Catherine Deneuve Apologizes to Victims after Denouncing #MeToo

“I fraternally salute all women victims of odious acts,” the French actress said, while adding that she stood by her previous statement.
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It’s the Ultimate TV Prize: An Unscripted Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II, who has never granted an interview, relaxes her longstanding reticence to reminisce on camera about her 1953 coronation.
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Critic’s Notebook: Half-Measures Won’t Erase the Painful Past of Our Monuments

The city says leave three of four existing monuments. Our critic says that may not heal old wounds.
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How Camila Cabello Lost Some Friends and Found Her Voice

The “Havana” singer and former Fifth Harmony member opens up about her solo journey and “super awkward” split from the group.
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Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

In the movie, “I, Tonya,” the disgraced figure skater looks back on the 1994 Nancy Kerrigan scandal and her struggles to tell her side of the story.
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What Politicians Could Learn From Oprah Winfrey

Sneer at celebrity all you want, but elections are contests of stories, and Ms. Winfrey showed that she can tell one.
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Golden Globes 2018 Red Carpet Pictures

Damon Winter, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, captured the realities of the red carpet — not just the pretty dresses and smiling actresses, but the moments and gestures that united them.
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Golden Globes Briefing: Golden Globes 2018: Seth Meyers Will Host, and Actresses Will Wear Black

The 75th installment of these awards will begin at 8 p.m. Eastern. They’ve been advertised by NBC as a party, but viewers may find a more somber mood.
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Review: ‘Hamilton’ Conquers London (King George Slays, Too)

The newcomer Jamael Westman steps out as a fully formed star in the title role of the triumphant London production of “Hamilton.”
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Met Changes 50-Year Admissions Policy: Non-New Yorkers Must Pay

With a decline in visitors paying the “suggested” full admission price, the museum is looking for ways to regain revenue.
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Greta Gerwig: My Mother, My City

The actress and director explains how her love of New York is inextricably entwined with how she was introduced to it: on foot, by her smart, funny Sacramento mom.
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Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks on Power and the #MeToo Moment

In a wide-ranging conversation, the stars discuss President Trump, the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein case and why they hadn’t worked together until “The Post.”
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O Cold Night!

Single and restless on a frigid New Year’s Eve, our writer set out on a New York culture crawl: Cardi B, contra dancing, Bargemusic, a 1990s-themed party and more.
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Mariah Carey Redeems Herself on New Year’s Eve in Times Square

A year after a live-television debacle, the pop superstar got through a two-song performance with no glitches.
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Critic’s Notebook: Action Bronson, the Leader of the Most Joyously Disorienting Show on Late Night

“The Untitled Action Bronson Show” is not quite a talk show, not quite a cooking show, not quite a variety show. But it somehow all works.
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How We Looked at the Arts This Year: Our Favorite Photographs

These images, some of the best we took in 2017, capture the power of the artists and performers we covered — and offer plenty of beauty on their own.
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The Best Opera Recording Ever Is Maria Callas Singing ‘Tosca.’ Hear Why.

These 10 clips show why a riveting 1953 version of Puccini’s opera deserves its status as one of the finest classical albums ever made.
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Behind the Scenes of ‘Tosca,’ the Messiest Production in Met History

A lavish new staging of Puccini’s “Tosca,” envisioned as an act of redemption, loses three singers and two conductors. But the show must go on.
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10 Cultural Battles That Ruled 2017

Trump versus Hollywood. Echoes of the Confederacy. Taylor Swift and the alt-right. Here’s a not-so-nostalgic look back at some of the year’s fiercest fights.
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Who’s Who in ‘The Post’: A Guide to the Players in a Pivotal Era

The newspaper drama revolves around the Pentagon Papers and other real-life events. But how much is real? We sort fact from fiction.
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Review: Christopher Plummer Dominates ‘All the Money in the World’

Mr. Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey in the role of J. Paul Getty, is magnetic in the film, which recounts the 1973 kidnapping of his grandson.
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A Sex Pistols Concert Film Languished for Four Decades. Here’s Why.

