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Articles: Arts

Head and torso of a man painted by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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(1of 4) Details from The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s ceiling

Photograph © Vatican Museum


Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.


A collage of emblematic figures in American history set against the Stars and Stripes

Illustration by Alex Williamson.

In a new book, Louis Menand probes the cultural currents of postwar America.

March-April 2021

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

March-April 2021

Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones poses stylishly in a studio

Radhika Jones

Photograph by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Contour RA/Getty Images

Radhika Jones at the helm of Vanity Fair

March-April 2021

Hands typing on a computer keyboard.

Join other aspiring and established writers for The Muse & The Marketplace conference in April.
Photograph by iStock

This Boston conference offers a virtual writing retreat.

March-April 2021

Groovy clocks from The Glass House

Photograph courtesy of The Glass House

Holiday gifts that support the arts

November-December 2020

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2020

People perusing books outside at the Boston Book Festival

The Book Festival attracts book lovers from across Greater Boston 

Photograph by Gaia DeSimoni/Courtesy of the Boston Book Festival

A literary festival for children and adults

September-October 2020

Megha Majumdar

Megha Majumdar
Photograph by Elena Seibert  

Megha Majumdar’s novel of India resonates in the United States.

September-October 2020