This week, the Statue of Liberty’s Muslim origins, Martin Wong in the Bronx, CNN’s objectivity lie, Jackson Pollock’s prints and drawings, antiquities on eBay, why audio doesn’t go viral, and more.
This week the Brooklyn Museum played host to the 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit despite criticism from anti-gentrification activists.
When Richard Hell’s I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp was published two years ago, it got a lot of favorable notice, but I never really thought the book — an account of the writer’s life up to about 1984 — was properly understood.
Peter Saul has an uncanny ability to seamlessly combine the hilarious and the hideous to great effect. In the middle of chortling at one of his wacky, indecorous paintings, you are apt to suddenly notice an odd and even disturbing detail.