Mindy Alper, who has struggled with mental illness her whole life, uses drawing and papier-mâché sculpture for both therapy and communication.
The Cubist painting “No. 9, Nature Morte Espagnole” fits surprisingly well with themes in the Oscar-nominated film.
While we wait for what the Academy Awards might hold on Sunday, it’s worth revisiting the ceremony’s history of protest, beginning with Marlon Brando’s rejection of his award in 1973.
From a film on basketball legend Kobe Bryant to an adaptation of Roald Dahl poems, this is the first crop of nominees in many years without a single dud.
The films vying for Academy Awards this year include the Swedish art world satire The Square, a hand-painted animated film about Vincent van Gogh, and an irreverent documentary by Agnès Varda and JR.