Just as Wicked provided the Oz backstory for new generations, Peter and the Starcatcher serves as a prequel to Peter Pan, but it uses a whole other tone. In showing how a mopey orphan boy became the arrested youth known as Peter Pan and a creepy pirate named Black Stache evolved into the taunting, ... More >>
Get ready for the ruins
Enter the bizarro world of Ryan Trecartin
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 films in focus by Andrew Sarris 'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Avenue A Bistro Bar, formerly known as Avenue A Sushi, has shuttered after close to 30 years in business. [EV Grieve] Four-month-old Carmine Club Café might already be done for. It appe ... More >>
Life in East Germany, caught on camera
Artist MK Guth wants your old clothing
OFD (original female director) gets some recognition
A sculptor who never tires of tires
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, gets in on the Whitney's Synthetic, a modest celebration of paint that dries quickly. Enough of this pseudo-spiritual oil worship... Courtesy the Whitney Oil paint is a product of arcane and noble alchemy. To make it, hard elements--titanium, cobalt, ... More >>
Reveals the limitations of a vaunted conceptualist
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
Sculptor Louise Nevelson-a quintessential modernist-gets her first major survey in nearly 30 years
Painter, playwright, novelist, wrestler: Catching up with a Renaissance woman
Eve Sussman loses the thread of a masterpiece
'Not for inciting hatred, but for learning lessons from history'
Aurally violent bands can have trouble convincing fellow Iraq war protesters they're serious about peace
Carving her name into hedges; dressing like a shrimp
Welcome to Donald Rumsfeld's war machine
A wonderful snake pit where styles thought outmoded turn dangerous again
In Chelsea, two sculpture shows that evoke the spiritual and metaphysical nature of art
The photo shows you can't miss
Hollywood hoods and vamps prowl Manhattan's mean streets; we watch from inside cars
Profiles in the sack
Burlesque Queen Julie Atlas Muz Scores! Winter Music Conference Bores!
From Paris in the spring to a Delancey Street parking lot, the French make their move
The conspiracy art of Mark Lombardi: Crime-fighting toolor 'just here to help'?
Secondhand Conceptualism at the Whitney
Where Does the Art World Go in the Summer?