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Oct 17, 2018

Neneh Cherry Never Stopped Taking Risks. Now She's Making Politics Personal.
"Broken Politics," the shape-shifting musician's new album recorded with Four Tet in Woodstock, is a loop back into the past and a leap into the future.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Microaggressions at School? The ‘Hate U Give' Team Has Been There
The author Angie Thomas, the star Amandla Stenberg and the director George Tillman Jr. know what it's like to be outsiders, and put that in their work.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Mismanagement, and a Scientology Scandal, Blamed in Munich Museum Chief's Ouster
Okwui Enwezor was hired to head the Haus der Kunst with fanfare in 2011. But in the wake of his exit in June, questions arose about his tenure.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Why Does ‘First Man' Say Gemini as ‘Geminee'? NASA Explains. Sorta.
The pronunciation of the 1965-66 program is a space agency thing. Sometimes it was pronounced normally. NASA's chief historian gives the back story.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Review: ‘The Conners' Is a Bittersweet Pill
ABC's "Roseanne" sans Roseanne mourned its materfamilias in raw, irreverent style. But the legacy of the polarizing revival is still with it.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Review: A Restless Spirit Haunts a Family in ‘A Season in France'
Dangerous uncertainty, and a bit of hope, hangs over a family seeking political asylum in Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's latest feature.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Thousands of Theodore Roosevelt's Papers Are Now Online
The Library of Congress says it has digitized the largest collection of Theodore Roosevelt's papers in the world.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

The Titanic's Legacy Is Likely to Belong to Hedge Funds Soon
Salvaged artifacts have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner's history. They're worth $19.5 million, at least.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Don't Step on the Starfish: Elmgreen & Dragset at FIAC
These Scandinavian artists take a humorous and often irreverent approach, but they're dead serious about topics like immigration and climate change

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

From Poetry to Chemistry to ‘a Shared Museum,' Performances at FIAC
Parades, a festival within the fair, will present 17 productions this year, with a focus on verse and dance. Here's a sampling of the most intriguing.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

In a Busy Month for Art Fairs, FIAC Counts Collectors Among Its Treasures
As patrons have ever more choices, the Paris event is still a favorite for many. "What's not to like?" a New York collector said.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

For Tadao Ando and France, It's Been a Long Romance
Mr. Ando, a Japanese architect, once went to France with the hope of meeting Le Corbusier. He now has a major retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Art Holds Its Own Conversation in Some FIAC Booths
About a dozen galleries at this year's edition of the fair are presenting artists "in dialogue" with each other — or, as one put it, in "a duel."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Help Desk: I'll Have What She's Having: Books for Better Sex and Better Relationships
Judith Newman's latest Help Desk column ventures into the minefield of marriage, dating, desire — and divorce.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Astrology Is Hard, Even if It's Fake
There's an exam, and it involves math. In fact, there are many exams.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Best of Late Night: Trump Has Raised $100 Million for 2020. To James Corden, It Makes Sense.
Mr. Corden joked, "Trump has raised so much money, this time he says he might not even need the Russians."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street' After Nearly 50 Years
Mr. Spinney's remarkable run as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, two of the most beloved characters on television, will end this week.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

Tiffany Haddish: ‘My Career Is a Delicious Roasted Chicken'
Trust us — it makes sense when you hear how doggedly she pursued success. Now it's to find out whether the "Girls Trip" star can make it last.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 17, 2018

