Whitney Museum of American Art
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Sophia Al-Maria is a polymath: memoirist (author of The Girl Who Fell to Earth), theorist (she coined the concept of "Gulf Futurism"), and visual artist. Her interests converge in "Black Friday," a small but engrossing exhibition at...
Danny Lyon Slows Life Down in Potent Images and Films
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. by Danny King
Over the course of a six-decade career making images, the Brooklyn-born, Kew Gardens–raised Danny Lyon has been a tireless pulse-taker of an ever morphing landscape, documenting pivotal scenes in American history. He was there in th...
Steve McQueen Uses FBI Files to Capture the Oppression of Surveillance
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. by Danny King
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Felix Bernstein Tackles His Most Ambitious Project Yet — a Justin Bieber Opera
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 4 a.m. by Daniel Penny
The spirit of Justin Bieber loomed large over the rehearsal—projected onto a screen, standing amidst a swirling galaxy of stars. Bieber (played by Luke Smithers) wore a pair of white angel wings, white boxer-briefs, and an air of bl...