Loving Vincent is a corny new biopic made from 62,450 hack oil paintings in Van Gogh’s style – and is an insult to the human struggle in his original works Vincent van Gogh is peculiarly cursed to be misunderstood
A 362-year-old painting of a tiny bird has become one of the most popular of its time. But will we ever know what The Goldfinch means? Alastair Sooke takes a closer look. On the face of it, it couldn’t
A few weeks ago I was sitting poolside in Florida with a friendly retiree who was standing in the warm aqua water, beaming with friendliness. We started chatting, first about his hometown, Pittsburgh,
Rembrandt’s perfect drawing, Caravaggio’s invention of Hollywood lighting, Monet capturing a moment in time. David Hockney and critic Martin Gayford discuss the craft behind the greatest art David Hockney:
IDEAS Ed Conard is an AEI Visiting Scholar, former Bain Capital partner and author of the new book The Upside of Inequality and Unintended Consequences Blaming the success of America’s 1% for the slow
Many parents who grew up playing outdoors with friends, walking alone to the park or to school, and enjoying other moments of independent play are now raising children in a world with very different norms.
It won't fit in your tiny house. Marie Kondo thinks it should be eschewed entirely unless it sparks joy. And there won't be any need for all your whisks and woks once you switch over to Soylent for sustenance.
What’s behind our culture’s perennial obsession with minimalism? According to Stuart Tolley, it resurfaces in times of social flux. “For me, it’s a cleansing of the palette,” says Stuart Tolley, who runs
”There is nothing more powerful than storytelling,” muses Ioana Cristina Casapu, Managing Director of Berlin ArtParasites. “We need a place to put our passions into, and as long as we can feel and make
Mihail Sebastian’s novel for Two Thousand Years – now translated into English – is one of the foremost chronicles of the rise of nazism in Europe The constantly inquiring narrative voice that informs page
Plato grew up in an Athens at war. A few years after Athens completed the Parthenon, it started its fight against Sparta. The deadly and destructive Peloponnesian War consumed almost the last twenty-five
By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf St. Patrick's Day is a time to honor Irish heritage and culture, whether that means attending a performance of Irish music or dancing, wearing green and searching four-leafed
Anyone who enjoyed Ali Smith’s novel How to be Both, with its charmingly loopy monologue of an Italian Renaissance painter prattling away to us through one of the book’s famously interchangeable halves,