In more pedantic hands, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen could easily have been a tedious and frustrating read. Instead, despite the dense and ultimately inconclusive source material, the book is continuously fascinating.
This is the most extensive public display of original J.R.R. Tolkien material for several generations.
This inspiring show celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of The Bauhaus.
In very different ways and on very different topics, three recent books assuage notions that architecture/design books are formidable reads.
I fell for the Harry Dodge exhibition, but I confess to not entirely ‘getting the picture.’
In Garciela Iturbide’s photographs, the living and the dying are often joined at the (exposed) skeletal hip.
RISD Museum’s well-curated show Bona Drag is a powerful act of remembrance.
Given the tensions in our current political and social environment, conversations and alliances such as these, that generate respect through listening to the voices of others, is essential.
The renovated Hood Museum of Art feels open and free.
One sees how the keen observation and “truth to nature” that critic John Ruskin espoused was put into action by John Constable and J.M. W. Turner.