‘Convergence: Courage in a Crisis’ Review: Tracing the Arc of a Pandemic

“Convergence: Courage in a Crisis,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is a comprehensive story of the global fight against the coronavirus, we feel like we’re sitting down to watch the pandemic reappear. With eight stories from countries as diverse as the United States, England, Brazil, China, India, Iran, and Peru, the documentary spreads so much …

The Wrapped Arc de Triomphe is Christo’s Temporary Gift to Paris

PARIS — For almost 60 years the artist known as Christo dreamed of wrapping the Arc de Triomphe. As a young man fleeing communist Bulgaria, he would stare at the monument from his small penthouse apartment. A 1962 photomontage shows the 164-foot-tall arch roughly huddled together. Freedom overpowered the sacred. He always wanted people to …