New York Times Arts

  1. A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.
  2. James Cameron is breaking new ground by bringing the action heroine back: Older, wiser, tougher and crazier.
  3. Twyla Tharp Dance returns to New York, with a world premiere to Dylan songs, a staged rehearsal and two classics from the early 1970s.
  4. Five reasons that the title role in Bellini’s masterpiece, which opens the Metropolitan Opera’s season on Sept. 25, defines a true diva.
  5. In this pop-culture twist on burlesque, performers put on tributes to movies and shows like “Doctor Who.” Not a fan? You can still admire the dancing.
  6. The Los Angeles musician questions our culture’s fixation on couples in love on his dreamy debut album, “Aromanticism.”
  7. After Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky offered their explanation of the film, you offered your verdict. Thumbs down doesn’t even begin to describe it.
  8. Documenta, the German contemporary art exhibition that some view as the world’s most important, ran into financial trouble when it expanded to Greece.
  9. On this boy band’s new EP, “Love Yourself: ‘Her’,” the group steps back from the genre’s sometimes manic energy.
  10. A father, a son and the battle to save a snapped-together city.