While hardly about the pandemic, or any of the other crises so afflicting us, all are invoked in this exhibition, which is also often tender and profoundly soulful.
A Cat Woman Guides an Unusual, Interactive Tour of the Walt Disney Concert Hall
As someone deeply skeptical of technologically aided “interactive” art, I found this to be a thoroughly novel and captivating experience.
7 Audio Journeys that Let You Escape New York While Walking Its Streets
From an artist-led exploration of Central Park, to a field guide for a toxic waterway, here are seven recommendations for New York City sonic journeys.
Peering into a Caravan Haunted by Marionettes
As the sounds of a storm fill the gallery, the illuminated caravan begins to clatter with life.
Music for a Solemn Space: The First Contemporary Art at the Cloisters
For the first time in its history, the Cloisters is exhibiting a work of contemporary art.
The Sensory Worlds of Memory
TORONTO — Lost in the Memory Palace sticks with you long after you leave the museum. It crawls under your skin and creeps into your head. Don’t be surprised if it even starts popping up in your dreams.
My Year in Art: A Top 6
I’d like to start with a disclaimer: Top 5, 10, whatever lists make me nervous. They feel so definitive, so set in stone, and that makes me uncomfortable. What happens when my opinions evolve (as they inevitably will), or when I change my mind tomorrow, or if I accidentally forget something?
The Sounds of Murder
The congregating of crows to mourn is part of the inspiration beind the flock of black box speakers in “The Murder of Crows,” a disorienting sound installation by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller in the Park Avenue Armory.
Northern English Museum Celebrates Ten Years
GATESHEAD, UK — I’ve visited 35 states in the USA since I moved to Chicago ten years ago, and I’ve been struck many times by the presence of high-quality art museums in out-of-the-way places, but it’smore surprising to see a comparable art space in England. But the Baltic Mill Art Museum, in the northeast of England, is just such a place, and it’s currently celebrating its tenth anniversary.