New York

At a time when partisan feelings are strong, William Meyers’s “Civics” project steps back to look at the problems of common concern

New poetry by Amy Barone

Peter Gelb cannot fill New York’s opera house. Can it be saved from terminal decline?

How the New York Public Library weathered a near-death experience

Catcalling isn’t so bad — until it crosses the line

Joseph Cornell’s shadow boxes are poetic windows on the mind of a man with a restricted life

Thomas Pynchon’s new novel displays all the bravura imagination of the rest of his oeuvre, but sees the elusive writer finally coming to terms with the world

Where Edward Hopper found isolation, George Bellows heard the hubbub of modern America