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As the New York Times moves forward with its dismaying plan to
lay off dozens of copy editors restructure its copy desk, a memorial in Columbia City, Indiana, is crying out with a message: The world needs copy editors. More than ever.
The monument honors 15 local soldiers who died in the Vietnam War. Alongside the central stone slab, it features a bench remembering those who fought in other wars. Among them are the Iraq War and the “War on Terriorism” — a new benchmark for memorial misspellings.
The typo raises all kinds of entertaining possibilities. Would that it were actually a tribute to the heroes of a little-known war against French vintners or to the promulgators of an obscure assault on feisty dogs. Alas, the spelling would still be wrong. “A pretty small thing to worry about” and yet a pretty big loss in the war on typos.
Memes depicting a sinister, all-powerful Joe Biden alter ego are sweeping the internet, and the Democratic establishment is loving it.
“She dug into what she was fascinated by and obsessed with: things that existed on the periphery, people who didn’t follow the rules,” said one of her friends.
The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection
Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21.
The prized antiquities, dating from the Bronze Age to the 12th century, were trafficked by the notorious British dealer Douglas Latchford.
With Paradise Camp, artist Yuki Kihara attempts to challenge and undermine colonial images of Sāmoa through a radical camp aesthetic.
Art and photographs, publications from the 19th and 20th centuries, manuscripts, posters and more are set to cross the auction block on August 18.
Combining elements of Surrealism, Symbolism, and portraiture, Vicuña’s paintings are parables of personal and political awakening.
Featuring a delicate lead performance by Christine Froseth, this is a smart, sometimes purposefully discomfiting comedy about taking control of one’s sexuality.
Masaaki Yuasa’s latest anime feature embodies a revolutionary spirit in its tale of outcasts breaking ground in medieval Japan.
Lebanese art dealer Georges Lotfi, who once helped authorities seize looted antiquities, is now accused of doing his own share of trafficking too.
An exhibition depicts how people have reimagined the medieval period in the centuries since, and how they have revealed their own interests and ideals with each new interpretation.