National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis is among the poets joining L.A. Times Book Club readers on Sept. 24.
The poet laureate reflects on capturing life as it appeared to a West Yorkshire twentysomething in the collection that launched his career
There are ten writers on the longlist in five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation and young people's literature. Two debut novels are in the running for the fiction prize.
The Gary Anthology was forged to complicate standard narratives about the Steel City, urban violence, race and decay through the discerning voices of its residents.
Equality Arizona's Queer Poetry Salon features the poets of the LGBTQ+ community including CA Conrad, Raquel Salas Rivera and Cyre Jarelle Johnson.
Poet and Plath biographer who explored a wide world of thought and feeling
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michael Epstein helms Murder in House Two. Plus: a thoroughly modern guide to sex and dating with Gizzi Erskine and Sydney Lima
By holding up first-time writers, indie publishers, diverse voices, Booker shortlist mirrors a moment of cultural change.
Given the mass demonstrations over police violence against Black people plus a president bent on widening the countrys deep racial divide, the authors new book, Just Us: An American Conversation, could not be timelier.
The unsung writer, known to many as "Anonymous," led a life of indelible verse
L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis joins the L.A. Times Book Club Sept. 24 for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, an evening of discussion and poetry performances.
News of a literary bent from around the region. This week's news includes new poetry from Dan Chiasson, a graphic novel about the US Constitution, and a virtual fund-raiser for the Mass Poetry Society.
Comedian by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, which features a banana that is taped to a wall, is being accepted into the Guggenheim Museum in Manha...
The group, A Better Guggenheim, claims it is holding the museum "accountable for systemic racism and a toxic work environment."
LACMA finally released plans for the building's interiors and they are ... gray. Plus, a loss for L.A. urbanism journalism, COVID-age theater and the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in our weekly arts newsletter.
The government is calling the announcement its first major step to modernize the museum
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The Birmingham Museum of Art will reopen its doors to the public on Oct. 6, nearly seven months after pandemic shutdown.
The acquisition does not include the banana; rather, it consists of a detailed list of instructions on installing and displaying the fruit.
Ephemeral works of art, like Maurizio Cattelans creation out of fruit, can often pose conservation challenges for the museums that have them.
As LACMA nears completing demolition of its 1960s and '80s-era buildings, the museum finally releases a floor plan for architect Peter Zumthor's museum rebuild.
In a time of crisis with no end in sight, durational performance, or endurance art, surfaces in our consciousness. Is this the art of our age?
Since the outcry, Gores private equity group said it intends to eventually divest from a company that handles prison communications.
Veuve Cliquot's latest collaboration with artist Yayoi Kusama resulted in a new collectors edition bottle featuring the artists favorite subject, the dot, which she uses as a bridge to champagnes most famous quality, the bubble.
What is the role of visual art during a time of crisis? Curators answer whether it is an escape from, a reflection of or a reaction to the state of the world.
He himself as much an artist as a historian and won plaudits for his scenes of everyday people past and present going about their lives in the city.
The 19th-century polymath continues to influence the Institutions research; a major Smithsonian exhibition explains how and why
He was nearing 50 when a 1981 showing in Manhattan put him in greater demand.
Citing the exhibit's reinforcement of "racist and stereotypical thinking," the Pitt Rivers Museum moved a total of 120 human remains into storage
Four Smithsonian museums -- the Renwick Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, the American Art Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture -- are to reopen Friday to in-person visitors with certain coronavirus restrictions in place.
/PRNewswire/ -- Whether you 're looking for some Halloween fright or just Fall family fun, Liberty Hall Museum has it all! Through the remainder of the year,...
Doors open Friday at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Culture
American Art and African American museums and National Portrait Gallery join the zoo and Udvar-Hazy in welcoming visitors.
Arts institutions use their collective reach to spotlight the late Civil Rights leader during a summer of unrest.
Indigenous department heads resignation and charge of outright discrimination spurs board to launch investigation and begin diversity and inclusion programming
Boston.com launches a book club, the history behind Hamilton takes center stage, and an exhibit focuses on the humble seat.
Imogen Greenhalgh: Aspects of lockdown behaved a bit like art does, in that they altered our sense of time and our attention to what is right in front of us. Chantal Joffe: Ive been painting my own mum a lot during lockdown, pictures of her now and when she was young. I love thinking that all of that isnt losther youth, us little. Its still present. You can hold on to the person she was. When I was painting it, I was there, in the picture: it was electric, like time travel.
Street artists memorialize Black lives lost to racism and police violence
Boston-area artists completed six new murals that touch on rising water levels, plastic pollution, and biodiversity loss.
A Black Live Matter mural that put Martinez in the national spotlight and became a lightning rod for controversy will be painted over next month, according to the city manager.
Tribute that adds abandoned shopping trollies to the impressionist image of water lilies to be sold at Sotheby’s auction
It uses sunlight to convert pollutants into less harmful compounds.
The rooms of the RxArt-supported project, which have a calming, David Hockney-like effect, will make life easier for pediatric patients at Harlem Hospital in New York
The street artists effort to use trademark law instead of copyright to protect his paintings from commercial knockoffs is thwarted by a European Union decision.
Most years, the Archibald exhibition is worth viewing as an amusing exercise in social history. This year it is worth seeing for the art.
The elusive graffiti artist lost a battle with a greetings card company over a trademark of Flower Thrower one his most iconic pieces of art, which is an image of a protester throwing a bunch of flowers.
The decision, which can be appealed, followed a dispute between U.K. greeting card company Full Colour Black Ltd. and the company that authenticates a...
The company argued they should be able to use Banksys images because his anonymity prevents him from being identified as their owner.
Booker prize winner recalls angry decade as part of counter-cultural, black womanist community
The novel became a global best seller after the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks.
A sharp-eyed satirist of the banalities of office life in her novels The New Me and Jillian, the US author talks about the frustrations of work and finding success through writing about failure
The novelists musings on his life, art and loved ones are humorous, grumpy and utterly compelling on grief
Antonio Camposs The Devil All the Time (now on Netflix) is narrated by a native Ohio man and the author of the novel upon which the film is based.
Fiction contenders include Brit Bennett, the author of The Vanishing Half; Randall Kenan, a beloved writer who died in August; and Douglas Stuart, a debut novelist who is also a Booker Prize finalist.
Two acclaimed debut novels and a story collection whose author died last month are among the 10 fiction contenders for this years National Book Award. The debut novels, which the...
Sergio Osl talks about his partnership with AMC
The National Book Foundation hasannounced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Awards. Brit Bennett and Isabel Wilkerson are among the nominees.
NEW YORK (AP) Two of the summer's most talked about novels, Brit Bennett's The Vanishing Half and Megha Majumdar's A Burning, are on the National Book Awards fiction longlist....
Mariah Carey and Megan Rapinoe tell all in new memoirs, Don DeLillo and Bryan Washington release new fiction, and more fall books to look forward to.
The author on being inspired by Sue Townsend, frightened by Beatrix Potter – and the monologue she wishes she’d written