Garth Ross of the Kennedy Center is chosen to program the Schwarzman Center, due to open in 2020.
The practical utility of Google Translate and similar technologies is undeniable, and probably it’s a good thing overall, but there is still something deeply lacking in the approach, which is conveyed by a single word: understanding. Machine translation has never focused on understanding language. Instead, the field has always tried to “decode”—to get away without […]
Like other novelties of the post-hipster age, the source of the value is not just the finished work, but also the tedious and rarefied conditions of its production. The spectacle of painters hanging from a wall is as much Colossal’s product as the murals themselves. Colossal offers time-lapse footage and photos for clients to share […]
Work shirts as art and commentary; visual static defined by its mood; and simple portraits elevated by acid orange, glitter and little red “seekers.”
The South by Southwest film festival announced its features lineup. Here are 5 titles among the film and television entries that stand out.
The multidimensional or layered character of complex problems undermines the principle of meritocracy: the idea that the ‘best person’ should be hired. There is no best person. When putting together an oncological research team, a biotech company such as Gilead or Genentech would not construct a multiple-choice test and hire the top scorers, or hire […]
David Loeb Weiss’s 1968 documentary, “No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger,” conveys the anger of black antiwar protesters.
“At $30, it costs more to enter the Barnes than any other art museum in the country, according to a list compiled by Art News since the decision by the Metropolitan Museum in New York to end pay-what-you-wish ticket prices for out-of-state visitors. The Met now charges $25. But wait. That $30 Barnes ticket is […]
This week, we celebrate a milestone with snippets from listeners’ favorite episodes.
A portion of “Turf,” a duet section from Camille A. Brown’s “ink” that takes the dancers from boyhood innocence to teenagers protecting their turf to manhood.