Something for the Week, Issue 7

Welcome back to Something for the Week — your weekly selection of things to look at, read, listen to, and experience across the arts. If you like what you see, consider subscribing to the Something Curated newsletter. Richard Serra: Six Large Drawings at David Zwirner, London Dubbed the “poet of iron,” American artist Richard Serra…

An Expert’s Guide to Coffee in Paris

Unpacking the differences between London and Paris is by now akin to pretending to your child that the Channel Tunnel has glass walls to see the fish: boring and quite sad. The differences between London and Parisian coffee culture, however, track with the factors that make Paris’s greatest restaurants great. Its most exciting cafés, like…

The Ultimate Guide to Eating Bagels in NYC

Several years ago, a friend in London texted me a photo of what appeared to be a bulging bread roll stuffed with chocolate frosting, like some sort of mutant maritozzo. I couldn’t puzzle out what was going on, but then I read the caption: “Nutella bagel on Brick Lane.”  London has its own distinct bagel…

Something for the Week, Issue 6

Welcome back to Something for the Week — your weekly selection of things to look at, read, listen to, and experience across the arts. If you like what you see, consider subscribing to the Something Curated newsletter. Pipilotti Rist’s Prickling Goosebumps & A Humming Horizon at Hauser & Wirth and Luhring Augustine, New York This is your…

Something for the Week, Issue 5

Welcome back to Something for the Week — your weekly selection of things to look at, read, listen to, and experience across the arts. If you like what you see, consider subscribing to the Something Curated newsletter. 2.0: Jorinde Voigt & Xiyadie at P21, Seoul 2.0 is an exhibition that explores the physical and theoretical potential of…

Six of the World’s Best Listening Bars

Baroque-era features overlay cracked concrete on the exterior of a venue on a windy side street of Tokyo’s Shibuya district. As its front hints, this is no ordinary place. Inside Lion Café are velour seats facing an ornate altar on one side of the bar; with wooden speakers of impeccable acoustic quality sitting atop the bar…

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