The Bank of England has announced that a visual artist will grace the new £20 bill.
I think that there is ample justification for the disturbing scene in “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken.”
The cultural push towards artifacts with obvious, immediate utility is symptomatic of a culture that fails to place sufficient value on humanistic or artistic pursuits, many of which don’t have tangible or quantifiable benefits.
Have you ever wondered what your name, or the words “Anna Karenina,” would sound like as a sequence of beats?
MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY — To devote a show to an era is to delimit the era in question, carving it off from surrounding epochs and ascribing some measure of thematic or aesthetic continuity to it.
A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals that it is possible to enhance creativity by zapping certain regions of the brain with electrical currents.
The new Apple Watch is the pinnacle of technological achievement.
The show is a patchwork of guilt and fascination: even as it prompts us to renounce the passivity of watching, its success as a television series requires our complicity.
In the 1800s, long before swiping right, there were escort cards: paper cards that men presented to women as an indication of their interest.
Do emoji, which comprise so much of our textual communication, really constitute a language?
The privilege of writing about oneself — of passing one’s vanity off as profundity — is reserved almost exclusively for male authors.
Celebrated writers Teju Cole, Rachel Kushner, Taiye Selasi, Peter Carey, Michael Ondaatje, and Francine Prose have withdrawn from this year’s annual PEN American Center gala, citing discomfort with the organization’s plan to honor French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.