Abigail Disney vs The Mouse

Abigail Disney vs The Mouse

Abigail Disney puts out a documentary criticizing the legacy of her family, after years of outspoken disagreement. Abigail Disney is the granddaughter of company co-founder Roy Disney, Walt Disney’s brother and the numbers man behind the whole organization. For...
Met Opera Opens With Medea

Met Opera Opens With Medea

The Met Opera season opens for 2022, with a lushly dark staging of a play written over 200 years ago. “Medea” by Luigi Cherubini and François-Benoît Hoffman premiered in Paris in 1797, and turned heads then. It’s based on a much older play, written in the 400s...
Nirvana Lawsuit: Nevermind

Nirvana Lawsuit: Nevermind

Nirvana wins a lawsuit over their 1991 Nevermind album cover, brought by the man who was featured on it as an infant. The cover of Nevermind by Nirvana, featuring a nude infant with nothing censored underwater in a pool being tempted by a dollar on a fishhook, was...
Guelph Treasure Dispute Dismissed

Guelph Treasure Dispute Dismissed

The Guelph Treasure art dispute between a German museum and the heirs of Jewish art dealers has been dismissed by a U.S. court for a second time, over jurisdictional issues. The Welfenschatz, or Guelph Treasure, is a 200 million euro hoard of silver and gold church...
Michael Heizer Opens ‘City’

Michael Heizer Opens ‘City’

Michael Heizer has spent 50 years completing his massive art installation, “City”, and now he’s opening it to the public. Michael Heizer began building “City” in 1970, out in the desert of Nevada. It may be the largest contemporary artwork in the world, built on...
A Closer Look at Vermeer

A Closer Look at Vermeer

A closer look at Vermeer’s paintings, with new technology, has revealed that his perfectionism is in the finish, not the process. Johannes Vermeer, the Dutch painter behind “Girl with the Pearl Earring,” has long had a reputation of being an obsessive...
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