The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts two operas this fall. In a world premier, David Lang's The Loser examines a failed piano
Soprano Sonya Yoncheva in Metropolitan Opera 'La Traviata.' Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera You know, I think one of
Opera, as an art form, finds increasing competition in terms of all the shorter-form entertainment and a challenge from the
On the evenings of April 21 and 22, the banks of the River Tiber in Rome will come alive with light, shadow, and music, in a free, public, site-specific performance along the Piazza Tevere.
South African artist William Kentridge is creating a history of Rome, from myth to migration, in the very pollution that has plagued the city for years.
Modernity, Jean-Michel Rabaté tells us, may be nothing but its own ghost. Mexico City and New York-based Miguel Angel Rios' work spans two centuries and responds and interrogates, as inflection and affliction, to the ghosts of the "pre- post-trans-anti-hyper-neo."
In the last few days installation has begun on William Kentridge's Triumphs and Laments: A Project for Rome. William Kentridge's
What is a mentor? A teacher? A protector? A guide? A master? An editor? A coach? A fresh eye? All these things. The 2015 class of Rolex artistic protégés will remember what their distinguished mentors have taught them: To trust themselves. To be fearless. To get joy from difficulty. To bring narrative to a project. To rehearse in a hallway for three days and not be afraid. To juggle. To avoid being academic or theoretical. To become more "wild". To work hard. To question their identity. To use all five senses. To learn that to be an artist is a solitary journey, most often a frightening one.
The prolific South African artist, William Kentridge, presents an array of new works at the Marian Goodman Gallery.
Mexican artist Felix D'Eon makes work that re-imagines bygone eras and styles with same-sex love as its subject matter.