What's on TV Wednesday: ‘CMT Artists of the Year' and ‘Hell or High Water'
Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and others perform on CMT. And "Hell or High Water" airs on TMC.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: Stockard Channing Is a Mother to Remember in ‘Apologia'
Portraying a celebrated art historian with two resentful sons, Ms. Channing finds the anguished heart in a didactic comic drama.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Books News: Anna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman'
The judges cited her use of dark humor to explore tribalism, state-sponsored terrorism, social division and sexual and political oppression.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Chance the Rapper Isn't Running: Your Tuesday Pop Culture Cheat Sheet
What you need to know from today's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Critic's Pick: Is Sarah Lucas Right for the #MeToo Moment?
Ms. Lucas, whose career survey is on view at the New Museum, was part of a punk-era correction around class and gender. Now, with disintegrating borders and fluid genders, her art is being tested.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Books of The Times: A Novel That Roiled India Is Now Translated Into English
In Perumal Murugan's "One Part Woman," a religious festival allows childless women to sleep with men other than their husbands, in the hope of becoming pregnant.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Nonfiction: The Man Who Pioneered Food Safety
In "The Poison Squad," Deborah Blum tells the story of the early-20th-century U.S.D.A. inspector who changed the way we think about food.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Art Review: Female Artists Strip Rape of Its ‘Heroic' Underpinnings
At John Jay College, contemporary art-makers find a new way to talk about sexual assault. They focus on aftermath and feelings, rather than flesh or spectacle.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: Melissa McCarthy Is Criminally Good in ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?'
Marielle Heller directs a true story of literary fraud, set amid the bookstores and gay bars of early '90s Manhattan.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Mario Buatta, Interior Designer and ‘Prince of Chintz,' Dies at 82
He made exuberant use of pillows, fringes, swags, tassels, bows and ruffles for a list of clients that included the famous as well as the merely rich.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Chance Is Not Running for Mayor: Your Tuesday Pop Culture Cheat Sheet
What you need to know from today's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: Berlioz, Rendered Newly Audacious at Carnegie Hall
John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique played two thrilling programs of the composer's not-at-all-soothing music.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Reporter's Notebook: At Unsound Festival, the Weirder, the Better
Established in 2003, Unsound has established itself as an international destination for experimental and club music. But it's at odds with the historic city where it takes place.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Kanye Has Faced Criticism for Being a Black Trump Fan. Can You Relate?
We're hoping to hear from people of color who support President Trump and are politically active.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: ‘The Price of Everything' Asks $56 Billion Questions About Art
This documentary examines the global art market, and pauses to look at some pictures along the way.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Tom Stoppard, Always Tackling ‘The Hard Problem'
Can a drama about the nature of consciousness be emotional, too? For its latest production, he's tinkered with the script to firmly answer yes.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

She Founded Me Too. Now She Wants to Move Past the Trauma.
One year after #MeToo upended Hollywood and politics, Tarana Burke talks about the movement's future, the #HimToo backlash and advice for survivors.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: ‘Charm City' Vividly Captures the Streets of Baltimore
Marilyn Ness's documentary is dedicated to the memory of the more than 1,000 people said to be killed in Baltimore during the film's making.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: Paul Butterfield's Story Is Told in ‘Horn From the Heart'
A documentary explores the life of the blues musician who was prominent in the 1960s and '70s.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Review: ‘Impulso' Goes Backstage With a Flamenco Innovator
This documentary follows Rocío Molina, a cutting-edge dancer, as she prepares for a Paris show.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Says Warren's DNA Test Reveals She ‘Is Running for President'
Colbert focused on President Trump's pledge to give $1 million to a charity of Senator Elizabeth Warren's choosing if she could prove her Native American ancestry.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Critic's Notebook: Goodbye to All That Blaze: Joaquin De Luz Dances His Farewell
New York City Ballet's fall season ended with Mr. De Luz's final performance — and with debuts and promotions, too.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Sculpting With Bodies at American Ballet Theater
The choreographer Jessica Lang, who is as interested in imagining shapes and compositions onstage as in inventing steps, makes her second work for the company.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Fiction: A Psychedelic Epic That Wants to Consume the World
"CoDex 1962," by the Icelandic cult writer Sjon, is a trippy, philosophical, shaggy-dog novel combining a love story, a crime mystery and a science-fiction thriller in one.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Fiction: In Haruki Murakami's New Novel, a Painter's Inspiration Is Supernatural
The Japanese novelist's latest book, "Killing Commendatore," features a stymied artist, a haunted painting and a host of paranormal mysteries.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Round Table: 3 Writers on the Emotional Toll of Being Undocumented
New books by Jose Antonio Vargas, José Olivarez and Julissa Arce explore what being part of mixed-status families, in which either they or their relatives were undocumented, has meant to them.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

Rembrandt's ‘Night Watch' to Undergo Years of Restoration
The portrait holds pride of place in the Rijksmuseum, the Dutch national museum, and will remain on display so the public can see the process.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 16, 2018

What's on TV: ‘The Kids Are Alright' and ‘The Blair Witch Project'
Brace for a packed house in "The Kids are Alright," and experience horror firsthand in "The Blair Witch Project."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Review: In ‘Fireflies,' the Preacher's Wife Gets Her Say
Donja R. Love's fantasia on the married life of a great civil rights orator suggests the price paid by the woman who gives him his voice.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: ‘Rags Parkland' Plays the Interplanetary Homesick Blues
A folk concert provides the scaffolding for this stealthily moving sci-fi musical.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande Split Up: Your Monday Pop Culture Cheat Sheet
What you need to know from today's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Think Tim Jones's Cosmic R&B Is Weird? Wait Until You Meet His Dummy
A new reissue shines a light on Jones, known as Preacherman, an obscure musician who has spent four decades fashioning his own instruments and philosophy.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Nonfiction: Kurt Eichenwald's Memoir of a ‘Mind Unraveled'
A journalist's traumatic story of epilepsy and his struggle to have it treated seriously, and properly, in his college years.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

