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SFMoMA to Sell 1960 Rothko to Help Diversify its Holdings

Feb 15, 2019 • 9:20 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

At Sotheby’s in May, the painting is expected to bring $35 million to $50 million, which will be used to acquire work by women and people of …

Streaming Movie Review: ‘The Breaker Upperers’ Review: Calling It Off, With an Assist

Feb 15, 2019 • 9:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

This New Zealand comedy by Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami adds some welcome irreverence to the homogenized mix of Netflix …

Andrea Levy, Author Who Spoke for a Generation of Immigrants, Dies at 62

Feb 15, 2019 • 8:52 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Her books were praised for their witty, honest portraits of the immigrant experience, especially of those who moved to Britain from the West Indies …

The Week in Arts: Kamasi Washington, Amy Sedaris, Farruquito’s Flamenco

Feb 15, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The brash saxophonist performs at the Apollo; Season 2 of “At Home With Amy Sedaris" begins; and the Spanish dancer returns to …

Star Trek: Discovery: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2, Episode 5: A Trek KGB

Feb 15, 2019 • 7:22 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

This week’s episode of “Star Trek: Discovery” gives us an extended look at Section 31. But trust us: It’s not the one we saw in “Deep Space …

A Peerless ‘War and Peace’ Film Is Restored to Its Former Glory

Feb 15, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Sergei Bondarchuk’s 1960s movie, made with a virtually unlimited budget and the backing of the Soviet state, comes to Lincoln Center this …

Best of Late Night: James Corden Criticizes Trump for National-Emergency Threat

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:06 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Corden quoted a Trump tweet from 2014 criticizing Barack Obama for subverting the Constitution as president “because he is unable to negotiate with …

Coming to Chicago: A ‘Giselle’ That Speaks to the Present

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Tamara Rojo, of English National Ballet, gambled that a contemporary “Giselle,” with choreography by a ballet outsider, would resonate with …

Children’s Books: New Fantasy Novels for Kids (and Adults) Ready to Go Beyond Harry Potter

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

A shape-shifting fox in space, a sentient island, an eerily perfect town and twins who use magic to stay together: There’s abundant life in this …

Ivory Tower: Is Blockchain Technology Overhyped?

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Two books by legal scholars argue that the revolutionary promise of the new database tool has been …

Fiction: A Novel About the Life and Times of the Photographer Lee Miller

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Whitney Scharer’s “The Age of Light” tells the story of the journalist and model who was often overshadowed by her lover and collaborator Man …

Nonfiction: Exploring Her Own Experience of Psychosis

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

In “The Collected Schizophrenias,” Esmé Weijun Wang unravels a long history of coming to terms with mental …

Crime: Stalkers and Dead Wedding Guests: The Latest in Crime Novels

Feb 15, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Marilyn Stasio’s column covers new books from established crime-writing giants, like Jonathan Kellerman, and a newcomer, Alex …

In Germany, a New ‘Magic Flute’ Is a Deadly Serious Game

Feb 15, 2019 • 4:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

At the Berlin State Opera, Yuval Sharon’s fresh staging of Mozart’s classic will share the repertory with a beloved storybook take from …

In Bid to Change Culture, Burning Man Boots Camp Catering to Wealthy and Adjusts Pricing

Feb 15, 2019 • 3:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

In a recent post, the organization’s chief executive said it had warned 12 camps and disinvited one, decrying what she called “convenience culture” at …

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Proven Innocent’ and ‘Lorena’

Feb 15, 2019 • 1:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Rachelle Lefevre is the head of a law firm specializing in reversing wrongful convictions in a Fox drama. And an Amazon series revisits Lorena …

Critic’s Pick: Review: Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Face Death Onstage

Feb 14, 2019 • 9:45 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

In “Sea Wall/A Life,” at the Public Theater, a pair of monologues gives the two stars ample opportunity to shine and …

The Art Dealer Mary Boone Is Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Feb 14, 2019 • 5:36 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

She begged for leniency but the judge ordered that she spend 30 months in federal …

By the Book: ‘Why Have a Large Library and Not Use It?’ Janet Malcolm: By the Book

Feb 14, 2019 • 4:30 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The journalist, whose new book is “Nobody’s Looking at You: Essays,” read indiscriminately in her youth: “Bookish children are not critics. They just …

Editors’ Choice: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week

Feb 14, 2019 • 4:11 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York …