Paris’s Centre Pompidou Will Close for Nearly Four Years During Restoration

The Centre Pompidou in Paris, the city’s major multidisciplinary arts hub, will shutter for over three years starting in mid-2023 in order to...

Updating the Myth of Hercules for the #MeToo Era

Installation view of The Trials of the Golden Rat, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 2020-2021 (all images courtesy the artist; photo by...

Remembering Hank Aaron – The Artsology Blog

I was sorry to hear the news the other day of Hank Aaron passing away. I can’t say that I ever saw much...

A World-Famous Ancient Collection, on Display for the First Time, Awaits Visitors in Rome

On November 6, 2020, all major museums and archaeological sites in Rome were required to close due to measures meant to stifle the...

The Strange World of TikTok “Reality Shifters”

It’s hard for a social media platform to truly break into the public eye unless it has something genuinely new, and people aren’t...

M. Sharkey’s Luminous Photos of Queer Kids in the US

This essay is excerpted from New Queer Photography edited by Benjamin Wolbergs and published by Gingko Press. New Queer Photography, edited by Benjamin...

In a New Book About Unions and Financial Capitalism, Lessons for the Arts

What’s the role of organized labor when employers need workers less and less in order to create profit? That’s the question at the...

Playboi Carti’s Impressionist Rap

Playboi Carti has lost himself in sound. The Atlanta rapper’s Whole Lotta Red, released on Christmas as a surprise present to fans, defies...

Pieces of a Woman Falls to Pieces

In a 24-minute single take, a stylish blond named Martha (Vanessa Kirby) delivers a baby. She grunts, squats, sweats, curses, rendering this most...

Writing from Another World

It is one thing to create an alternative world, which is what many science fiction writers do. It is another to write from...