Recipe books from the Middle Ages reveal the extreme methods with which artists achieved their reds. For the most part, painters have always loved red, from the Paleolithic period to the most contemporary.
A new exhibit showcases the work of Isamu Noguchi, from his hulking steel sculptures to collaborations with Herman Miller, Martha Graham, and Marcel Duchamp. The Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi
A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation. For the better part of the past decade, Mark Kirby has been pouring drinks and booking gigs at the 55 Bar in
By Donna Sapolin, Next Avenue Founding Editor During my freshman year in college, John, a tall scraggly sophomore who lived across campus, fell for one of my roommates and began hanging out in our dorm.
Perhaps the most influential saxophonist all of time, Coltrane produced an intensely soulful sound that reached way beyond the jazz cognoscenti Miles Davis was a good authority on the saxophonist John
Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time
In major museums around the world, some truly great works of art are hidden away from public view. What are they – and why can’t we see them? Kimberly Bradley finds out. The numbers don’t lie. At New Museum