‘A Star Is Born' Soundtrack Gives Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper a No. 1 Album
Songs from the movie, including the rising hit "Shallow," were bought and streamed enough to top the Billboard 200.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Review: A Put-Upon Nanny Erupts in Todd Solondz's ‘Emma and Max'
This strident satire from the filmmaker behind "Happiness" and "Wiener-Dog" is perfectly staged — and all too obvious.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Books of The Times: Barbara Kingsolver's New Novel Moves Between the Distant Past and the Troubled Present
"Unsheltered" threads the story of a present-day family struggling in New Jersey with that of a 19th-century science teacher who had lived on the same property.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Review: A ‘Lost Highway' Suite Refracts David Lynch
Olga Neuwirth's instrumental work, drawn from her 2003 opera, shows off the impressive capabilities of the experimental art center Empac.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Piano Stars Gather for a Legend's 90th
The virtuoso Gary Graffman, the teacher of Yuja Wang and Lang Lang, celebrated his birthday with musical royalty (and a grand-piano "Happy Birthday to You").

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Nonfiction: The Library Fire That Ignited an Author's Imagination
Susan Orlean's "The Library Book" is an absorbing account of the 1986 fire that devastated the Los Angeles Central Library and a homage to libraries everywhere.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Strike Over, Lyric Opera of Chicago Can Resume Business
Five days after going on strike, the orchestra agreed to a contract with fewer weeks of work and fewer full-time players, but a higher weekly salary.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

Twenty One Pilots Want to Stay Strange
Two years ago, the Columbus band unexpectedly broke out big with the anxiety anthems of "Blurryface." Can they keep doing things their own way in the face of mass success?

NYTimes Arts
Oct 15, 2018

What's on TV Monday: ‘The Sentence' and ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox'
Prepare to shed a few tears during "The Sentence," and watch a foxy George Clooney.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

The Deuce: ‘The Deuce' Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: Dirty Money
No one escapes compromise on the Deuce, where progress can look a lot like running on a treadmill.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Review: Aasif Mandvi Makes You Want to Stop at ‘Sakina's Restaurant'
Mr. Mandvi, who spent nearly 10 years as a correspondent on "The Daily Show," brings back his solo comedy act. It returns with new resonance.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: Aasif Mandvi Makes You Want to Stop at ‘Sakina's Restaurant'
Mr. Mandvi, who spent nearly 10 years as a correspondent on "The Daily Show," brings back his solo comedy act. It returns with new resonance.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Review: Tere O'Connor's ‘Long Run,' a Dance All About Dance
Mr. O'Connor's choreography is formally fascinating, intricate and diverse, as if it occupies a space apart from the world outside.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

They Live in Public
Jill Soloway is building a gender-free empire.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Review: Rufus Wainwright's ‘Hadrian' Is a Step Forward, but Still Frustrating
The second opera by Mr. Wainwright, a gifted pop singer and songwriter, could use more subtlety and less melodramatic excess in its historical sweep.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Eyebeam Center Invites Artists to Delve Into Journalism
Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism will provide commissions to artists for news-related projects.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

‘First Man' Is No Match for ‘Venom' and ‘A Star Is Born'
Damien Chazelle's first movie since "La La Land" was mostly loved by critics. Audiences were less impressed.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘Sight' Balances Grief, Freud and Parenthood
Jessie Greengrass discusses her first novel, about a woman remembering her mother and grandmother as she decides whether to have children herself.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Critic's Pick: Brazil Enthralls With an Art Show of Afro-Atlantic History
With more than 200 artists, the São Paulo exhibition is a hemispheric treasure chest about resistance to racism. Its timing is apt.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

‘S.N.L.' Mocks Kanye West's White House Visit With President Trump
Alec Baldwin helped recreate the strange Oval Office meeting between Trump and West, who has become the newest comic foil of "Saturday Night Live."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

Q. & A.: Val McDermid on What It's Like Judging the Man Booker Prize
She read 171 books for the prestigious literary prize. "On Oct. 17, I'm going to sit down and read a book I have no obligation to read," she said.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 14, 2018

City Ballet Replenishes Its Ranks, Depleted by Scandal
New York City Ballet is promoting seven dancers, including Joseph Gordon, who was made a principal, after the company forced out three male stars.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

Review: Remembering the Way It Was (Not) in ‘The Things That Were There'
David Greenspan's tone poem of a play, at the Bushwick Starr, considers time, death, family and the ways in which we recall our dead.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

Lenny Bruce Is Still Talking Dirty and Influencing People
The influential "sick humor" comic, who died of a drug overdose in 1966, is having a resurgence in pop culture.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

Paris Art Dealer Brings the Party to New York
Emmanuel Perrotin, a blue-chip gallery owner, treats the global art market like a giant soiree.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
The story behind a tragic death in Queens. #ThisIs18. "Halloween" at 40. Haruki Murakami doesn't dream; he writes. And a new crop of feminist dystopian fiction.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

