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Getting into their pants

After getting tossed from Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 for throwing another patron’s cellphone, Kevin D. Williamson provides coverage of Orphans, Jekyll & Hyde, and Bull: The Bullfight Play.


The new old museum

On the refurbished Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and “The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America” at the newly renovated Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

Exhibition note

On “Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina” at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Gallery chronicle

On “Jeff Koons: Gazing Ball” at David Zwirner, “Jeff Koons: New Paintings and Sculpture” at Gagosian Gallery, “Andrew Seto: Lazy Reader” at Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, “James Little: Never Say Never, Recent Work” at June Kelly Gallery, “William Meyers: New York, Look & Listen” at Nailya Alexander Gallery, and “Don Voisine” at McKenzie Fine Art.


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New York chronicle

On recent performances by Isabel Leonard, the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, the Staatskapelle Dresden, Mitsuko Uchida, and more.

The media

Verse chronicle

Collateral damage

On The Word on the Street by Paul Muldoon, Mayakovsky’s Revolver by Matthew Dickman, Come, Thief by Jane Hirshfield, Quick Question by John Ashbery, The Late Parade by Adam Fitzgerald, and Red Doc> by Anne Carson.

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