Michelle Williams is having a very good year (she might be the only one). There are murmurs that her performance in Manchester By the Sea will earn her an Oscar nomination. She has already received a Tony nomination for Blackbird. Certain Women, where she stars alongside Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern, is making…
Did you know a record could go diamond? I, dear readers, did not. Apparently the terminology applies to records that have sold 10 million units (i.e. 10x platinum). This information is relevant because Adele’s 25 has gone diamond.
Angel-voiced singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris turns 69 today, so it’s fitting that we offer her a little tribute.
Three’s a charm for Gwen: her third solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, debuted at the top of the Billboard 200, making it her first number one solo project.
London’s Saatchi Gallery is planning its first all-women exhibition this month as a sort of corrective to the way women artists are continually marginalized in the art world. Though Saatchi can take credit for helping leverage the careers of seminal feminist artists like Tracey Emin to the mainstream, this is the…
Helen Frankenthaler, an artist who helped develop a style of painting known as Color Field, has died at the age of 83. Though she was one of the most famous female artists of her generation, she said she never thought of herself as a "lady painter."
Christina Aguilera has said every album is a 180-degree turn from her last; her songs range from pop to jazz to pulsing club music. She reinvents herself yet again on Bionic, her new album, but what's ultimately missing is humanity.
As previously mentioned, Louise Bourgeois died last week. She was one of the most influential sculptors on the art scene, and, for reasons I will explain, my favorite (once) living artist.
Pipilotti Rist is currently showing her work Pour Your Body Out at NYC's MoMA, where she turns the atrium of the museum into a womb, making over the masculine space into something inescapably feminine.