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Friday, January 17, 2014
An upcoming museum exhibition and film remind us that German dictator Adolf Hitler declared a war on modern art, branding it as "degenerate," seizing it from private owners, and often selling it to help finance the Third Reich.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Most people have heard of British street artist Banksy. Well, New York City has Hanksy. He's been putting up his pun-based work on city streets for last two and a half years.
Monday, December 30, 2013
The store is operated by the Church of Bible Understanding, and the owners tell customers that part of the proceeds go to pay for an orphanage the group runs in Haiti. But an AP investigation found that conditions at the orphanage run by the group are so poor that the Haitian government has said it should close.
Friday, December 20, 2013
2013 was the year when New Yorkers stood in line for up to eight hours to go through a rainy, dark room. It was also the year when a painting of a tiny bird from the 1600's drew record crowds to a local museum. And when a famous rotunda was filled with anything but light.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
It was a year when Beyonce surprised fans with an unexpected new album. And she made history becoming the first woman to hit number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with her five studio albums. Her husband Jay-Z and pop star Lady Gaga also had new records out. And a teenager from New Zealand, Lorde, became a hit. But John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, says it was New York that ruled the music scene in 2013, and he has a list of ten reasons why.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The substance was made by DuPont and there is new evidence that the company knew ortho-toluidine caused cancer in animals since the 50s.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Museums usually mount exhibits featuring one artist. Or a period in history. Or an art movement. But for the first time in its history, the Museum of Modern Art is devoting an exhibition to an art dealer.
Friday, December 06, 2013
The holiday season means yet more to chose from on New York stages. There are dozens of Christmas-inspired shows — from the classic, to the "Occupy" versions — many family productions to consider if you have visitors in town, and several plays to see before they close.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Thanks to Donna Tartt's new novel, The Goldfinch, record crowds are flocking to the Frick Collection on the Upper East Side to see a small painting of a bird created almost 400 years ago.
Friday, November 15, 2013
This season, there are plenty of new plays — and plenty of re-imagined classics. Our critics take a look at what to see now.
Friday, November 08, 2013
He painted freckled boy scouts, sprightly grandmothers and little black girls walking into an all-white school. Norman Rockwell was the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, and served as America's unofficial "artist in chief."
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Are big department stores taking the uproar over "shop and frisk" seriously?
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Bill de Blasio romped last night, winning the vast majority of election precincts, no matter which racial group was dominant.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices. Jenn Rogien designs costumes for some of today's most popular television shows, including Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" and HBO's "Girls."
Friday, October 25, 2013
Crime is low and rents are high in New York, but graffiti is back.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Friday, September 27, 2013
There is no lack of paintings that show mountains or human figures. What's in this week? Paintings with words.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty has been around since 1972, but a financial scandal could prove devastating for the charity.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Thompson met with supporters Thursday night, declaring he will wait until the Board of Elections counts the votes from machines this weekend before taking further action.