The story of the documentary “D.O.A.: A Right of Passage” involved the founder of High Times and a race to capture the band’s only United States tour.
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Watch These Brooklyn Skate Club Regulars Dance Their Wheels Off

There’s magic in the skates: On Wednesday nights, the Brooklyn Skate Club transforms a gymnasium in Bedford-Stuyvesant into a swirl of bodies.
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Their Words to Live By: Artists We Lost in 2017

Artists who died this year left behind gripping scenes, profound turns of phrase, unforgettable melodies and plenty of laughter. We pay tribute to a few of the most notable — through their own words.
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12 Small Pleasures From the Arts in 2017

The blink-and-you-might-have-missed-them cultural moments that brightened up a year otherwise defined by turmoil and tragedy.
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Elizabeth Banks Was a Frustrated Actress. Now She’s a Determined Mogul.

The “Pitch Perfect” star has become an industry force, with producing deals at many studios: “There just became a moment where I was like, I need more control.”
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Critic’s Notebook: The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History

Our critic visits a museum whose story is still unfolding, from 1960s Jackson, to Ferguson and Charlottesville. It leaves us upset —and that’s good.
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Review: Mark Rylance Returns to Broadway as a Mad Monarch to Cherish

In Claire van Kampen’s strange, enchanting “Farinelli and the King,” from Shakespeare’s Globe in London, music hath charms to spare.
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The Composer Who Owns Christmas

Choirs around the world sing John Rutter’s works, but their tuneful accessibility has kept him from a place in the pantheon of serious composers.
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Critic’s Notebook: You Know Your History? These Podcasts Aren’t So Sure

It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?
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Art Review: Homage to Mexico: Josef Albers and His Reality-Based Abstraction

A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.
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Music Mogul Russell Simmons Is Accused of Rape by 3 Women

Mr. Simmons, a powerful gatekeeper in the entertainment and media worlds, damaged careers and self-confidence with his pattern of sexual assault and harassment, the women say.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Embraces the Magic and Mystery. Read Our Review.

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.
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The TV Surprises and Snubs of the 2018 Golden Globes

The Golden Globe nominations came out this morning and on the TV side, there were some snazzy out-there choices, along with some snubs.
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Live Briefing: Golden Globe Nominations: Live Updates

“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy, led the way with seven nominations, while the newspaper drama “The Post” had six.
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Team to Lead City Ballet During Martins Sexual Harassment Probe

Four New York City Ballet veterans will take over the responsibilities of Peter Martins during an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment.
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James Levine Will Not Face Criminal Charges in Illinois

Officials said that even if they could prove a man’s accusation that Mr. Levine sexually abused him in 1986, he was at what was then the age of consent.
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The All-Stars of ‘Star Wars’

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and their “Last Jedi” comrades discuss the difficulties of new relationships, the joys of villainy and those porgs.
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2017 Was a Year of Reckoning in Hollywood. Will 2018 Be the Year of Change?

Our co-chief film critic hopes that sexual harassment scandals will make a difference. But she knows that bias against women is systemic.
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Met Opera Reels as Fourth Man Accuses James Levine of Sexual Abuse

Met officials and musicians spent Monday grappling with the fallout from the suspension of Mr. Levine, the company’s longtime conductor.
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Met Opera Suspends James Levine After New Sexual Abuse Accusations

The company is investigating its revered conductor after three men came forward with accusations that he abused them when they were teenagers.
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Met Opera to Investigate James Levine Over Sexual Abuse Accusation

A man filed a police report in Illinois in 2016 claiming that when he was a teenager in the 1980s, Mr. Levine began sexually abusing him.
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An Upright Citizens Brigade Theater Closes With Filthy Fanfare

The Chelsea space gets an appropriate send-off — an improv marathon complete with dance party and Dumpster comedy — before the group moves to Hell’s Kitchen.
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Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

The issue of how museums raise their money has resurfaced in the case of the Sacklers, a family of philanthropists whose company developed OxyContin.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme Plays Jean-Claude Van Damme, for Kicks

In the new Amazon show “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” the seemingly washed-up Muscles from Brussels gleefully sends up his action star image.
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When Your Movie Is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons

