The British composer Thomas Adès, the son of Syrian-Jewish immigrants to the United Kingdom, leads an operatic adaption of Luis Buñuel’s surrealist film into a biblical trap
I was reminded of the Polish critic and Shakespeare scholar at the New Yiddish Rep’s production of Beckett’s masterpiece
The skilled Israeli painter, a Holocaust survivor who died in 2010, has a major gallery show in New York. Plus: an interview with his daughter.
In his 1988 novel Fiasco, Hungarian Nobel laureate Imre Kertész, who died today at age 86, imagines an author exhausted by the Holocaust yet unable to write about anything else
The artist Avigdor Arikha, who died in 2010, lived—and painted—with gusto
Does telling children they’re hated make them mishear lyrics and, eventually, horde Viagra?
The brilliantly aggravating music and art of Mauricio Kagel