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NOT SO FOREIGN AFTER ALL

Found in Translation: Simon Willis admires the "parched stillness" of a Dutch novel that depicts a family reunion—and a shared trauma read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationMay/June 2015Simon Willis

DON'T CRY FOR HIM

Short Read: for his classical-music pick, Michael Church spotlights Marcelo Álvarez, an Argentine tenor who sings with sincerity read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsMay/June 2015Michael ChurchoperaTHIS SEASON

THE WHITNEY'S WEST-SIDE STORY

Short Read: Manhattan's museum for America's own art has moved downtown into a stylish Renzo Piano creation. Olivia Weinberg likes the look of it read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArchitectureArtsMay/June 2015Olivia WeinbergTHIS SEASONvisual arts

IT'S ONLY ORNITHOLOGY, BUT I LIKE IT

Short Read: Stornoway's new album features birds tweeting and honking. But it's the bold melodies that catch Hazel Sheffield's ear read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel SheffieldMarch/April 2015MUSICRockTHIS SEASON

EILEEN GRAY: A LIFE RESTORED

She should be world-famous for her innovative designs—and would be, had Le Corbusier not intervened. But, as Michael Watts reports, Eileen Gray's story now has a happy ending, thanks partly to a new film read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArchitectureArtscultureDesignMarch/April 2015MICHAEL WATTS

TALES OF THE DISPROPORTIONATE

Short Read: for his pick of the films, Nicholas Barber spotlights a wild Argentine portmanteau that has audiences cheering read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmMarch/April 2015Nicholas BarberTHIS SEASON

A PIECE OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

Authors on Museums: the Villa Arbusto, on Ischia, transports its few visitors to Homer’s Greece. Adam Nicolson, author of “The Mighty Dead”, makes a private odyssey read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ADAM NICOLSONArtsauthors on museumsculturegreeceMarch/April 2015Museums

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