Tommy Wiseau has made his peace with the cult status of his drama, er, comedy “The Room,” the subject of James Franco’s new film, “The Disaster Artist.”
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Grammy Nominations 2018: Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Way

With all major awards shows under scrutiny for how they incorporate diversity, hip-hop and R&B dominate the major categories.
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‘Coco’ Dominates Thanksgiving Weekend at the Box Office

The Pixar film beat out “Justice League” for the top spot and performed strongly overseas, underlining Disney’s dominance of the holiday.
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Review: Verdi’s Requiem Recast as Memorial for Dmitri Hvorostovsky

A four-performance run of the great choral work has been dedicated to the memory of the Russian baritone, a beloved Met artist who died on Wednesday.
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Brantley in Britain: Eye-Openers in London: 19th-Century Women With 21st-Century Problems

Revivals of plays by Ibsen and Wilde, and a new work about the young Karl Marx, find strong women chafing under the yoke of dominating men.
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Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.
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With ‘Dark,’ a German Netflix Series, Streaming Crosses a New Border

While the new show may have elements of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “The OA,” its creators say it’s uniquely German.
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Art Review: Stephen Shore’s MoMA Survey Shows a Restless Reformer as a Master of Photography

The Museum of Modern Art offers a commanding retrospective of five decades of Stephen Shore’s groundbreaking work.
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Review: A Boy’s Own Desire in ‘Call Me by Your Name’

In the latest movie from the Italian director Luca Guadagnino (“I Am Love”), Armie Hammer plays a visiting student who falls for his host’s teenage son.
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Art Review: David Hockney’s Life in Painting: Spare, Exuberant, Full

An artistic journey through six decades of painting sums up his achievements — and leaves you wanting more.
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News Analysis: The Artist Has Been Rebuked. Now What Do We Do With His Art?

Shows and films caught up in harassment scandals have become radioactive, and the culture is wrestling with where to draw the line.
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Critic’s Notebook: Who We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Weinstein

After Annabella Sciorra told her story about Harvey Weinstein, I watched her work again — and wondered what might have been.
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On Comedy: Comedy Is Booming. I Can’t Wait for the Bust.

Our critic says comedy feels stagnant right now, dominated by the same stars. It’s time to make room for up-and-comers.
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Did You Hear the One About the Housewife Who Walks Into a Comedy Club?

In the “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the creator of “Gilmore Girls” introduces another brainy, mouthy heroine, this time in the male-dominated comedy world of the 1950s.
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Critic’s Notebook: The Void at the Heart of ‘Gurlitt: Status Report’

Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of inherited art, hidden for decades, is finally on view in two exhibitions. But bringing it into the light can’t dispel his ghost.
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Review: Nico Muhly’s ‘Marnie’ Brings Hitchcock Into the 21st Century

The opera, based on a 1961 novel and Hitchcock’s 1964 film about a traumatized woman who compulsively changes her identity, comes to the Met next season.
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Critic’s Notebook: What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance

An exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris looks at 2,000 years of Christians in the Arab World. It has a message for France — and for us all.
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Art Review: The Comedic Beauty of Laura Owens’s Work

At the Whitney, this artist’s superb midcareer survey and catalog highlight her art, life and times — and a world of possibility for painting.
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Has All of Opera’s Gold Already Been Mined? John Adams Thinks Not.

Hiking in California’s gold country with John Adams, an enfant-terrible-turned-elder-statesman whose new Gold Rush opera is definitely not Puccini’s.
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The ‘Lion King’ Effect: How a Broadway Smash Changed South African Lives

Over 20 years, hundreds of performers have joined the show in cities around the globe. These are some of their stories — laced with hope, tragedy, homesickness and triumph.
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Why Richard Avedon’s Work Has Never Been More Relevant

The photographer’s social conscience, revealed in a show at Pace/MacGill and a new edition of “Nothing Personal,” deepens his enduring legacy.
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Critic’s Notebook: Louis C.K. and Hollywood’s Canon of Creeps

