Eric Boehlert, Former Billboard Editor-Turned-Media Critic, Dies at 57 – Billboard

“Eric was super-smart, highly creative, a diligent reporter and crazy about music,” recalls Ken Schlager, Billboard’s former executive editor. By Steve Knopper Eric Boehlert — who evolved from fire-breathing music-business investigative reporter and editor at Billboard and Rolling Stone to a media critic and pundit whose social-media accounts and 2-year-old Press Run newsletter were progressive must-reads […]

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Reinterpreted – The New Yorker

To revisit this article, select My Account, then View saved storiesTo revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved storiesFinished soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning allegorical comedy, tells the story of human history through a single family—the Antrobuses of Excelsior, New Jersey, who have […]

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Names New Director – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byChristopher Bedford, the leader and sometimes lightning rod at the Baltimore Museum of Art, will fill the position left by Neal Benezra, who resigned a year ago.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Robin PogrebinOne year after the resignation […]

Roman Abramovich: New evidence highlights corrupt deals – BBC.com

By BBC PanoramaReporting teamA BBC investigation has uncovered new evidence about the corrupt deals that made Roman Abramovich's fortune.The Chelsea owner made billions after buying an oil company from the Russian government in a rigged auction in 1995.Mr Abramovich paid around $250m (£190m) for Sibneft, before selling it back to the Russian government for $13bn […]

Latest News in Black Art: Veteran Studio Museum Board Member Nancy Lane Has Died, Amanda Hunt Joins Walker Art Center, Gladys Kalichini Wins Henrike Grohs Art Award, Plus Tate, SFMOMA, RISD & More – Culture Type

An essential resource focused on visual art from a Black perspective, Culture Type explores the intersection of art, history, and culture Nancy Lane at Studio Museum in Harlem 2015 gala. | Photo by Julie Skarratt, Courtesy The Studio Museum in HarlemNew York art collector and philanthropist Nancy Lee Lane (1933-2022) died March 28. She was […]

Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dead at 50 – Rolling Stone

Welcome, “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the band writes. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever”Taylor Hawkins, the jovial, ferocious drummer for Foo Fighters for more than two decades, died Friday at the age of 50. […]

Berkshire Botanical Garden's art show more than pretty nature – Times Union

Ricky of Luna Parc, 2022. Glazed ceramics. Photo William Jaeger. Lisa Kernan, untitled, c. 2000. Gelatin silver print. Photo William JaegerLaini Nemett, 2021-22. Oil on linen on panel. Photo William JaegerKathy Osborn, 2022. Oil on panel. Photo William JaegerJoAnne Carson, Sunny 2022. Acrylic on museum board. (Photo courtesy Berkshire Botanical Garden)“Shimmer,” at  Berkshire Botanical Garden (William […]