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Julio Bocca Returns To His Ballet Company, A Month After His Mysterious Departure

7 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

At the beginning of April, Bocca suddenly announced that, for “personal reasons,” he was temporarily stepping down as artistic director of Uruguay’s National Ballet. This week, equally unexpectedly, he appeared at a gala to announce that he was back – with two new lieutenants: Sofía Sajac (interim director while he was away) as co-director and […]

How ‘Valley Of The Dolls’ Turned Popping Pills Into A Feminist Act

7 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Re-reading the book today … elicits a more feminist interpretation: The ‘dolls’ seem less like destructive forces and more like symbols of the female protagonists’ search for self-determination, in whatever limited forms it could take in the late 60s.”

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90s Art Has a #Throwback Moment at MoCA

Like 90s-era TV, politicians, and fashion, the decade’s art is back, too.

Meet the Scientists Using VR to Tackle Climate Change

'The Crystal Reef' is a virtual reality film by scientists-turned-filmmakers.

Orchids, tiaras, minks, ermines and top hats

7 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

A biopic entitled Florence Foster Jenkins, marvelously directed by Stephen Frears of Philomena and The Queen fame, stars the actress that never ceases to amaze us all, Meryl Streep, as Mme. Jenkins.

How Rupert Everett Used A Fat Suit And A Corset To Become Oscar Wilde

7 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

In an essay for the Times, Everett recounts how he came to be playing Wilde in David Hare’s The Judas Kiss – and what it was like to do the show the evening that the UK parliament passed marriage equality.

English National Opera To Perform Outside London For First Time In 30 Years

7 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

A ten-performance run of the popular Jonathan Miller staging of The Mikado in Blackpool this summer is part of a program that will also take the company to three other venues in London while its home, the Coliseum, is rented out for musicals.

Here's Visual Proof That Sleep Deprivation Feels Like Hell

Filmmaker Kevin McGloughlin attempts to visualize the restlessness and confusion brought on by anxiety and sleep deprivation.

Hot, We Walked in on Paint Tubes Having Sex

Color mixing gets colorful in Robert Lange's 'Making Paint' series.

FishbowlNY Newsstand: The Speaker Speaks

8 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

The Times and Journal feature Paul Ryan's (completely meaningless) rebuke of Trump.

The most perfectly developed of modern playwrights if nothing else

8 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1964 Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloane premiered in London.

Robert Sampson

Originally from New York, Robert Sampson is a painter now based here in Philadelphia, where he portrays the city’s overpasses, rail bridges, streets and walls in strong, marvelously geometric compositions. He enlists shadows, street markings and pass-throughs in building his scenes, as well as pedestrians, who can sometimes be seen in groups as semi-abstract shapes. […]

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Can you tell the difference between a $150 lens and a $15,000 lens?

When it comes to buying lenses, you often get what you pay for, but is there a certain point where throwing more money at them doesn’t bring you any real benefit? In this video, Freddie Wong of RocketJump Film School compares some inexpensive Canon EF Primes ranging up to about $500 with equivalent focal length $5,000 RED Cine Lenses and [...]Show More Summary

Sorry, bell hooks And k.d. lang, This Copy Editor Will Capitalize Your Name Whether You Like It or Not

8 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Abby McIntyre: “In standard print, capitalizing these proper names is not an act of violence nor of authoritarianism nor of betrayal. It is simply an attempt at clarity.”

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