In his new film “I Love You, Daddy,” the comic surveys male pathologies, nods at Woody Allen and reaffirms cinema’s long history of exploiting women.
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Louis C.K. Admits to Sexual Misconduct as Media Companies Cut Ties

The release of the comedian’s new film, “I Love You, Daddy,” was canceled, while FX, home to his TV series, ended its association with him.
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A Leonardo and a Ferrari Set the Contemporary Art Sales on a New Track

The fall auctions begin with a surprising Renaissance inclusion — and a last-minute exclusion of Rockwell paintings.
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Louis C.K. Responds to Accusations: ‘These Stories Are True’

The comedian released a statement in response to five women who said they had upsetting experiences with him involving sexual misconduct.
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Critic’s Notebook: President Trump Finds His TV Niche in Softball Interviews

The president styles himself a fighter, but when it comes to television, he prefers allies who help mold his image like “The Apprentice” once did.
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Critic’s Notebook: How the Myth of the Artistic Genius Excuses the Abuse of Women

To some, assessing an artist’s work in light of his biography is blasphemous. But it’s time to do away with the idea that they’re separate.
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Album Review: Swift Is a 2017 Pop Machine on ‘Reputation,’ but at What Cost?

On her sneakily potent sixth album, the pop star shifts away from her signature melodies, engaging with the competition on its terms, not hers.
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Art Review: Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

The Metropolitan Museum’s show of 133 drawings by the Renaissance artist, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo as deity and brand.
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Louis C.K. Is Accused by 5 Women of Sexual Misconduct

As the powerful comedian found success by talking about his hang-ups, he was also asking female comics and co-workers to watch him masturbate.
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Charlotte Gainsbourg Finds Her Own Voice

For her fourth album, “Rest,” she did something she’s never done before: write her own lyrics, digging into her family’s tangled history for inspiration.
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Kevin Spacey Cut From ‘All the Money in the World,’ With Role Recast

Scenes in the finished movie with Mr. Spacey, who is facing sexual assault allegations, will be reshot with Christopher Plummer as J. Paul Getty.
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Rap Disrupted Music First. Now It’s TV and Film.

Questlove, Salamishah Tillet and Jon Caramanica discuss depictions of rap’s old-school days as well as new series and movies with hip-hop embedded into their frameworks.
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Uma Thurman, Ready to Be Tested

Hollywood’s “contempt and dismissiveness” toward women has led her to Broadway. In “The Parisian Woman,” she‘ll be onstage for every minute of every scene.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi, a Cultural Cornerstone Where East Meets West

The Emirates’ aim: to promote the capital as a tolerant global city, and its flagship museum, opening this week, as a bridge between civilizations.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi, a Cultural Cornerstone Where East Meets West

The Emirates’ aim: to promote the capital as a tolerant global city, and its flagship museum, opening this week, as a bridge between civilizations.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi, a Cultural Cornerstone Where East Meets West

The Emirates’ aim: to promote the capital as a tolerant global city, and its flagship museum, opening this week, as a bridge between civilizations.
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‘Maybe I Am Arnold!’ How Michael Urie Agreed to Fill Harvey Fierstein’s Shoes

“I’m never going to be that free,” Mr. Urie thought about taking the lead part in “Torch Song.” But Mr. Fierstein, who wrote and created the role, had other ideas.
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Kevin Spacey Suspended From ‘House of Cards’ Amid Investigation

The suspension was handed down late Friday by Media Rights Capital. Netflix also said it would not be involved with the show if it included Mr. Spacey.
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Art Review: Yayoi Kusama and the Amazing Polka-Dotted, Selfie-Made Journey to Greatness

The artist of “Infinity” rooms has become an Instagram darling. But two new gallery exhibitions in New York show that she’s much more than that — an almost frighteningly fertile talent.
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How Prince Invented Himself. Over and Over.

