The Brazilian writer João do Rio wrote that the urban street is “born as a man is, from the hiccup, from the spasm. There is human sweat in the mortar of its pavement.
PARIS — In 1947, at the urging of Paris gallery owner Pierre Loeb, anguished French poet, actor, philosopher, madman, genius, playwright, and director Antonin Artaud fêted Vincent Van Gogh in a bizarre but exquisite text that rails against universal imbecility.
If there’s an afterlife for last year’s mega-benefit show Surviving Sandy, then it’s given artists a cattle call to fight for affordable studio space.
Last night Stephen Colbert responded to the #CancelColbert “controversy” in pretty much exactly the manner everyone expected him to: by lampooning the whole thing, and by emphasizing that his original “Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever” joke was satir