna Malkki led works by Debussy, Tchaikovsky and Esa-Pekka Salonen in an impressive follow-up to her debut with the orchestra in 2015.
Jan 12 4:23PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Books (4)
Childrens Books: The War I Finally Won Tells One English Girls Survival Story
Kimberly Brubaker Bradleys follow-up to The War That Saved My Life follows its young heroine from life-changing surgery to, finally, a safe home.
Jan 12 3:48PM
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A tipping point: women writers pledge to boycott gender biased books after very male anthology
After 2017s Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets included only four women, 250 writers have agreed to boycott anthologies, conferences and festivals where women are not fairly representedIrish women poets are rising up en masse against their repeated exclusion from literary history, signing a pledge of refusal to participate in anthologies, conferences and festivals in which the gender balance is skewed.The pledge was conceived after the publication of the Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets in 2017. Covering Irish poetry from the 17th century to the present, it features essays on four women poets and 26 men, with just four female contributors.
Jan 12 3:15PM
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The Book Review Podcast: Some Assembly Required
Alexander Langlands discusses Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts, and Max Boot talks about The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.
Jan 12 3:02PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Performing Arts {NYT} (7)
James Spader Still Lives for the Surprise of The Blacklist
Mr. Spader talks about his 100th episode, the pleasures of playing the provocateur and why now is the time for men to keep quiet and listen.
Jan 12 3:00PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Books (8)
The Unmapped Country: Stories & Fragments by Ann Quin review
The adventurous spirit of a cult author from the 1960s animates tales of sex and psychiatryReduced to an anomalous footnote in British literary history a female, working-class, avant-garde author Ann Quin is all too often taken as read. Yet her work is as open-ended as those sentences she regularly produced that trail off into silence, casting a spell instead of spelling out; floating away on their reserve of potentiality. As open-ended, indeed, as her life, which she took at the age of 37, swimming out to sea off Brightons Palace Pier in 1973.
Jan 12 11:59AM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art Exhibitions (9)
Arab and Coming Out In Art That Speaks Up
A museum show highlights the apprehensions and discrimination L.G.B.
Jan 12 10:00AM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Music {NYT} (10)
Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
Jan 12 5:04AM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art & Design {NYT} (11)
Design Review: When Wall Street Was Unoccupied
At the Skyscraper Museum, a reminder of how Lower Manhattan was recast in the 1990s as a residential and cultural destination.
Jan 12 12:18AM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Theater {NYT} (12)
Whats New in NYC Theater
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Jan 11 10:18PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Photography (13)
Jamie Hawkesworth Doesnt Believe in Boundaries
A rising photography star bridges the divide between art and fashion. The post Jamie Hawkesworth Doesnt Believe in Boundaries appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.
Jan 11 10:07PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Fine Arts (14)
Director of New Contemporary Art Institute in Richmond Abruptly Steps Down
The institute, poised to open at Virginia Commonwealth University in April, announced the departure of its inaugural director, Lisa Freiman.
Jan 11 9:47PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Theater {NYT} (15)
Three Journeys Under the Radar: Trippy, Unsettling and Affectionate
Audiences at the Public Theaters festival of experimental theater can hallucinate, watch a Cuban Antigone or get nostalgic with a New Yorker writer.
Jan 11 9:32PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art Exhibitions (16)
Critics Notebook: Back in the Bronx: Gordon Matta-Clark, Rogue Sculptor
The Bronx Museums beautifully staged, streamlined version of the artists career still conveys a full picture of his radical sensibility.
Jan 11 9:11PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art & Culture {NYT} (17)
Gardner Museum Extends $10 Million Reward for Information in Art Heist
The museum boards action keeps the reward from dipping to $5 million in the quest for tips to recover works valued at $500 million stolen in 1990.
Jan 11 9:09PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Books (18)
The Afterlives' Explores What We'll Do For Another Glimpse Of The Departed
There's nothing quite like the desperation to communicate with loved ones we've lost and it's that desire that fuels Thomas Pierce's richly imaginative debut novel The Afterlives.
Jan 11 2:57PM
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Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art & Design {NYT} (19)
Basquiat Skull Painting Is Coming to the Brooklyn Museum
The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is lending the painting for which he paid $110.5 million at Sothebys last year.
Jan 11 1:42PM
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Review: In My Art, the Artist Laurie Simmons Plays an Artist
Ms. Simmons directs and stars in this feature about a woman whose solitude perhaps helps and hinders her creativity.
Jan 11 12:00PM
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Author Of The Other 'Fire And Fury' Book Says Business Is Booming
Historian and author Randall Hansen is the lucky winner of what we could call the "collateral winner" of the year award. That's because his book Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany 1942-1945 has been mistaken by book buyers for the Michael Wolff's Trump expos.
Jan 10 9:27PM
NPR-Books
Fine Arts Enthusiast - Art & Culture {NYT} (22)
Critics Notebook: Inspired by Harriet Tubman, an Artist Takes Glass to Extremes
Joyce J. Scott explores the terrain between craft and art in her glass-beaded series focusing on racism and violence.
Jan 4 4:00PM
NYTimes