Category: Arts & Entertainment

After Declaring Bankruptcy, Boy Scouts Ponders Selling Prized Norman Rockwells

As the embattled Boy Scouts of America prepare to face an estimated 1,700 lawsuits over allegations of sexual abuse, creditors are taking stock of the organization’s assets. Buried in a bankruptcy filing last week was a listed for its collection of original Normal Rockwell—potentially worth millions of dollars—as an asset

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Give Leadership Award to Art Collector Agnes Gund

Next week, the influential arts patron and collector Agnes Gund will add another accolade to a list that currently includes a National Medal of Honor and a lifetime achievement award from the Getty Museum: the inaugural Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Woman of Leadership Award, bestowed upon her by the Dwight D. Opperman

Artists Wu Tsang and Boychild Walk in Telfar’s Florence Fashion Show

The New York-based designer Telfar Clemens debuted his fall/winter collection at the grand Palazzo Corsini in Florence, Italy, on Thursday evening with a runway show staged atop a circular table. Among the models who walked in the glitzy presentation, which was attended by Solange Knowles, among other high-profile figures, were

The Social Conscience of Generative Art

After the advent of the mainframe in the 1940s, it took less than two decades for computers to reach beyond the confines of military R&D to become a widely used platform for artistic experimentation. In the late 1950s, corporate research institutes like Bell Labs and the RAND Corporation began to

A Guide to French New Wave Pioneer Agnès Varda’s Essential Films

Agnès Varda received her first Oscar nods in 2018—one was an honorary lifetime achievement award, the other a nomination for her documentary Faces Places, which she made with the artist JR. For many filmmakers, this would have been a cause for celebration. For Varda, it was merely a moment for

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