A new exhibition of the rock star’s memorabilia at the O2 concert arena in London shows how carefully he orchestrated his public persona.
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Michelle Pfeiffer: ‘I’m Always Afraid of Failing’

Returning to movies after years off to raise her children, the actress said she had to tell herself, “You cannot bomb in front of Judi Dench.”
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The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The British pop singer, who has a new album, tried to come out on his own terms. But now he’s listening.
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Luke Skywalker Speaks

Mark Hamill has always embraced his “Star Wars” legacy, but when he was invited back for “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi,” he hesitated: “I was just really scared.”
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Kevin Spacey Apologizes After Accusation of Sexual Advance

The actor Anthony Rapp said he was 14 when Mr. Spacey laid down on top of him. Mr. Spacey said he had no recollection and then disclosed that he is gay.
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Review: Onstage Jay-Z Forgoes Distractions, Drilling Down to the Message

At the opening of his “4:44” tour, Jay-Z showcased his effortless delivery and tried to translate the intimacy of that album’s themes to a large room.
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Weinstein, Hefner and the Poor Excuse That Explains a Lot

Harvey Weinstein was wrong to use “the culture then” to explain his behavior, but not that wrong.
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Review: If You See One Opera This Year, Make It ‘The Exterminating Angel’

The composer Thomas Adès’s audacious new opera based on Luis Buñuel’s surreal 1962 film “The Exterminating Angel” triumphed at the Metropolitan Opera.
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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Returns, More Familiar but Still Fun

Did last year’s surprise nostalgia phenomenon need a sequel? Not really, but we’ll take it anyway.
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‘Alias Grace’: 20 Years in the Making, but on TV at the Right Time

In Sarah Polley’s mini-series adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel, old issues of anti-immigrant sentiment, abortion and class warfare are suddenly new again.
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Hear the Surreal Instruments of the Met’s New Opera

Tiny violins, a spooky ondes Martenot and a slamming door come to the pit for Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel,” based on Luis Buñuel’s film.
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Colin Farrell and the Art of the Small Comeback

Hitting bottom after a string of macho roles in major movies, the actor has found fulfillment — and the best reviews of his life — in oddball films.
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nothing,nowhere. Blends Hip-Hop and Emo to Make Tomorrow’s Pop

Joe Mulherin is part of an emerging group of artists that is bridging the chasm between rap and rock. His debut is one of the most promising albums of the year.
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Fine Arts & Exhibits: An Auction Setup at Christie’s: First a Marathon, Then a Sprint

Go behind the scenes at Christie’s New York as workers prepare for the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction with goods worth millions of dollars.
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And the Blue Ribbon Goes to … Anissa Mack

A sculptor taught herself 73 craft categories — chair caning to leather tooling — to compete in the state fair. Now her work is in art museums.
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Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet

She’s always been outspoken, honest and unfiltered. But now the singer is taking more control of her sound, with a new album, “Meaning of Life.”
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Book News: George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

Mr. Saunders is the second consecutive American writer to win the Man Booker Prize.
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‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer?

As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.
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Critic’s Notebook: Why the Obamas’ Portrait Choices Matter

The Obamas have chosen Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: one established artist, one on her way.
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Abusive, Cartoonish, Obscene: How Kara Walker Painted Trump’s America

In 1997, an artist called her work “revolting.” Twenty years later, Walker’s brutal depictions of racism look all too familiar.
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Jackie Shane, a Transgender Soul Pioneer, Re-emerges After Four Decades

Her electric performances in the 1960s made her an elusive cult heroine. A Numero Group boxed set unravels her true story for the first time.
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Chinese Museum Removes Photo Series Comparing Black People To Animals

The shocking images juxtapose photos of black Africans with those of lions, chimpanzees, giraffes, leopards and baboons.
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How Failure Made ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Great

The underappreciated AMC series, whose finale aired Saturday, dramatized the joy of creation and the beauty of struggle.
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28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

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Femme Fatale, Fallen Woman, Spy: Looking for the Real Mata Hari

On the 100th anniversary of Mata Hari’s death by firing squad, her life is being reassessed and commemorated in her home country of the Netherlands.
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Poignant New Street Art Shows Little Boy Playing On U.S.-Mexico Border

“Is this boy looking over the border worried that if things get crazier on the other side, people will massively cross the border in his direction?”
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Review: ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ Reveals the Artist, Real and Intense

In a hybrid of concert and autobiography, Bruce Springsteen delivers a major statement about his life’s work — but also a major revision of it.
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A Banjo Player From North Carolina Is Writing The Next ‘Hamilton’

Newly dubbed MacArthur “Genius” Rhiannon Giddens wants to bring one of the most overlooked moments in American history to the stage.
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Critic’s Notebook: Harvey Weinstein Is Gone. But Hollywood Still Has a Problem.

