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February 05, 2020

February 05, 2020

Kirk Douglas, Spartacus Legend, Passes at 103

Kirk Douglas, Spartacus Legend, Passes at 103

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas has passed away at 103. Douglas […]

January 31, 2020

January 31, 2020

How Black History Month Came to Be and Why We’re Celebrating It

How Black History Month Came to Be and Why We’re Celebrating It

Black History Month began in 1926 as a weeklong celebration of the achievements of African Americans. Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) chose the second week of February to celebrate “Negro History Week” to coincide with the birthdays of former president Abraham Lincoln and activist Frederick Douglass. 

December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 “Artsy” Films of 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 “Artsy” Films of 2019

These are the "artsy" and indie movies that left our staff debating for weeks.

December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Powerful Moments in Art in 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Powerful Moments in Art in 2019

Our staff compiles the most compelling art news of the year.

December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Fun Movies of 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Fun Movies of 2019

These movies delivered the most fun times in the movie theatres for our staff.

December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Albums to Download in 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Albums to Download in 2019

Picked by staff, these albums range from pop earworms to jazz and rap, and we had them on repeat during 2019.

December 09, 2019

December 09, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Art Exhibits Around the U.S. in 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Art Exhibits Around the U.S. in 2019

Art exhibits can be a divisive endeavor. These exhibits in 2019 have thrilled, delighted, challenged, and inspired people all over the country.

October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019

André Aciman returns to the world of “Call Me By Your Name” in the sequel “Find Me”

André Aciman returns to the world of “Call Me By Your Name” in the sequel “Find Me”

Before Sunset. Elio and Michel share an evening at a café. ILLUSTRATIONS […]

August 06, 2019

August 06, 2019

“Beloved” Author and Literary Titan Toni Morrison Dies at 88

“Beloved” Author and Literary Titan Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the author of important American works such as “Beloved,” “Sula,” and “The Bluest Eye” has died at 88.

July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

Artist Noel Kassewitz‘s Take on Saving the Planet

Artist Noel Kassewitz‘s Take on Saving the Planet

Some of Noel Kassewitz’s paintings, photographs, and video art depict the act of floating. The construction calls attention to rising sea levels.

July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019

Make Your LV Handbag a Masterpiece at “Louis Vuitton X” Exhibition

Make Your LV Handbag a Masterpiece at “Louis Vuitton X” Exhibition

Trot along the fashion house’s 160-year history of artistic collaborations in the fashion-forward exhibition Louis Vuitton X.

July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019

Project Blue Boy Reveals Dog, Other Conservation Findings Beneath Surface of Iconic Painting

Project Blue Boy Reveals Dog, Other Conservation Findings Beneath Surface of Iconic Painting

The Blue Boy, painted in 1770 by renowned English artist Thomas Gainsborough, is one of the most iconic paintings in British history. Nearly 250 years old, the painting's canvas lining has begun to separate.