“Camp: Notes on Fashion,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new Costume Institute exhibit, has some hot artistic hunks and elegant threads, a provocative idea and plenty of pink. But by pitching too big a tent, the show’s theme eludes it.
The late singer-songwriter, poet and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) was a global icon. A museum in his hometown of Montreal mounted a tribute exhibition to this citizen of the world that’s now on an international tour – with its first stop the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.
Thailand is trending. And why not? This is a country in which the impossible can become probable, where a street vendor can have Michelin accreditation, goats do recycling and chickens, like other workers, are on duty, retired or on holiday.
Though vastly different men, ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti were larger than life figures who defined their art forms. Now these irresistible legends are the subjects of new films.