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3 Knockout Art Shows to See in Los Angeles Right Now

3 Knockout Art Shows to See in Los Angeles Right Now

The performance artist EJ Hill at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. He appears at the Hammer, six days a week, standing on a podium like a gold medal winner.

‘The Knick’ Season 2, Episode 8: Victims All Around

‘The Knick’ Season 2, Episode 8: Victims All Around

From left, Clive Owen and Frederick Weller in “The Knick.”

Dashboard Confessional, Emo’s King of Pain, Rises Again

Dashboard Confessional, Emo’s King of Pain, Rises Again

During the nine years Dashboard Confessional singer and songwriter Chris Carrabba took a break from the band, emo experienced a resurgence.

The Battle for Kanye West Is Happening in Real Time

The Battle for Kanye West Is Happening in Real Time

Kanye West in his reflective interview with Charlamagne Tha God, left, and in his more inflammatory appearance on “TMZ.”

In Bill Cosby’s Case, Who’s the Con Artist? Both Sides Close by Pointing Fingers

In Bill Cosby’s Case, Who’s the Con Artist? Both Sides Close by Pointing Fingers

Bill Cosby leaves after the closing arguments in the retrial of his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

The Sweet Synergy of Flowers and Pictures of Flowers

The Sweet Synergy of Flowers and Pictures of Flowers

Left, Childe Hassam’s “United States Poppies, Isles of Shoals” (1891). Right, Celia Thaxter’s garden today on Appledore Island, Me., the largest of the Isles of Shoals.

Happy No More, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D Want to Wake You Up

Happy No More, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D Want to Wake You Up

Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shae Haley of N.E.R.D are returning with a jagged album filled with outrage.

Women of the Philharmonic Can Play It All. Just Not in Pants.

Women of the Philharmonic Can Play It All. Just Not in Pants.

The New York Philharmonic is the only major American orchestra that does not allow female players to wear pants for formal evening concerts.

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3, Episode 7: Stop, Beta Time

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3, Episode 7: Stop, Beta Time

Ken Lerner, left, and T.J. Miller in “Silicon Valley.”

Strapping On His Cello for a 600-Mile Bach Pilgrimage

Strapping On His Cello for a 600-Mile Bach Pilgrimage

Dane Johansen hiked the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain while playing Bach’s suites for solo cello in churches along the way.

Charles Ray, Walking a Fine Line With a Hungry Lion

Charles Ray, Walking a Fine Line With a Hungry Lion

The Los Angeles-based sculptor Charles Ray at a pub in Walden, N.Y. Mr. Ray was visiting the foundry where his piece, “Mountain Lion Attacking a Dog,” was being completed for a show at Matthew Marks Gallery.

A Groundbreaking Show Presents a New, Inclusive Vision of American Art

A Groundbreaking Show Presents a New, Inclusive Vision of American Art

William H. Johnson’s “John Brown Legend,” circa 1945, makes the abolitionist its central image and shows him coming down from a cross and being greeted by a mother and her child. This rarely exhibited work is part of “Outliers and American Vanguard Art,” at the National Gallery.

Spotify Cancels ‘Hateful Conduct’ Policy After an Industry Uproar

Spotify Cancels ‘Hateful Conduct’ Policy After an Industry Uproar

Spotify is walking back a policy on “hateful conduct” that initially applied only to two artists, including R. Kelly.

Berlin: An Art Scene and a City in Flux

Berlin: An Art Scene and a City in Flux

“Kate’s Canteen,” an installation by Patrick Will and Caspar Wülfing, was among the works of more than 150 contemporary artists showcased at the exhibition “Ngorongoro II” in Berlin.


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