If Americans resist the urge to huddle in niches and use entertainment for validation and pleasure, they will continue progressing towards a brighter future with stronger communities.
Written by Anaïs Mitchell, directed by Rachel Chavkin, the story follows the twisted love stories of both Orpheus and Eurydice and Hades and Persephone.
There are lots of Christian places all over this world. If you’re traveling in the United States this summer, why not add a Christian cultural stop to your itinerary?
In this single work, Tintoretto manages to demonstrate his astonishing artistic skill, while simultaneously evoking the wealth and power of the Venetian Republic.
A conversation with humorist MADEbyJIMBOB (@madebyjimbob) on content suppression, late-night comedy, and the importance of satire in our political moment.
The first major exhibition dedicated to Giovanni Battista Moroni’s work ever mounted in the United States opened recently at the Frick Collection in New York.
What happens when you come to own a very old painting that’s in need of some tender loving care? For pity’s sake, don’t break out the soap and water.
On this day in 1989, a fatwa ordering the murder of Salman Rushdie was announced. Are we closer or farther to the goal of free expression today?
Rather than criticizing the ‘art’ and the artist herself (which is plenty easy to do), Ivanka is standing up for the teenager who’s getting paid to have crumbs thrown at her.
Always thinking about the mythology he was inventing, Tolkien would draw on any paper that came to hand as he imagined the peoples and cultures of Middle-earth.
The irony, of course, is that the exhibit reflects every stereotype feminists claim to stand against, oversexualizing Ivanka’s body and ignoring her hard work.
‘Public art is an idiotic type of private art that should be in a whitewall gallery, safely away from the general public, amongst the cultural psychopaths to whom it ministers.’
Pan-religious sentimentality survives in the current pope’s apparent embrace of Islam as morally equivalent to Judeo-Christian ethos and culture.
How the French artist and accidental aviator introduced people all over the world to the harsh realities faced by service members during World War I.
A flawed new exhibition on the work of French Impressionist Berthe Morisot is still worth seeing. It’s in Philadelphia, then Dallas, before arriving in Paris.
An unexpected debate about ‘A Star Is Born’ has people discussing the relative quality of pop music.
A genius shows us ourselves and our world in a way we couldn’t have seen them before, as Harold Bloom has frequently observed.
As you may have seen in the news, there’s been another art ‘restoration’ incident, this time in the village church at Rañadorio, in the northwest Spanish region of Asturias.
Karen Swallow Prior’s ‘On Reading Well’ offers some excellent advice for drawing moral lessons from literature, but sometimes great art proves so ambiguous that drawing pat conclusions is difficult.
It’s fascinating to think about what these maps by Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Dürer have meant to the history of mankind.
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