Portraits of distant relatives survive a married couple’s home reorganization, the subjects’ friendship in life an inspiration for the future.
Composers John Cage and R. Murray Schafer sculpt sound into moments that evade on-demand consumption. What can we learn from these sonic environments?
“What could I make with antler?” I recalled the Lewis Chessmen and figured I could attempt to carve a set myself, although I’ve never worked with antler as a medium before. I had no pretensions that it would be even close to the famed Lewis set. In the end, the design was mine, a unique variant of classic.
From ‘Moby Dick’ to Frank Stella, a writer looks to art of the sea for inspiration.
The dream of visiting Harper Lee’s world leads to reconnecting with a grandmother.
Lessons from a master in living with beauty: Georgia O’Keeffe’s home beckons for a 15-hour drive across the American Southwest.
A chance Google search leads to a nearly 600-mile drive to see the details in Lilian Broca’s mosaics.
We asked writers and artists to show us what the ‘Mona Lisa’ means in today’s selfie-seeking, Kardashianized world.
The role of a lifetime plunges an actor into one of the deadliest chapters of American history.
The last single person among her friends, a young woman recognizes herself in Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Company’.