For homebound travelers, a glance at the road in the rearview mirror has pleasures of its own.
John Lewis was a visionary pianist who imagined a different look, sound and esteem for jazz.
Online classical-music performances are increasing, but piecing together an orchestra digitally has many difficulties.
On the joys of tuning in to old-school radio in an increasingly digital, on-demand world.
A year after the tragic Notre Dame fire, myriad resources are available to explore that cathedral and other structures in its style.
A paean to the simple pleasures of the book—as text, object and experience.
The Frederick Ashton-choreographed film ‘Tales of Beatrix Potter’ sets the author and illustrator’s memorable characters in motion.
Livestreamed concerts by jazz musicians reinvent the typical performance for times of lockdown.
From the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, they capture not only the sounds and sights of jazz, but—more important—its feeling and deep inner essence.
Thanks to his silent and widescreen takes on ‘The Ten Commandments’—now included in an affordable Blu-ray digibook—Cecil B. DeMille rivaled the Creator in parting the Red Sea...twice.
Capturing the invisible is the challenge facing those whose job it is to document the visible world.
Even though schools and museums are shut down, curious kids can still engage with the arts via a variety of online resources.
Streaming performances, from the archives, of two ballets you’d have been able to see live but for the shutdown.
Some museum websites offer close encounters with the masterpieces you’re missing.
The playwright, whose work encompassed the AIDS crisis and sendups of the performer class, died of complications from the coronavirus on Tuesday.
Shuttered arts institutions will find a way out of this crisis. But it won’t be easy.
In the wake of the controversy over the design of federal buildings, our critic samples streaming videos that shed light on the language of pediments and columns and on the battle between traditionalists and the moderns.
An overlooked progenitor of Czech cinema, Karel Zeman developed inventive filmmaking techniques to tell adventure-filled stories.
Michael Tilson Thomas, now in the final season of his 25 years at the helm of the San Francisco Symphony, has left a profound imprint on both the orchestra and the city.
Small and midsize art galleries increasingly find themselves subject to the law of unintended consequences.