Women helped build the movie industry, but it has long been a male-dominated enterprise that systematically treats women — as a class — as inferior.
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Viet Thanh Nguyen Is The Pro-Refugee Voice America Needs To Hear

“Those of us who are refugees and immigrants or who support them, we have to use every tool at our disposal, including our writing.”
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‘Brilliant,’ 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why

The death of Michael Friedman, a much-admired composer and lyricist, has left friends and fellow artists asking if they could have done more to help him amid signs of trouble.
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‘Bambi’ Artist Who Endured America’s Racism Finally Gets His Due

The late Tyrus Wong, whose paintings formed the basis of Disney’s iconic film, is finally receiving the recognition he deserves.
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Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Glenn Close Speak Out on Harvey Weinstein

Ms. Streep called the news about Mr. Weinstein “disgraceful” but added, “Not everybody knew.” Her statement seemed to open the floodgates.
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In A World That’s Stranger Than Fiction, Are Americans Still Reading Books?

Publishers claim Trump is affecting book sales. The reality might more complicated.
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‘S.N.L.’ Prepped Jokes About Harvey Weinstein, Then Shelved Them

Late-night shows have been quiet about the sexual harassment allegations facing Mr. Weinstein, a prominent liberal. Conservatives see a double standard.
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‘That Myth Is Dead’: MAD Magazine Questions Trump’s America

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Nelly Arrested Following Tour-Bus Rape Accusation

A woman said she was assaulted by the multiplatinum rapper on a tour bus in a Walmart parking lot.
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Turns Out The Fearless Girl Statue Was Just Another Empty Symbol Of Feminism

The firm behind the statue is paying millions to settle claims that it underpaid female executives.
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Art Review: From Innovation to Provocation, China’s Artists on a Global Path

East (minus 3) meets West at the Guggenheim, in what Holland Cotter calls a “powerful, unmissable event” about a world we are still getting to know.
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Two Millennials Recreated ‘Annie Hall’ With A Cast Of Senior Actors

“With all due respect to Woody Allen’s creative and comic writing genius,” Shula Chernick, who plays Annie, said. “I think our version is much funnier.”
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Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein

An investigation by The New York Times found allegations stretching back to 1990 about Mr. Weinstein’s treatment of women in Hollywood.
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A Year After Bob Dylan, Kazuo Ishiguro Gets The Nobel Back On Track

The Nobel Committee could hardly have selected a better winner to wash away the embarrassing awkwardness of last year’s prize.
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Whitney Museum Unveils Plans for David Hammons Artwork in the Hudson

The proposed sculpture — 373 feet long, 50 feet tall — would be along Gansevoort Peninsula in Hudson River Park. The design evokes the original shed on Pier 52.
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‘Alt-Right’ Children’s Book Shelved For Blatantly Copying Pepe The Frog

So long “The Adventures of Pepe and Pede.” You were, erm, very bigoted and uncreative.
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Sarah Silverman Wants to Pop Your Bubble

With her new political variety show, “I Love You, America,” the stand-up comic aims to unite red and blue. But can TV really change minds?
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‘Handbook For Mortals’ Author Accuses YA Community Of Keeping Out New Voices

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Tom Petty, Staple of Rock Radio With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

A singer, songwriter and guitarist, Mr. Petty melded California rock with a deep Southern heritage in hits like “American Girl” and “Free Fallin’.”
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Ai Weiwei Is Bringing A Massive Public Art Project To NYC This Fall

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In an Era of Strife, Museums Collect History as It Happens

In places like Charlottesville, Baltimore and Orlando, curators now rush to save evidence of tumultuous events.
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Instead Of Focusing On Yesterday’s Monuments, Artists Are Building Tomorrow’s

