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ArtsBeat: Rodgers and Hammerstein Biography on the Way

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:01pm
A biography of the musical writing team Rodgers and Hammerstein is scheduled to be published in 2018.









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‘Cy Twombly: Late Paintings 2003-2011,’ by Nela Pavlouskova

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:53am
Cy Twombly’s last paintings celebrate his lifelong interest in flowers, Greek mythology, ships and the sea, and lines of enigmatic writing.









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‘The Full Catastrophe,’ by James Angelos

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:00am
As the debt crisis drags on, Greece grapples with austerity.









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‘By the People’ and ‘Wages of Rebellion’

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:00am
George Packer on new books by Charles Murray and Chris Hedges about collective discontent in America.









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‘Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century’

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 1:02pm
Jed Rasula uncovers why Dada didn’t expire along with the isms it either spawned or incorporated.









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For a specially designed page

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 9:58am
For a specially designed page showcasing the first-ever Art Issue of The New York Times Book Review, go here.









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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:00pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Art Issue

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:44am
This week, Holland Cotter talks about the contemporary art scene, and Jonathon Keats discusses two new books about art theft and forgeries.









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ArtsBeat: Group Approves Fellowship Named for Controversial Scholar of Russia

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:38am
The main scholarly association covering the post-Soviet world has announced a new fellowship named partly for Stephen F. Cohen.









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‘Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing’

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:51am
Laura J. Snyder’s intellectual history looks at the lives of the painter Jan Vermeer and the pioneering microbiologist Anton van Leeuwenhoek.









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‘Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader’

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:13am
A collection of 30 essays by the pioneer scholar of feminist art history Linda Nochlin.









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Inside the List

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:32am
The comedian Aziz Ansari, whose “Modern Romance” is No. 2 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is the third star of “Parks and Recreation” to achieve best-sellerdom.









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The Shortlist: Artistic Inspirations

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:09am
New books by Anna North, Maureen Gibbon, Hermione Eyre and Erika Robuck.









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Critic’s Take: The Female Gaze

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:35am
Young artists are examining girlhood in the age of the social media fun house.









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Paperback Row

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:24am
Paperback books of particular interest.









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‘Basquiat and the Bayou’ and ‘Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time’

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:46am
Two recent exhibition catalogs situate the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat within our potent cultural poles.









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On the Grid: Two New Books About Agnes Martin

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:18am
Evasive and self-contradictory in person, Agnes Martin put all of herself into her work.









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‘Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi’

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:03am
A biography of the great border-crossing sculptor.









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‘Vanishing,’ by Gerard Woodward

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:02am
The narrator of Gerard Woodward’s novel is an enigmatic and eccentric artist employed by the British Army to help with camouflage during World War II.









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‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 7:47am
Yiadom-Boakye’s paintings, which feature invented characters, summon the triumphs and its omissions of the genre of portraiture.









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