For decades, Gabriel Matzneff got a pass from French culture mavens as he extolled the pleasures of sex with underage boys and girls. No longer.
Eleven freewheeling pharmaceutically messy vignettes
Great literature isnt all weighty tomes, as this selection from novelist Aybmi Adby proves
The directors first biography, by Maura Spiegel, sheds light on the man but may not satisfy film buffs.
It is 1348. Berna has stolen a book from her fathers library, and now she is getting the gardener to cut her a rose from the grounds of their manor house in Gloucestershire. These crimes, she explains to her cousin Pogge, are nothing compared to the one she had been planning, which was to take her own life by throwing herself into the moat. Your moats not profound enough for drownage, her cousin points out drily.
The sequel to The Peripheral is full of cultural commentary, plus imagination and suspense.
Space quest, climate polemic and literary experiment collide in a challenging and visionary epic
My Name Is Lucy Barton, based on Elizabeth Strouts novel, has its official New York opening.
Laura Linney plays a writer recalling an interruption to her long estrangement from her emotionally withholding mother in 'My Name Is Lucy Barton,' playwright Rona Munro's solo adaptation of the Elizabeth Strout novel.
Martin Lewis tweeted the message on Wednesday
She spent 33 years on the two-volume biography, examining 460,000 items at the Library of Congress that stretched 319 linear feet.
A recently revealed statement has revived the debate over whether we should let artists' personal lives affect our reading of their work.
NEW ORLEANS - ExhibitBE came to a triumphant close on Martin Luther King Day, five years ago. Some of the original murals that crowded the walls of the derelict five-story DeGaulle Manor apartment building are still intact, though some have been tagged over or altered. The building itself is still a sprawling unoccupied shell, sprouting weeds and strewn with trash, old mattresses and other debris. The hazardous site is no longer open to the public.
Artist Aditi Joglekar Hardikar finds inspiration in fountain pens and crayons in her latest exhibition.
Yesterday, the Los Angeles rapper Aaron Carter took his fingertips to promoting his new hoodies on Twitter. He used an artwork without permission by 25-year-old Berlin artist Jonas Jdicke, whose work has been stolen in the past.
Italian authorities have confirmed a painting found hidden in the wall of a Piacenza art gallery is the long-lost "Portrait of a Lady" by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt.
Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood
As the sit-in at one of the prominent anti-CAA protest sites continues in the capital, the different kinds of artworks and installations continue to send out the message of resistance.
A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen "Portrait of a Lady" by Austria's Gustav Klimt, prosecutors said on Friday, two decades after the artwork went missing. The century-old painting was discovered concealed in an external wall by
Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls is Gustav Klimt's Portrait of a Lady.
Gardeners found the painting in the wall of the Italian museum it was stolen from almost 23 years ago.
"I was nine and I was at school when I found out and we have lived with the mystery of its disappearance ever since," said museum worker Dario Gallinari.
Authorities in the Italian town of Piacenza on Friday confirmed a painting found hidden in a wall of the local art gallery was by the Austrian master Gustav Klimt, ending doubts over its authenticity.
Konkani poet Neelba Khandekar on the controversy over his Sahitya Akademi-winning volume of poetry.
At a ceremony organised to confer the Zaverchand Meghani Lok Sahiyta Award and the Lokgayak Hemu Gadhvi Award, GSA Chairman Vishnu Pandya said there was a need to reinvigorate teaching and the learning of literature in universities of the state.
Saskia Hamilton on how she put Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick back in conversation, recontextualizing the letters they wrote to each other during their highly publicized divorce.
POETRY: In this third collection, Danez Smith's poems burst with rage and love.
Karen Fullett-Christensen was installed Wednesday as the first-ever poet laureate of Aurora.
The author of Cleanness takes his guiding motto for artistic innovation from a poem by Frank Bidart.
From a lament for the victims of Grenfell Tower to snapshots of Windrush arrivals activist, musician and poet Roger Robinson discusses the inspiration behind his prizewinning collection
Two poems written in two different times and contexts are engaging with new rhythms through creative transpositions.
Kaifi Azmi Quotes, Shayari, Poems, Poetry:
Google Doodle today: In the film industry, Kaif Azmi joined writers like Sahir Ludhianvi, Jan Nisar Akhtar, Majrooh Sultanpuri and changed the vocabulary of the Hindi film songs. Azmi won accolades for his work in movies like Garam Hawa, Manthan, Heer Raanjha, Kaagaz Ke Phool.
