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Is Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’ as Offensive as It Looks? Let’s Discuss

Is Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’ as Offensive as It Looks? Let’s Discuss

Debby Ryan in the Netflix series “Insatiable,” about a bullied girl who becomes popular after losing weight.

Bringing ‘Doctor Atomic’ to the Birthplace of the Bomb

Bringing ‘Doctor Atomic’ to the Birthplace of the Bomb

The test bomb in the Santa Fe production will not be an exact replica of the original, but a reflective sphere, representative of all nuclear weapons.

Auction Buyers Are Catching on to African-American Art

Auction Buyers Are Catching on to African-American Art

Auctioneer Oliver Barker, taking bids at Sotheby’s for Kerry James Marshall’s painting “Past Times.” It was eventually sold for $21.1 million with fees.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Is Brutal and Not Much Else

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Is Brutal and Not Much Else

Elisabeth Moss in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which wrapped up its second season on Wednesday.

Beethoven’s 200-Year-Old ‘Fidelio’ Enters Today’s Prisons

Beethoven’s 200-Year-Old ‘Fidelio’ Enters Today’s Prisons

At right, Kelly Griffin as Lee and, on video, members of the Kuji Men’s Chorus at the Marion Correctional Institution in Ohio in a scene from Heartbeat Opera’s modern-dress “Fidelio.”

‘Sharp Objects’: Jean-Marc Vallée on the Series Premiere and Underdog Storytelling

‘Sharp Objects’: Jean-Marc Vallée on the Series Premiere and Underdog Storytelling

The director Jean-Marc Vallée on the set of “Sharp Objects” with the show’s lead, Amy Adams, who is also an executive producer.

A Canadian Museum Promotes Indigenous Art. But Don’t Call It ‘Indian.’

A Canadian Museum Promotes Indigenous Art. But Don’t Call It ‘Indian.’

Detail from Rebecca Belmore’s “Tower,” of clay and shopping carts, created on site at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto.

The Choreographed Cacophony of ‘Ferryman’

The Choreographed Cacophony of ‘Ferryman’

"The Ferryman" employs both a live goose and rabbit for the show, keeping the animal handler Rochelle Scudder, left, very busy.

Adrian Piper: The Thinking Canvas

Adrian Piper: The Thinking Canvas

Adrian Piper’s “Self-Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features,” 1981. In all of her work, our critic writes, “her aim is not to assert racial identity but to destabilize the very concept of it.”

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Will Lead the Met Opera, Two Years Early

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Will Lead the Met Opera, Two Years Early

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director designate, rehearsing last year. He will become the company’s music director this fall, two years ahead of schedule.

Review: ‘Sex Education,’ a Sweet Teen Comedy of Modern Lust

Review: ‘Sex Education,’ a Sweet Teen Comedy of Modern Lust

Asa Butterfield, left, and Gillian Anderson in “Sex Education.”

‘A Catharsis Sculpture’: An Artist Makes a Monument to Cancer Survivors

‘A Catharsis Sculpture’: An Artist Makes a Monument to Cancer Survivors

Prune Nourry working on her sculpture “The Amazon” at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She created it in response to her treatment for breast cancer.

Trump Has Yet to Award the National Arts Medals for 2016

Trump Has Yet to Award the National Arts Medals for 2016

President Ronald Reagan presenting the photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks with the National Medal of Arts in 1988.

Can Netflix Take Turkey’s TV Dramas to the World?

Can Netflix Take Turkey’s TV Dramas to the World?

Cagatay Ulusoy, left, and Hazar Erguclu in “The Protector,” Netflix’s first original Turkish-language show.


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