South African Jewish artist William Kentridge’s “Refuse the Hour” was a powerful work. But Anna Katsnelson says his production of Alban Berg’s “Lulu” at the Met is a phantasmagoric masterpiece.
Lately, the modern art section of the Metropolitan Museum hasn’t been as quiet as usual. William Kentridge’s installation there questions our very notion of time.
James Levine is not the only major return at the Metropolitan Opera this week. The acclaimed production of Gogol’s ‘The Nose’ also starts a cameo run.
Earlier this month, the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University formally opened its 2010-2011 season with two new exhibits: “Regarding Painting” and “WaterWays.” The museum has been the subject of much negative media controversy over the past few years. Between rumors of its closing and lawsuits over artwork being sold, one of the university’s gems had been buried in bad press. Now, all of that is about to change.