John Albert Calder

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Pianist and composer John Lewis was born on this day! Best known as a founding member of the Modern Jazz Quartet, he also released a number of great solo recordings during his long career. You can hear John Lewis and the MJQ on our Piano Jazz, Piano Trios, Vibraphone & Hard Bop channels -

“Fabulous” “Those paying attention to the shape of jazz in the late ‘60s knew that what trumpeter Miles Davis was doing was utterly pioneering.” - Yahoo Music

... towards a Pure Land

'All artists try different paths. They constantly change, and they have their 'this' period or their 'that' period. I am not saying the Buddhist …

Our top classical musicians must learn to say no

Blame for the relentless suburbanization of classical music is invariably laid at the door of radio stations, record companies and the media. But …

The 'Marvelous Living' Of Soprano Jessye Norman

When it comes to singers, there have been few voices considered as majestic as soprano Jessye Norman's. The celebrated opera singer from Augusta, Ga. has meticulously built a career on her own terms, choosing her projects intelligently and carefully guarding her vocal resources, which have often …

Mutter ist die Beste

Auf höchstem Niveau seit 25 Jahren: Anne-Sophie Mutter und ihr Lieblingspianist Lambert Orkis führen eine perfekte künstlerische Ehe - und sind immer …

Avi Avital with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra: Master of mandolin made music shine

<b>City Recital Hall, May 7</b><p>It takes a lot of charisma to outshine the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s artistic director. Last night, however, Paul …

The Hudson River School raised landscape painting to preeminent status in America in the mid-nineteenth century. In honor of Earth Day read online or download a PDF of the out-of-print Met publication “American Parade: The World of the Hudson River School.” Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796–1886) | The Beeches | 1845

Josie Long: finding the funny in a tour of Tate Modern

<b>I used to go to galleries for writing inspiration…</b><br>When I was in my mid-20s, galleries and museums were a massive source of inspiration for me. I found it useful to look outside my own life, and I love those little potted stories that you get by the side of an exhibit – they spark my imagination. …

M82: Stunning View of Starburst Galaxy

#MatisseLive is coming to a cinema near you! Have you seen the new posters yet?

10 Art Terms That Don't Mean What You Think They Mean

When talking about art, there are more than a few vocabulary words that -- let's face it -- we use to sound smart. Call them highfalutin and grandiloquent (see what we did there?), terms like "postmodernism" and "assemblage" are tossed about like badges of honor or passwords to an exclusive club. …

Enjoy this stunning 1918 painting by Gustav Klimt called The Dancer.

Step into Matisse's studio! | Tate

Seeing the cut-outs today in their final state, neatly mounted and framed, is very different from how Matisse experienced these works when he made …

Need a special Mother's Day gift? These delicate Byzantine Peacock Earrings, moon-shaped with peacocks on either side of a tree with branched arabesques, are based on a pair of 6th–7th century gold earrings featuring lovely "opus interrasile" work. More here→

Puebla was the most prominent of the Mexican centers of pottery production to employ the technique of tin-enameled earthenware. Learn more and view a slideshow of works: Featured Artwork of the Day: Basin with polychrome scroll motif on strippled ground | First half of the 19th century | Puebla, Mexico

Art criticism in the post-medium age: Boris Groys in conversation with Anna Lovatt – Talk at Tate Modern | Tate

Left Right<p>How has formalist and poststucturalist thinking shaped our understanding of art and art history in the 20th century? What relevance do such …

We love Laurent Chehere's Flying Houses series.

Sunday from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m., join us for Love Speaks: A Day of Art and Poetry from the Muslim World. Explore the many facets of love through poetry performances, workshops, and artist demonstrations followed by a special Sunday at the Met. Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) | “Marriage of Khusrau and Shirin”, Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami | A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25

“The Flowering of Edo Period Painting” features exemplary works from painting schools that arose in Japan in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Gion Seitoku (Japanese, active 1789–1830) | Woman Applying Makeup | late 18th–early 19th century | Lent by Feinberg Collection

Medhi Ghadyanloo’s murals turn Tehran buildings into storytelling works of art.

Astronomers at Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics create first realistic virtual universe. Learn more at

Flora, Nurseries, and the Economics of the Roman Plant Trade

Flora, Nurseries, and the Economics of the Roman Plant Trade<p>The Getty Villa <b><br>Date:</b> Saturday, May 10, 2014 <b><br>Time:</b> 2:00-3:00 p.m. <b><br>Location:</b> Getty Villa, …