Art historians enthusiastically contextualize artists, but it is a more difficult task when the artist is alive to watch their attempt. Rearranging several paintings before the opening of his first retrospective show in the United States, Markus Lüpertz wanted everything to be perfect. “He choreographed the exhibit,” Phillips Collection director Dorothy Kosinski said with well-earned pride.
American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Christina Hoff Sommers is a classical equity feminist, meaning she believes the government should not impose an unfair advantage or disadvantage on women or men. But Sommers is concerned that classical equity feminism has been eclipsed by what she calls “fainting-couch feminism,” an ideology overplaying victimhood that has leaked from college campuses and celebrity activists into the mainstream.
WikiLeaks released on Tuesday what it claims are thousands of Central Intelligence Agency documents and files that reveal how the agency hacks computers and other devices, including smart phones, smart TVs, and messaging applications.
Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” has been described as the most “selfie-worthy” art show touring North America. But Kusama’s work is not necessarily pitched at the Instagram hordes who line up by the hundreds to witness her famous mirror-lined rooms. A picture—however many likes and shares it gains—cannot convey the mental afflictions that provoked each piece.
Witches around the world starting on Friday are called to cast a binding spell on President Trump “and all those who abet him” for every waning crescent moon on midnight until he is driven out of office.
House Republicans berated the Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday for allowing hundreds of employees to devote all their taxpayer-funded work hours to union activities instead of helping veterans.
Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter on Wednesday night to air her opinion on the detainment of an undocumented immigrant who has already been deported six times, calling the woman’s arrest “unconscionably terrible.”
“Happy Days” actor and longtime Donald Trump supporter Scott Baio has vowed to never shop at the department-chain store Nordstrom again.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who supports laws to limit the size of sugary drinks New Yorkers can buy and has banned tobacco use in several venues, took to Twitter on Sundayto call President Trump’s tough stance on sanctuary cities a “federal overreach.”