Colm Tóibín’s essay “Late Francis Bacon: Spirit & Substance” and the accompanying illustrations were drawn from the catalog of the exhibition “Francis Bacon: Late Paintings” at the Gagosian Gallery, New York City, November 7–December 12, 2015.
On January 15–16, 2016, The New York Review of Books, in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong and Fritt Ord, held an international conference to discuss the development of Chinese political economy and the role of governance within it. We are pleased to present the following video recordings from the conference.
On March 14–15, 2015, The New York Review of Books Foundation, Fritt Ord, and the Dan David Prize held a conference, “What’s Wrong with the Economy—and with Economics?” at Scandinavia House in New York.
We are pleased to present the following video footage of the event.
A study published in the journal Science this week found that humans have “profoundly affected marine wildlife,” and that current trends suggest that the loss of marine animal life will “rapidly intensify as human use of the oceans industrializes.” We present here a selection of articles on the beauty and complexity of the marine life under threat and on human exploration of the sea.