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In Love with Love Megan Nolan’s novel, Acts of Desperation, casts a fresh light on a timeless theme

March 10, 2021

Big Picture A 21st-century mind living in the 20th century, Niki de Saint Phalle rejected artistic and social norms. Her sculptures go on display at MoMA PS1 this week

Sasha Spielberg Otherwise known as Buzzy Lee, the 30-year-old singer has released her first album, with a second underway

Working Girls Even guests of New York’s women-only Barbizon, the revolutionary residential hotel once home to Sylvia Plath, found the sexist rules of their era hard to shake

Learning to Reed On the occasion of the birthday of one of rock ’n’ roll’s finest songwriters, a playlist of Lou Reed covers (and some that aren’t) from Bryan Ferry, Sandra Nkaké, David Bowie, Mink DeVille, and more

Into the Ether Christie’s marks the sale of its first purely digital artwork with a revolutionary break from the old-school-art way: accepting crypto-currency as payment

Life with Lee Lee Friedlander’s images—ranging from portraits of jazz stars to shots of the American heartland—offer insight into the mind of the great photographer

Kazuo Ishiguro The quintessential British writer recommends his favorite Westerns, from Charles Portis’s True Grit to Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian

March 3, 2021

Comedy of Errors Everything went wrong at once for Annabelle Gurwitch. An interview with the writer and actress is a lesson in meeting hardship with humor

March 3, 2021

Bless This Mess Adults and kids alike will appreciate the tips and tricks for Taking the Stress Out of Homework

March 3, 2021

Collector’s Collector Selections from New York fixture Adrian Dannatt’s collection, including pieces by Nan Goldin and Duncan Hannah, are on display at Miguel Abreu Gallery

March 3, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week A new performance of von Weber’s Freischütz by Dmitri Tcherniakov, streaming from the Bavarian State Opera in Munich

March 3, 2021

Bulbs for Spring This month, a design exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and a lamp show in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, explore the poetics of light

March 2, 2021

For the Record Coinciding with the publication of the unredacted Chips Channon diaries, London’s Heywood Hill Bookshop hosts the volume’s editor, Simon Heffer, in conversation with British MP Michael Gove

March 2, 2021

London Calling Roy Mehta’s Brent photographs reveal a rarely seen side of London and its diverse communities