The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced a major gift Wednesday, one of the largest and most important ever for any museum.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the recipient of a "transformative" collection of Cubist works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and others. The donation, worth more than $1 billion, was made by Leonard Lauder, philanthropist and former chairman of Estée Lauder. Margaret Warner talks to the Met’s Rebecca Rabinow. Continue reading
Jay Baron Nicorvo’s poetry, fiction, nonfiction and criticism have appeared in The Literary Review, Guernica, The Iowa Review and The Believer. He teaches at Western Michigan University. His book “Deadbeat” was published last year by Four Way Books.
April is National Poetry Month and that’s because of an initiative by the Academy of American Poets beginning in 1996. The Academy claims it’s now become the largest literary celebration in the world, reaching over 10 million Americans.