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  1. art
    This Is the Saddest Picture I Have Ever SeenSandro Botticelli’s La Derelitta, a 15th-century tableau of hopelessness, feels especially resonant right now.
  2. dance
    Where to Stream Great Dance PerformancesA little starter set for the enthusiast who wants to feel like leaping again.
  3. the longest lives
    ‘Those Were Memorable Times. But I Don’t Want to Live There.’Jazz musician Reggie Workman played with John Coltrane, won a Guggenheim at 82, and can’t wait to get back to rehearsal.
  4. movie theaters
    What Will Make Us Feel Comfortable Going to the Movies Again?And what will a post-pandemic theater look like?
  5. vulture picks
    25 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two WeeksLady Gaga’s new album, Anna Kendrick in Love Life, Ramy season two, and more.
  6. profile
    Hong Chau Doesn’t Need Your Approval“I don’t task myself with changing minds or being understood anymore.”
  7. tv review
    Snowpiercer Is Slow to Leave the StationThe long-gestating TV adaptation of Bong Joon Ho’s movie is both larger in scope and messier in execution, especially in its shaky early episodes.
  8. encounter
    André Leon Talley Would Still Take Anna Wintour’s CallFrom his living room in White Plains, the fashion writer on his new memoir and old friends.
  9. book review
    What’s the Deal With Eels?A new book examines what we know about the mysterious creature, and a lot more that we do not.
  10. the diy queen
    Of Course Charli XCX Invented the Quarantine AlbumIf this is how we party now, pop’s reigning futurist is here for it.
  11. movie review
    Capone Features Tom Hardy at His Most MaximalistThe Al Capone biopic may not be the comeback story that director Josh Trank needed, but it has a truly batshit performance from Tom Hardy.
  12. album review
    Petals for Armor Feels Like Meeting Hayley Williams for the First TimeSometimes a change of setting and a bit of personal upheaval are a recipe for a breakthrough.
  13. prophetic pop
    Matty Healy, Reformed Asshole (Sort Of)The 1975’s front man wants a clean slate.
  14. first person
    My AppetitesJerry Saltz on eating and coping mechanisms, childhood and self-control, criticism, love, cancer and pandemics.
  15. radio vulture
    Thank God We Still Have MusicRespect is owed to the artists releasing vital new work this spring without any immediate prospect of a tour to back it up.
  16. read like the wind
    A Children’s Bible and 9 Other Reads I Can’t Get Out of My HeadThere are two types of sad people in the world — the books here are for both of them.
  17. movie review
    Spaceship Earth Casts a Sympathetic Lens on a Much-Ridiculed Failed UtopiaMatt Wolf’s very entertaining documentary about Biosphere 2 sets out to liberate its architects and participants from their fate as a punch line.
  18. in conversation
    Hayley Williams on What Went Wrong With Paramore and Her New Solo Life“If we didn’t have all that stupid fucking drama for all those years, would people even know who we are anymore?”
  19. classical music
    Revisiting Franz Schubert, a Poet of SolitudeFew composers have ever rendered loneliness as lovingly as he did or surrounded it in such a halo of compassion.
  20. movie review
    Our Mothers Digs Up Guatemala’s Painful PastCésar Diaz’s drama about the aftermath of the nation’s civil war feels a bit like shards from a larger mosaic, but that somehow fits its subject.
  21. the future
    What If Improv Were Good?The Middleditch & Schwartz specials suggest a future where the form belongs to performers, not theaters.
  22. the jokes must go on
    At Home (Where Else?) With Jimmy FallonThe late-night host makes a quarantine comeback, with an assist from his wife and kids.
  23. profile
    Her Dark MaterialsWith Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Eliza Hittman takes on the “bureaucratic odyssey” of getting an abortion in the U.S.
  24. quarantine diary
    Darren Criss Is Learning Japanese and Playing With LEGOs in QuarantineHe was supposed to be doing David Mamet’s American Buffalo on Broadway. Here’s how he’s keeping himself occupied instead.
  25. quarantine diary
    Debra Messing Is Baking and Watching Love Is Blind in QuarantineThe star of Birthday Candles, which was scheduled to start previews April 2, on what she’s doing since she’s not onstage.