A years-long project in Philadelphia called Monument Lab asks, “What monuments would we build to reflect our values as a city?”
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‘S.N.L.’ and Michael Che Take On Trump Over Puerto Rico and Race

“Write them a check with our money,” Mr. Che said of President Trump during a searing “Weekend Update” mini-monologue about aid to Puerto Rico.
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Download Your Own Anti-Trump Art Courtesy Of The ‘Broad City’ Ladies

Print them, share them, take them to your local demonstration. Repeat.
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On Comedy: Watch the Evolution of Cringe Comedy in 9 Clips

Here’s how a grimace-filled genre, exemplified by “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” grew into a television comedy staple.
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Experts Believe Leonardo Da Vinci Traced The ‘Mona Lisa’ From This Nude Drawing

Another day, another “Mona Lisa” mystery. The woman sure knows how to maintain her mystique.
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Let’s Talk About Hugh Hefner’s Political Legacy

Mr. Hefner was keen to promote himself as a progressive, but what did he really do for women? Our writers discuss.
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Before Boobs Were A Design Trend, Nicola L. Made Quite The Feminist Body Of Art

At 80 years old, the artist is being honored with her first museum retrospective.
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Hugh Hefner’s Best Interview Moments

Highlights from more than 40 years of his conversations with William F. Buckley Jr., David Letterman, Piers Morgan, and more.
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Trump Cares About Irreplaceable Objects, Except When He Doesn’t

For someone so concerned with “beautiful statues,” Trump seems to have forgotten his own track record with historic artifacts.
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The Boss on Broadway: Bruce Springsteen on His ‘First Real Job’

It’s not a small rock show or a theatrical event. Inspired by a White House concert, one of rock’s celebrated storytellers is bringing his tales to a new stage.
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Ya Hey, Here Are 50 Words That Define American Regional English

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Review: Star Singers Lift a Muddled ‘Norma’ at the Metropolitan Opera

The greatness of a Bellini classic shines through a dimly lit new production.
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National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Honorees Are Writers To Watch

If you haven’t yet checked out these five debuts, consider this an invitation.
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The Real Story Behind Roald Dahl’s ‘Black Charlie’

The author’s early draft of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” featured a black protagonist who gets trapped inside a chocolate mold. Was it racial stereotyping, or something more complicated?
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Artist Jon Berkeley Explains His Stunning, KKK-Tinged Economist Cover

“The supply of weapons-grade lunacy in every corner of the globe seems to have ramped up.”
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Megan Fairchild, the Swan With the Screwball Spark

After a stint on Broadway and a divorce, City Ballet’s Megan Fairchild has arrived at a new level of artistry and her first Odette-Odile.
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Watch Actors Transform Into Living Van Gogh Paintings Before Your Eyes

The mesmerizing stills are from the upcoming, entirely painted biopic “Loving Vincent.”
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Critic’s Notebook: A Silent ‘Macbeth’ in Manhattan, a Vodka-Charged One in Brooklyn

“Macbeth Muet” is a frolic through tragedy with puppetry, while “Makbet” is a darkly gregarious production (shots included).
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Ring The Alarm, Yayoi Kusama Is Opening Her Own Museum

We feel nothing but infinite love for this news.
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Bowie, Bach and Bebop: How Music Powered Basquiat

What was on the turntable in Jean-Michel Basquiat’s studio? The answer is crucial to understanding his work.
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Moroccan Artist Meriem Bennani Offers An Absurd Antidote To Fake News

Her work is a mix of America’s Funniest Home Videos and David Lynch.
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On ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ a Franchise Boldly Goes Into the Serial TV Era

The first new “Star Trek” series in more than a decade deals with the demands of long-form storytelling and confronts earthbound production problems.
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Hillary Clinton’s Book Sets Sales Records, Despite Calls For Her To ‘Shut Up’

Over 300,000 copies later, readers were apparently more than eager to listen to what the former presidential candidate had to say.
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Where the Wild Things Are: China’s Art Dreamers at the Guggenheim

A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.
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