Art & Culture

Scene Report: On the Ground at Art Basel Hong Kong

DEPARTURES Senior Features Editor Julian Sancton reports on the dizzying sixth iteration of Asia’s largest art fair.

Film

Inside The Many Inspirations for Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs

A look at the people, places, and art that inspired the filmmaker's new stop-motion movie.

Art & Culture

New Exhibition Celebrates the World’s Most Legendary Nightclubs

At Germany’s Vitra Design Museum, half-a-century of nightlife culture, from New York to Beirut, finally gets a proper fete.

Art & Culture

How to Experience the Best of Hong Kong Art Basel

Just in time for the annual citywide fete, writer Liddy Berman breaks down how to make the most of this glittering art world capital.

Art & Culture

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Art & Culture

One Last Global Trip for King Tut

As Egypt prepares to open a new 250,000-square-foot museum to house its ancient treasures, the legendary pharaoh takes a final bow in the...

Art & Culture

Our Guide to NYC’s Best Public Art

New York Art Week may be over, but you can still spot a masterpiece with this guide to the city’s coolest off-the-beaten-path treasures.

Art & Culture

Everything You Need to Watch This Weekend

What to stream, see, and binge right now.

Books

Introducing the Book Club That Brings the World Right to Your Door

Created by WNYC reporter Beenish Ahmed, this unique subscription service allows you to immerse yourself in today’s most complex global stories.

Music

Pianist Jason Moran's Journey From Art-World Darling to Electrifying Jazz Soloist

As an accompanist, the multi-talented musician has worked with artists ranging from Kara Walker and Glenn Ligon to director Ava DuVernay,...