Khandekar told The Indian Express that he was told by the officers in the Akademi that Sneha Morajkar, the then acting President had cancelled the order citing objectionable and obscene content.
The stolen books include poetry by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, a volume of photography by Portland filmmaker Gus Van Sant and even a 1970s book about natural foods by comedian Dick Gregory.
The Oakland school district once rule Ebonics as an official language for Black students.
It's only a 40-minute drive from Queens to the Bronx in New York, but the difference in dialect is obvious to most familiar with the English language.
Speaking the same language isn't always enough...especially if it's English.
The Crown contends Justice Terry Clackson committed a number of errors and made comments that gave rise to a reasonable apprehension of bias in the acquittal of David and Collet Stephan.
A dialect coach breaks down Catherine O'Hara singular accent in her role as Moira Rose: "It's not the most obvious kind of vowels that we would associate with British, Mid-Atlantic, old-timey Hollywood."
There are many advantages to learning "dead" languages, including giving students an advantage in studying other languages.
A team of scientists, led by scholars from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, has published a new version of the Database of Cross-Linguistic Colexifications (CLICS), covering lexical associations in more than 3,100 languages varieties. The new version of the database offers lexical data on an unprecedented scale and provides a detailed, reproducible workflow for data aggregation, allowing scholars from all over the world to contribute to future versions.
The book that saves your writing when youre stuck has a story all its own. Heres what you never knew about your trusty thesaurus.
MIT researchers have found that although a significant percentage of the American public believed the winner of the November 2016 presidential election would be a woman, people rarely used the pronoun 'she' when referring to the next president before the election.
I will not let its fine work die through despair.
A 20th-century experiment allowed the museum to present a cross-section of contemporary activity" without permanent commitments.
Spanish banker gets jail term for trying to smuggle out Picasso work
Jaime Botn was jailed for trying to get The Head of a Young Woman out of Spain to sell abroad.
Mir's sculptures, which he created after finding fame with painting, show the artist's truly wild side in an exhibition on view at Acquavella.
Its one of the most original self-portraits ever painted. And, yes, its a lot of yellow.
Paris Muses, which manages 14 important institutions, has released a trove of images into the public domain
Max Norman writes about the book The End: Artists Late and Last Works, by the art historian Carel Blotkamp, and on late-career works by Raphael, Piet Mondrian, and Charley Toorop.
Pointillist works by Pissarro and Signac returned to the family of a Jewish art collector are expected to raise millions at auction
Mikail Akar is just seven years old but already his work is selling for tens of thousands of dollars and being compared to the most legendary expressionist painters.
In his last years, as he was dying of complications from syphilis, artist douard Manet was in agonizing pain but you'd never know it from his exquisite flower bouquets and vibrant portraits.
The Celebrity Edge boasts four works of art for every one of its 1,000 feet! It's more than a floating gallery, though. The installations are whimsical and enhance the voyage.
An irresistible exhibition at Mystic Seaport Museum features an array of works from Britains Tate.
Posthumous celebrations of two undervalued but extraordinary 20th century artists give them both the recognition they deserve
Our critic explores Yuichiro Ukais pen-and-marker dinosaurs and samurai, ceramic animals from the Peruvian Amazon and the photography of Vivian Maier.
Norman Lewis was a Harlem-based artist who is finally getting his due.
Audrey Munson is the biggest supermodel you've never heard of. She was considered the feminine ideal for a generation of artists and filmmakers in the early 1920s before her career went south. Find out why.
Israeli artist Tsibi Geva continues his interest in deconstructing architecture, patterns and industrial items in a new show at Albertz Benda.
Dia al-Azzawi, a Baghdad-born artist, weaves antiquity, poetry and messages of resistance at MoMA PS1.
The Brooklyn Museum has reinstalled its virtuosic collection of Chinese and Japanese works, stretching from ancient stoneware to contemporary paintings.
A posthumous show by one of the most talented painters of his generation reveals a visionary fusion of form and feeling, our critic writes.
Feel the Sun in Your Mouth is loosely organized around the theme of the senses.
To consider how modern works might preserve the spirit of the playfully hand-drawn line, its helpful to watch cartoons made in the silent era, Richard Brody writes.
"Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power", currently on view at San Franciscos de Young Museum, expertly documents the political content of African-American art in the 1960s and 70s, revealing how a highly varied group of artists responded to a singular historical moment.
The organizer of a disastrous Brooklyn holiday festival claims her winter wonderland was just fine -- until it was undermined by "disgruntled" vendors and a snow-job by local media.