Highlights

    1. PhotoA selection of works from queer children’s book authors, including (from left) “George and Martha” (1972) by James Marshall, “Frog and Toad Are Friends” (1970) by Arnold Lobel and “Miss Nelson is Missing!” (1977) co-authored by Marshall.
      CreditFrom left: James Marshall, “George and Martha,” courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Arnold Lobel, “Frog and Toad are Friends” © 1970 Arnold Lobel, used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers; James Marshall, “Miss Nelson is Missing!,” courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

      Notes on the Culture

      The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books

      From “Frog and Toad” to “Where the Wild Things Are,” many of the most enduring 20th-century titles share a secret language of queer compassion.

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  1. PhotoRinko Kawauchi’s “Untitled,” from the series “Approaching Whiteness” (2011).
    Credit© Rinko Kawauchi, courtesy of RoseGallery

    Japan in Bloom

    For more than a thousand years, the country’s cherry blossom season has been a source of fascination and wonderment. How did such an infatuation begin?

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  2. PhotoDry stone walls are characteristic of the Hebrides islands, where stones are in natural abundance.
    CreditMitch Epstein

    T’s Most Transporting Travel Stories

    Distance and solitude can make us feel more isolated than ever — but these tales of far-off locales provide something of a distraction.

  1. Notes on the Culture

    PhotoFrank Stella in his studio in upstate New York, photographed on Dec. 18, 2019.
    CreditDouglas DuBois

    The Constellation of Frank Stella

    The artist’s Minimalist abstractions helped change the direction of painting at the start of his career. Now at the end of it, the 83-year-old artist looks back to his beginnings.

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T’s March 22 Design Issue

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  1. PhotoIn the master bath of De Cotiis’s Tuscan villa, a massive mirror of silvered brass hangs over a sink of <em>cipollino apuano</em> marble, which is used throughout the house.
    CreditMartin Morrell

    The Extravagance of Less

    In a tiny seaside Tuscan village, a minimalist architect and designer proves that living with little but history can be the richest existence of all.

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  2. PhotoRoses in the cutting garden of Dan Pearson and Huw Morgan’s home in Somerset, England.
    CreditAlexis Armanet

    A Garden Grows in Somerset

    For a decade, the master gardener Dan Pearson has been creating a landscape that’s a testament to both his singular eye and Britain’s natural beauty.

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  3. Photo<strong>Dior</strong> dress, price on request, (800) 929-3467, <strong>Ann Demeulemeester</strong> shirt, $855, <strong>Jacquemus</strong> skirt (worn over dress), $405, <a href="https://www.jacquemus.com/?v=7516fd43adaa">jacquemus.com</a>, and <strong>Falke</strong> bodysuit, $50, and leggings.
    CreditPhoto by Pieter Hugo. Styled by Jay Massacret

    Spring’s New Romantic Look

    Black and white day dresses, almost saintly in their simplicity, commune with strappy sandals and lace gloves.

    By Pieter Hugo and