DOCUMENTING INDIA'S DISTINCTIVE BIRDHOUSES

For seven years, a photographer based in Delhi has collected images of ornamental structures known as chabutras. Here are some of his...

WHAT'S ON TV THIS WEEK: ‘ENDANGERED' AND ‘THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH'

A documentary about the dangers that journalists face airs on HBO. And the Showtime series starring Chiwetel Ejiofor wraps up its first...

 
 
 

BLITZ BAZAWULE IS BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN WORLDS

The artist and filmmaker, who is directing a new version of “The Color Purple,” publishes his first novel, “The Scent of Burnt Flowers.”

‘BODIES THEY RITUAL' REVIEW: PLUSH ROBES AND CULTS

Angela Hanks's new comedy is set in Santa Fe, N.M., where five women of color have traveled for some fancy R&R laced with New Age spirituality.

 
 
 

WAGNER'S EARLY OPERAS SHOULDN'T BE MERE CURIOSITIES

A survey at Oper Leipzig provides an opportunity to reassess the youthful efforts that have been excluded from the composer's canon.

PATRICK ADAMS, MASTER OF NEW YORK'S UNDERGROUND DISCO SCENE, DIES AT 72

He produced, arranged or engineered many of the era's biggest nightclub hits, even if his records rarely got much play on the radio.

 
 
 

REVIEW: ‘IN THE HOUSES OF THEIR DEAD,' BY TERRY ALFORD

Did Abraham Lincoln, like John Wilkes Booth, ever find solace in spiritualism?

REVIEW: “GIRLS THEY WRITE SONGS ABOUT,” BY CARLENE BAUER

The stylish, reckless heroines of Carlene Bauer's “Girls They Write Songs About” bond over their similarities, until one decides to...

 
 
 

BLITZ BAZAWULE IS BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN WORLDS

The artist and filmmaker, who is directing a new version of “The Color Purple,” publishes his first novel, “The Scent of Burnt Flowers.”

GLORIA ALLEN, TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST WHO RAN A CHARM SCHOOL, DIES AT 76

She overcame a life of intolerance and abuse to teach style, etiquette and life lessons to young transgender people who were at risk.

 
 
 

ON BROADWAY, ONE SHOW DECIDES TO KEEP MASKS. NO, IT'S NOT ‘PHANTOM.'

“American Buffalo,” at Circle in the Square, is sticking with masking till it closes, July 10, citing the “proximity of the audience...

REVIEW: PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET FINALLY MAKES IT BACK TO NEW YORK

On Thursday's mixed bill, Ulysses Dove's “Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven” was the most arresting and emotionally resonant work.

 
 
 

F.B.I. RAIDS ORLANDO MUSEUM AND REMOVES BASQUIAT PAINTINGS

A spokeswoman for the museum said officials there have not been led to believe the museum has been or is the subject of any investigation.

IMMERSED IN ‘STRANGER THINGS,' THEN STROLLING TO BECKETT

Our writer checked out two very different experiences in New York. In Netflix's TV re-creation, you fight Demogorgons. In “Cascando,”...

 
 
 

BAXTER BLACK, WHO ELEVATED COWBOY POETRY TO FOLK ART, DIES AT 77

His wide-ranging work, including books, speeches and regular appearances on NPR, celebrated cowpokes, feed lots and life on the range.

DOCUMENTA WAS A WHOLE VIBE. THEN A SCANDAL KILLED THE BUZZ

Accusations that an image was antisemitic broke the mood at a daring festival of experiments. This year's Documenta deserves a closer...

 
 
 

BEYONCÉ'S ‘BREAK MY SOUL,' AND 12 MORE NEW SONGS

Hear tracks by Taylor Swift, the Mars Volta, Gorillaz featuring Thundercat and others.

3 THEATERS, 3 PLAYS, ONE CAST, ALL AT ONCE

The Crucible Theater in Sheffield, England, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a mind-boggling logistical challenge that also...

 
 
 

REVIEW: BEFORE RICCARDO MUTI LEAVES CHICAGO, A VERDI FAREWELL

“Un Ballo in Maschera” is the last in a series of Verdi operas led in concert by the Chicago Symphony's music director, who departs...

FIVE HORROR MOVIES TO STREAM NOW

This month's picks are scary, but not too scary. (Except the one about the demon on a rampage. That's very scary.)

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Where Did All of the Public Benches Go?

Where Did All of the Public Benches Go?

© Kyungsub Shin The design and functionality of public spaces in cities are always under scrutiny. Whether its accessibility to public parks and green spaces, the distance... Read more ...

The Pillars Exhibition / 2050+

The Pillars Exhibition / 2050+

Courtesy of 2050+ architects: 2050+ Location: Brynjulf Bulls plass 3, 0250 Oslo, Norway Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Courtesy of 2050+ Photographs: Annar Bjørgli Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting Tree Art "La Luz" by...

Original Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting Tree Art "La Luz" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Light flows through and around the tree as the sun rises. Descending squares of foil also bring light into the painting. Done in warm yellows, gold, and burnt orange, it is a... Read more ...

Beyond Purely Functional Ceilings: The Possibilities of Modular Felt Systems

Beyond Purely Functional Ceilings: The Possibilities of Modular Felt Systems

HeartFelt® Multipanel. Image Courtesy of Hunter Douglas Architectural Known as the “fifth wall,” a ceiling is the interior overhead surface that covers the upper limit of a... Read more ...

Invisible Architecture Installation / Alsar Atelier + Henry Guadrón

Invisible Architecture Installation / Alsar Atelier + Henry Guadrón

Alsar Atelier architects: Henry Guadrón Location: Bogotá, Colombia Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio Area: 196.0 m2 Read more ...

What's on TV This Week: ‘Endangered' and ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth'

A documentary about the dangers that journalists face airs on HBO. And the Showtime series starring Chiwetel Ejiofor wraps up its first season. Read more ...

The House With No Head or Tail / Experience Studio

The House With No Head or Tail / Experience Studio

Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Deed Studio Area: 180.0 m2 Read more ...

Blackbird Hotel / RDMA

Blackbird Hotel / RDMA

Blackbird Drums. Image Bandung, Bandung City, West Java, Indonesia Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Nilai Asia Photographs: Courtesy of RDMA Area: 112.0 m2 Read more ...

4780 dancer

4780 dancer

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Anderson Road House / BE Architecture

Anderson Road House / BE Architecture

Anderson Rd, Fawkner VIC 3060, Australia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Victor Vieaux Area: 601.0 m2 Read more ...