Today, I did a deep dive into YouTube and pulled out this undigested grain from a pile of … well, you get the picture.
Earlier today, the Pritzker Foundation named Shigeru Ban as its 2014 Laureate. Focusing on his work in disaster relief, the nine-person jury praised his interventions in places such as Rwanda, Haiti, India, China, Italy, and his home country of Japan — Ban is the third Japanese architect in the past five years to win the award.
LOS ANGELES — I didn’t mean for my trip to Portland to have such a focus on race.
The mythology of the Beatles, like all mass phenomena, extends far beyond the primary realm of their music — even the group’s most tangential interests and dalliances carry a profound aura of cultural history.
The fight to obtain resale royalties for visual artists may be gaining momentum thanks to the newly introduced American Royalties, Too (ART) Act of 2014, but the major auction houses are determined to stop it.
Hey, New Yorkers, you’re going to love this! Londoners and Berliners already knew about the underground Lost Lectures events, but now New Yorkers are about to get their first taste of the series that hosts enchanting talks from secret locations on the worlds of art, science, literature, music, dance, and culture.
Yesterday saw the release of a single from Jay Electronica, the second this month from the elusive London-based rapper. This latest song features Jay Z, who deploys his verses to respond to a comment Drake made about his Picasso proclivities in a Rolling Stone profile last month.
LOS ANGELES — Non-celebrities are more innovative with the selfie because all eyes are not (yet) on them.
Suffering from inner ear problems possibly related to the chemicals in the black-and-white photographic process, and urged further by the extinction of Kodak film, Jed Devine has turned to (gasp!) digital, and what’s more, to color. He might as well be working in a different medium altogether.