Category Archives: NY Times


Oct

31

2017

Out of the Woods

Op-Ed Contributor By PATRICK SAUER October 31, 2017 Last Friday Netflix dropped the second season of “Stranger Things,” its surprise hit from 2016 that’s part horror story, part buddy comedy, but above all, an addictive homage to the early 1980s. And while the show, which revolves around supernatural goings-on in the fictional town of Hawkins, Ind., nods to everything from “E.T.” to synth-pop, the nostalgic takeaway for…

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Oct

27

2017

Gary Hume Loves His Mother. His Art Is a Valentine to Her.

Fine Arts & Exhibits By BARBARA POLLACK October 27, 2017 No one would accuse Gary Hume’s paintings of being confessional or revealing. He came to fame on the crest of the Young British Artists emerging in the late 1980s, but is often described as the least flamboyant of the bunch. Instead of the exhibitionism of peers like Tracey Emin or Damien Hirst, Mr. Hume practices self-restraint, modestly…

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Oct

27

2017

When the Make-Believe World Is All too Real

October 27, 2017 By MARK LUKACH For my son Jonas’s first Halloween, when he was 5 months old, I dressed the two of us as matching lumberjacks. For the second, we were characters from the movie “Up.” I was Carl, the old man, my wife was Ellie, and Jonas was Russell, the enthusiastic Wilderness Explorer. We tied a dozen balloons to our bulldog’s collar, to…

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Oct

24

2017

The Polaroid Job

Our family business involved taking photos with Frankenstein’s Monster and the Easter Bunny.



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