Lawren Harris is determined to present a static vision of the top of the continent, a version of nature that is stylized, austere, immobile, and eternal.
“We pushed the pause button a while ago…..now we have pushed the play button. The big difference is that we have 220 years of combined professional experience between us this time out.”
What An Object of Beauty proves is that while people were fixated on his Hollywood day job, Steve Martin has made himself into a genuine novelist who gives the art world over the last 20 years an exquisitely balanced sort of attention. An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin. Grand Central Publishing,295 pages, $26.99. By […]
The 51st Newport Folk Festival ended on Sunday with 35 acts over 3 days. When all is said and done, you could argue that this is no longer a festival about folk music, but two of the elder statesman that appeared this year—Richie Havens and Levon Helm (of The Band fame)—served as an inspiring bridge […]