  26. vulture recommends
    What to Stream While Broadway Is Shut DownSuggested substitutes for the shows you’re missing while theaters are dark.
  27. vulture recommends
    Introducing Six Degrees of One Kevin Bacon Movie, a New Quarantine GameWe asked our film writers to start with Mystic River and work their way through five more titles … ending on another Kevin Bacon movie.
  28. art
    Revisiting a 16th-Century Masterpiece of Mass Death From Self-Isolation in 2020Lately, I have spent so much time contemplating Pieter Bruegel’s “The Triumph of Death” I feel I have almost been living inside it.
  29. quarantine
    These Students Re-created Their Closed High School on Minecraft“In the past week, the fact that I’ve seen the school in Minecraft more than real life, it’s kinda sad.”
  30. kids and tv
    It’s Okay If Your Kids Are Getting More Screen Time. Really.In the past few weeks, screen time has taken on a whole new significance. Your family’s rules are most likely going to need to change.
  31. now streaming
    20 Disney+ Movies Worth RevisitingDeep cuts and vintage gems from the kid-friendly streaming service.
  32. coronavirus
    The Art World Is Sending Supplies to Hospitals in Need“It’s very beautiful and hopeful. But at some point, the government is going to have to step up.”
  33. art
    Salman Toor’s Queer RococoThe artist lives, and paints, between worlds — Lahore, Pakistan and New York.
  34. podcasts
    13 Election Podcasts for Every Type of ListenerOur critic’s guide to the ever-expanding world of politics podcasts.
  35. encounter
    Decamping Upstate With Real Housewife Luann de LessepsVintage shopping and oat-milk cappuccino with the reality-TV fixture.
  36. books
    Can You Tell Anyone How to Be an Artist?Artist Laurie Simmons and our art critic Jerry Saltz (they’re old friends) talk about his new book.
  37. backstories
    How Billie Eilish Rethought the James Bond Theme Song for a New GenerationShe built a blockbuster in a bedroom, so it makes sense she’d record “No Time to Die” on a tour bus.
  38. feature
    The Art World’s Mini-Madoff and MeBoozy nights and high-stakes art trades with Inigo Philbrick.
  39. tv review
    Even Outside the Park, Westworld Gonna WestworldThe most frustratingly not-quite-there show on TV remains structurally bold, visually arresting, and woefully predisposed to turn subtext into text.
  40. profile
    The Disaster ArtistEmily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven is speaking to our pandemic-frenzied moment. Her new book is even bleaker.
  41. marriage stories
    How Six Created Its 16th-Century Pop-Star QueensThe musical imagines all of Henry VIII’s wives in a singing competition about who had the worst go of it.
  42. tv review
    Better Things Season 4 Is a Rare and Precious GiftPamela Adlon’s nervy, magnificent series makes almost every other American TV show, even excellent ones, seem formulaic and timid in comparison.
  43. the future
    What Comes After TV?Snapchat is making hypercondensed shows specifically to watch on a smartphone. It’s harder than you’d think.
  44. agenda
    13 Things to Do in New York City Over the Next Two WeeksCéline Dion at Barclays, a new score for Metropolis, Armory Week highlights, and more.
  45. movie review
    Wendy Takes a Children’s Classic Into Art-House NeverlandBenh Zeitlin’s follow-up to Beasts of the Southern Wild is a soggy riff on Peter Pan.
  46. explainers
    How to Navigate the New York Public Library Like an ExpertCatching a peek of the “stacks train” and browsing 200-year-old menus is one of the best ways any New Yorker can spend a freezing Saturday afternoon.
  47. art
    Dan Colen Is Alive and Well, Painting and Farming UpstateThe onetime art world bad boy still paints. But instead of raising hell, he’s raising pigs and sheep.
  48. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  49. anonymous in hollywood
    I Was a Hollywood Assistant and I Got Yelled at on the ToiletAnd also everywhere else.
  50. art
    Donald Judd’s Minimalist Legacy Is All Around UsThe artist wanted his work totally empty. Which allowed the world to make anything out of it.
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