Hopper at the Whitney, Katz at the Guggenheim 

January 5, 2023

Now on view in Manhattan are major exhibitions of the work of two influential American artists, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) and Alex Katz (b. 1927). “Edward Hopper’s New York” is at […]

Google’s Online Dictionary: Sub-Optimal, Rubbishy 

April 4, 2022

Sure, we all turn to Google to launch our web searches and often find what we were looking for in just a few clicks. But, has anyone noticed just how […]

Weekend Round Up May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

What will you celebrate this Saturday, May 5: the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Willard’s Bonnets & Bow Ties party or Karl Marx’s 200th birthday at the Goethe-Institut?

Michael Urie: Michael Kahn’s Last Prince?

February 21, 2018

Over the phone, Michael Urie sounds young, an enthusiast in his 20s perhaps. There is something both excited and exciting in his voice. In photographs, he looks about that age, eyes […]

Encounters with ‘Hamlet’

January 24, 2018

Once encountered — preferably onstage, acting a part, however small, but also as a high school English assignment — William Shakespeare and his most familiar creation, “Hamlet,” about that melancholy […]