Film director Francis Ford Coppola and sculptor Antony Gormley are among the five winners of this year’s Praemium Imperiale, an arts prize that’s worth 15 million yen ($151,000) to each recipient, organizers said today.
Walt Disney fighting with a malfunctioning robot of Abraham Lincoln -- what great fodder for a juicy operatic scene.
One of the fullest, freest and most feted Indian lives of the last century came to an end Dec. 11, when Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away at the age of 92 in San Diego.
Composer Philip Glass and artist Cai Guo-Qiang won the Praemium Imperiale, an international arts prize patronized by Japan’s ruling dynasty, worth 15 million yen ($192,600).
Used car parts, plus a little auto paint -- that’s all it took for John Chamberlain to make explosive and sensual sculptures throughout his long career.
The end is near! Robert Lepage’s new production of “Gotterdammerung” (“Twilight of the Gods”) premieres Friday at the Metropolitan Opera.
At the Park Avenue Armory gala, you could walk off dinner just by circulating between courses.
The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park, Wimbledon’s finale, vintage Pinter and an exhibition about El Bulli are our choices for London this weekend.
Adolf Hitler dreamed of a gleaming new opera house for his home town of Linz in Austria. World War II put an end to his fantasies.
“The Fifth Estate,” a dramatic thriller about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the 38th Toronto International Film Festival in September.