On Sunday, Zahi Hawass confirmed to New York Times reporter Kate Taylor that he will indeed be losing his job as Egypt’s antiquities minister.
Mr. Hawass had stepped down in March, only to return to his post in a few weeks’ time, but quickly became embroiled in a legal dispute, according to earlier Read More
One night in 1976, a group of four young men walked into the Empire Diner on 10th Avenue and 22nd Street and asked for hamburgers. It was clear they’d never been there before.
“I told them we didn’t make hamburgers, that we had some other stuff,” said Carl Yorke, then 23, a novice actor Read More
In the spiraling art boom of just a couple of years ago, fewer artists were hotter than Barnaby Furnas. He was represented by the well-connected powerhouse dealer Marianne Boesky and in the collection of Charles Saatchi; his candy-colored “history” paintings of war battles set him apart from almost everyone else in contemporary art. He became Read More
MoMA’s Inside/Out blog presents a “visitor viewpoint” on the Marina Abramovic performance The Artist is Present, in which an unmoving Abramovic invites museumgoers to take a seat opposite her for as long as they wish:
What was it like to sit with Marina?
It was kind of like being out of time. Read More