Below, you’ll find mnartists.org’s 20 most-read articles of 2013 — just a sampling of more than 125 original, longform articles, essays, interviews and reviews we published in the homepage arts magazine last year. Compiling this list, I’m struck by the rapid growth of readership for the site’s journalism in recent months. Our most-read pieces routinely […] Below, you’ll find mnartists.org’s 20 most-read…
New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater’s “Nutcracker” productions demonstrate how dancers evolve as they advance to new roles.
"But have you ever wondered why so little of the future promised in TED talks actually happens? So much potential and enthusiasm, and so little actual change. Are the ideas wrong? Or is the idea about what ideas can do all by themselves wrong?" The Guardian (UK) 12/30/13
"Although the spare and modern design marks a clear improvement over Metro's wildly uneven status quo, it is also overly restrained, even bloodless. What it's lacking more than anything is the colorful, informal exuberance that has always animated the most significant L.A. architecture and design." Los Angeles Times 12/31/13
"Clearly, gender-based award categories are essential to maintaining even a tenuous presence for talented women in Hollywood." Pacific Standard 12/30/13
"At some point, Banksy crossed the line between success and establishment hack. He should have seen it coming. The art world, with its unforgiving addiction to novelty, always sneers at popular success. The critical backlash was two fold." Hyperallergic 12/31/13