While it’s known as one of the most iconic rock albums of our time, Meat Loaf’s Bat out of Hell was originally written as a musical by king of the power ballad, Jim Steinman.
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Until recently, much of Andrea Crespo’s artwork has involved a pair of conjoined twins named Cynthia and Celinde.
Classical music and rock can make for awkward bedfellows, usually resulting in bright, accessible instrumentals or sometimes the overwrought opus of some British rocker.
CAMBRIDGE — Every now and then you’ll hear a loud “Clop!” as you walk through Gwenneth Boelens’s show at the MIT List Visual Arts Center.
If Donald Trump were to invent a contemporary artist to berate on Twitter (how’s that for fake news?), he might dream up in his fevered mind someone like Pedro Reyes.
CAMBRIDGE — You may not know Eran Egozy’s name, but if you either were between the ages of 10 and 24 in the mid-2000s or had children in that ballpark, you may be familiar with one of the wildly successful … Continued
A woman stands mournful, her gaze fixed to the ground. She holds an umbrella above her, though there seems to be no rain.
Acclaimed British multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier rose to Internet fame with his split-screen YouTube videos, covering some classic songs in his own multi-faceted, original style.
Paul C. Ha is the Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) List Visual Arts Center. The List Center is the contemporary art museum at MIT, and is well known for presenting experimental and timely exhibitions.
London cello festival is launched; a prodigy is presented with a precious instrument.
The Wooster Group veteran creates a portrait of a mature actress whose beauty lies in her restlessness, at Abrons Arts Center.
Experience is both a book about design and a design experience – with bits of string and a heat-sensitive cover. Review by John O’Reilly.
Neri Oxman and the MIT Mediated Matter group have unveiled their latest collection of 3D-printed death masks, designed to contain the wearer’s last breath.
David Deveau devotes his upcoming Kresge recital to the final two Schubert piano sonatas: the A Major (D.959) and in B-flat Major (D.960).
Last November, during the climate summit in Paris, the Icelandic installation artist Olafur Eliasson transported twelve icebergs from Greenland to the Place du Panthéon for a piece titled “Ice Watch.”
On a cold, rainy New York morning after the Hugo Boss Prize party at the Guggenheim last week, the artist Anicka Yi was mulling over the events of the night before, and her thoughts immediately went to her people.
“The Enemy,” underway at M.I.T., is the result of a collaboration between Mr. Ben Khelifa and Fox Harrell, an associate professor of digital media.
Halloween started early this year. I’d put the date at July 18, opening night of the 2016 Republican National Convention.
The artist Pedro Reyes is a biting social critic whose pieces often hold out hope — in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary — that things will get better.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that Pedro Reyes will launch a new residency program as the institution’s inaugural Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced today that Mexico City–based artist Pedro Reyes will be the center’s first Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist.
When exposed to a continuous music installation for a period of several hours, your body starts to organically follow the flow of the music.
CAMBRIDGE — Humans excel at finding solutions to “problems” that don’t always justify the description. That’s to say, we inflate “predicaments” (the word suggests a certain awareness of fate) into problems and then invent brilliant solutions. Viagra, for instance.
The inventor of 4D printing and co-director of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab discusses his research, the design technologies he’s most anticipating, and the role of failure in the pursuit of innovation.
Since 1895, cultural institutions from around the world have gathered at the Venice Biennale to present the latest developments in their country’s visual arts, performance, and design.