What's on TV Saturday: ‘Under the Autumn Moon' and ‘Haunting of Hill House'
Love and leaves are in the air in "Under the Autumn Moon," and "Haunting of Hill House" brings horror to Netflix.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 13, 2018

What's on TV Sunday: ‘Camping' and ‘Charmed'
A new series from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner debuts on HBO. And "Charmed" follows three witches.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Review: In ‘Travisville,' the Rocky Path of Change in a Southern Town
William Jackson Harper's polished debut as a playwright, set in 1964, pits patient negotiation against disruptive activism.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Museums Forced to Reassess Saudi Ties Amid Uproar Over Journalist's Fate
Cultural institutions in the United States have welcomed relationships with Saudi Arabia to help build understanding and fund ambitious programs.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Visuals: Mapping Out Where Noir Lives in the City of Angels
Los Angeles has long been the perfect backdrop from crime writers. This map of the city will help you find the setting for nine books, classic and new.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

A Tadao Ando-Designed Exhibition Space Opens in Chicago
Wrightwood 659, founded by the entrepreneur Fred Eychaner and Dan Whittaker, an architectural historian, is dedicated to architecture and activist art.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Judd Foundation Is Renovating Its Marfa Buildings. The Project Isn't Minimal.
Led by Donald Judd's children, Flavin and Rainer, it will eventually touch six of the 21 buildings the foundation owns in Texas and add programming space.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Jeff Koons's Tulips Find a Home: A Central Garden in the City of Light
Despite repeated controversies, the monumental sculpture will end up in the gardens of the Petit Palais in Paris, near the Champs-Élysées.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Inside the List: Neil deGrasse Tyson on How Space Scientists Have Long Been an ‘Accessory to War'
Tyson's new book shows how the technologies that advanced our knowledge of the universe were designed with military advantage in mind.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

The Week's 5 Best and Worst Trailers (Sorry, ‘Pet Sematary')
"House of Cards" tops our list for its riveting clip, followed by "Glass" from M. Night Shyamalan, "Ben Is Back" and "The Best of Enemies."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

That Decisive Moment: Turning Loss Into Piano Greatness: The Week in Classical Music
Igor Levit's new album, composer news and the San Francisco Symphony were among the highlights.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 12, 2018

Review: ‘Split' Is Naked and Clothed, Formal and Savage
The choreographer Lucy Guerin's duet "Split," at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, is nearly a thriller.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

24 Hours Inside the Christian Marclay Installation ‘The Clock'
At Tate Modern in London, Holly Williams watched a full day and night of the video installation so you don't have to.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Review: The Ages of A.R. Gurney in the Wistful ‘Final Follies'
This bill of short comedies, early and late, allows fans of Gurney to chart the evolution of theater's foremost chronicler of a waning caste.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The 15 acts eligible for the class of 2019 also include Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, the Cure and Devo.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Review: In His Last Years, Oscar Wilde Is Far From ‘The Happy Prince'
Written and directed by Rupert Everett, who also stars, the film opens as Wilde is released from prison after serving two years for gross indecency.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Liyana,' Swaziland Orphans Turn Hardship Into a Folk Tale
The film follows a group of orphans as they take part in a storytelling workshop.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Joaquin De Luz, City Ballet's Bravura Sparkler, Says Goodbye
Mr. De Luz retires on Sunday with a program that includes, appropriately, George Balanchine's demanding "Theme and Variations."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Personal Journeys: 7 Hours of Travel, 2 Hours on the Ground: Worth It for the Rewards Points
She was a woman on a mission. An inane, pathetic mission, but a mission nonetheless: Get enough points to qualify for the ‘A' List.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Fiction: In a New Collection, Deborah Eisenberg Returns to Say the Unsaid
"Your Duck Is My Duck" offers six new stories filled with Eisenberg's trademark style, blazingly moral and devastatingly sidelong.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Takes a Swipe at Brett Kavanaugh
Fallon said that after the Senate's confirmation, "Kavanaugh would have clapped for himself, but he had already duct-taped two 40-ounce beers to each hand."

NYTimes Arts
Oct 09, 2018

What's on TV Tuesday: The American Music Awards and ‘Terrace House'
Drake and Cardi B go head-to-head at the American Music Awards. And "Terrace House" returns to Netflix.

NYTimes Arts
Oct 08, 2018

insidE the WRITERS' ROOM: ‘Better Call Saul': How to Cook Up the Perfect Con
For four seasons, the writers of "Saul" have slowly been transforming Jimmy McGill into the slimy Saul Goodman. In this video, they broke down a pivotal scene before the season finale.

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