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Beauty and the Ballet
How did The Red Shoes, a movie about classical dance, make almost every list of the greatest movies ever made?
May 1, 2020
Fear and courage go hand in hand. America’s genius of modern dance, Martha Graham, understood and embodied both.
April 1, 2020
The arabesque’s presence in art ranges from Hellenistic times to Islamic design to the decorative arts, music, and dance.
March 1, 2020
Sixty-three years since its 1957 premiere, a new production of West Side Story, directed by Ivo van Hove, is a testament to the musical’s enduring allure.
February 1, 2020
Several new exhibitions celebrate the art of textiles, from tapestries to sculpture
January 1, 2020
A Tree Grows Onstage
With Nutcracker season in full swing, an exploration of the meaning of the ballet, and the story behind it, intensifies the mystery of the Christmas tree
December 1, 2019
For Old Times’ Sake
A slew of new exhibitions puts the spotlight on ancient times, from King Tut to Pompeii
October 26, 2019
Larger Than Life
This month, a number of exhibitions pay tribute to those artists that died too young
September 28, 2019
A new book unites fashion and classical dance, from tulle to tutus
Year of the Moon
Museums and stages across the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing
August 31, 2019