Sunday, April 15, 2018

Milos Forman, Who Won Directing Oscars For 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' And 'Amadeus,' Has Died At 86 by Artsjournal2

Forman's direction of Cuckoo's Nest put him "in the front rank of those who struggled to make big, commercial films with countercultural sensibilities. His sympathy for the odd man out was a…

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Great Irish Writer Who Died Homeless In New York by Artsjournal2

Maeve Brennan "would not have left Ireland at the age of 17 if she’d been given the choice, and yet in her adult years she didn’t choose to return. A displaced person, always on provisio…

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Turning Mass Evictions Into Act by Artsjournal2

The forced demolitions of thousands of migrants workers' homes isn't a quiet process in China. The artists are making sure of that. "Musicians are performing rap songs that take aim at overz…

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Barbara Lekberg, Who Wielded A Blowtorch For Her Art, Has Died At 92 by Artsjournal2

Lekberg found her medium when she learned to weld. "'The old struggle with plaster and coat hangers ended when I began to weld steel,' she said, referring to her early efforts to make sculpt…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The New York Times Comedy Critic Explains How He Works (And Decides What's Funny)

Jason Zinoman: "The first question I ask of a show isn't whether or not it's funny. Rather, I look to understand: What is the comic trying to do, and how interesting or new is it?"

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