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Arts Mar 27Photos: Exhibit allows a glimpse at Cuba, forbidden to Americans for so long
New York's Robert Mann gallery opened “The Light in Cuban Eyes,” a two-month long exhibit of 24 Cuban photographers. The exhibit is an offshoot of a book by the same name, which showcases 50 artists and was published earlier this…
Arts Mar 27Nobel-winning poet Tomas Transtromer dies at 83
Nobel Literature Prize winning Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer died Thursday after a short illness, according to Swedish publisher Bonniers.
Arts Mar 18400 years after death, Spain thinks it’s found the remains of ‘Don Quixote’ author Cervantes
Scientists in Madrid announced on Tuesday that, deep under ground of a 17th century convent, they found remains that they believe belong to celebrated writer Miguel de Cervantes, though they may never be able to guarantee the match.
Arts Mar 13Meet three National Book Critics Circle Award winners
At last night's National Book Critics Circle Awards, Roz Chast, Claudia Rankine and Phil Klay, among others, were honored with prizes. Watch the three winners talk about their work on the NewsHour.
Arts Mar 12National Book Critics Awards to be announced tonight; see the finalists
The winners of this year’s National Book Critics Circle awards, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in America, will be announced tonight at the New School in New York City.
Arts Mar 067 films by Albert Maysles everyone should watch
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles died Thursday night after a 60-year long career that deeply affected the conversations around nonfiction filmmaking, conversations about truth, accuracy, bias and exploitation. Here are clips from seven films that define his unflinching style.
Arts Mar 06Albert Maysles, award-winning filmmaker and documentary pioneer, dies at 88
Albert Maysles, the award-winning documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer a new set of documentary conventions, died Thursday night at his home in Manhattan. Maysles, who made films with his brother David, is best known for his for his cinema verite…
Arts Feb 23Good night for ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest,’ but no big winners at last night’s Oscars
At last night’s 87th annual Oscar ceremony, all eight best picture nominees went home with at least one award.
Arts Feb 20Urban explorer reveals an abandoned world, frozen in time
Urban explorer Andre Govia is "addicted to decay." He visited 900 locations in 22 countries. While confronting the hazards of trespassing in derelict buildings, he photographed abandoned hospitals, hotels, theme parks and mansions.
Arts Feb 18Photos: Lynsey Addario’s life as a witness to war
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario has covered conflict in Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. She tells her story in her new memoir, “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War.”…