Abolitionist cartoonist Thomas Nast had a big role in manufacturing the US version of the Christmas patriarch.
With American Christmas, Danelle Manthey presents elaborate decorative traditions as a form of folk art, but one can’t help but help but wonder if White Christmas might be a more accurate title for her project.
From an animation by Richard Williams to George C. Scott as Scrooge to the Muppets, there are countless variations on Charles Dickens’s classic.
If the proposal passes, yule be sorry if you go overboard with colorful lights or Santa displays in the Dutch city.
May we all be as merry as that boozy child.
In Happiest Season, Kristen Stewart stars in a Clea Duvall-directed story about a woman head over heels with another who won’t come out.
Hong Kong protesters are remixing the Christmas card tradition under the #freehkxmascard hashtag and decorating cards with memes and slogans from the ongoing movement.
From Minimalist to De Stijl.
In the lead-up to Christmas, Nitehawk in Williamsburg is screening Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984), a controversial and beloved slasher film about a murderous Santa.
The Beinecke Library at Yale University is exhibiting Hughes’s typewritten 1950 Christmas postcards, along with holiday cards he received from friends.
Since the 1960s, the city of Gävle in Sweden has annually built a towering Yule goat, and almost every year someone burns it down.
Krampuskarten depict Saint Nicholas’s darker counterpart: the devilish Krampus, whose current image visually carries centuries of folklore.