October 4, 2017
In 2009, Penélope Cruz became the first Spanish actress to win an Academy Award—a sky-high career peak if ever there was one. Since her film debut in 1992, she made the transatlantic journey from art-house muse to major Hollywood force, mesmerizing audiences with her volcanic on-screen range.
September 24, 2011
The painter who defined abstraction for almost a century talks about inflating fake tanks to fool the Germans during World War II, finding himself ridiculed by Fernand Léger, working alongside his good buddy Agnes Martin, fearing the recourse of Republicans, being (perhaps) the first major modern artist to slip into architecture, and how the sighting of a bird may have led to one of the greatest careers in contemporary art.