Mr. Hodsoll, an unlikely choice for the post, successfully lobbied against deep cuts in the National Endowment for the Arts during his tenure.
“Blithely ignoring conflicts of interest, he remained a working composer throughout his tenure at The Herald Tribune. His pieces were performed by leading orchestras, sometimes with Thomson conducting! He reviewed ensembles and artists who performed his music, usually quite favorably. While at the paper, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Far from being embarrassed, […]
“In one room dedicated to ice cream cones, the wall is covered in vague, uncredited trivia — ‘cones damaged during production are further ground down into animal feed’ — and guests can suck on a helium-filled balloon made of heated sugar.”
Kristin Dombek’s book, subtitled “An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism,” shows how a clinical term metastasized into a sweeping description of our entire culture.
The “Trilogy” concerts, presented at the Lincoln Center Festival, showcased the outstanding communication between the four players in So Percussion.
Ms. Pelosi, whose film “Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?” debuts on Monday, spoke with one of our reporters at the Democratic National Convention.
In this documentary, Alexandra Pelosi interviews those who donate enormous amounts to political, specifically presidential, campaigns.
Taikang Life Insurance, run by Chen Dongsheng, now holds 13.5 percent of Sotheby’s stock, evidence of how far China has risen in the art business.
Kate Bush fanatics will get a kick out The Kate Inside, a new limited edition book with photographs of the singer taken by the Italian music photographer Guido Harari. The duo met in Milan in the late 1970s and worked together from 1982-93 on …
Staff from across the Tate Modern, including its director, Frances Morris, provided mini guided tours of its new and rehung galleries during the Uniqlo-sponsored relaunch weekend in June. Since then more than one million visitors have ex…