In 2000, John Adams composed El Niño, which is a telling, or a “reimagining,” of the Nativity. It is an opera-oratorio. And ...
In this episode, Jay begins with a shout—“Carolina Shout,” the classic jazz number by James P. Johnson. There are songs by ...
Wayne Thiebaud, Untitled (Six Soda Pop Bottles), ca. 1985, Watercolor on paper, Acquavella Gallery, New York. On view in “Wayne Thiebaud: Summer Days.” Edmund Burke Award Gala honoring Ronald S.
Works from the 1950s and ’60s” at Alexandre Gallery, New York.
On the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair.
Following the German monarchy’s dissolution and communism’s defeat during the revolution, mass culture, radical politics, ...
During the high dudgeon of the Black Lives Matter movement, New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts joined the chorus of handwringers with a particular twist. “In our 60+ year history, we ...
Rob Henderson’s new memoir, Troubled, describes his journey from foster care in rural California to military service in the U.S. Air Force to public intellectual. With degrees from Yale and Cambridge ...
For a few days, it was raining Martinů—Bohuslav Martinů, the Czech composer who lived from 1890 to 1959. I am exaggerating. But we did have two Martinů pieces in close succession, which is rare. The ...
Many people, if they wonder how music is made up, suppose that it consists of a tune and an accompaniment. The paradigmatic guitarist in front of a campfire croons the melody, while his hands create ...
Angelica Kauffman (1741–1807) was one of the most admired, desired, and envied European artists of her day. She now holds a more subtle role in the history of art. Compared to female artists such as ...