The symbolists of the 19th century saw art not as a social revolution, but as a revolution in sense and how to conceptualize the world.
Zone Books/The Editors | Dec 9
The choice to have children is not just a prudential or pragmatic decision, nor can it be justified by appealing to “what comes naturally.”
Christine Overall | Dec 5
An expert in citizenship reveals the concept’s totalitarian, racist, and sexist underpinnings and considers alternatives.
Dimitry Kochenov | Nov 14
“It’s inconceivable, so I must conceive of it in spite of everything.”
Georges Didi-Huberman | Nov 12
When a major trade association for the paint industry reported the rising popularity of kitchens in canary yellow and chartreuse, the household equipment industry took notice.
Regina Lee Blaszczyk | Oct 31
When my sister suffered from Rett Syndrome, an old patterning table — and a dubious therapy — brought my community together and offered hope.
Adriana Knouf | Oct 28
The author of “Feeding the Other” demonstrates how stigmatization is a process that is as much about power and privilege as it is about marginalization and disenfranchisement.
The Editors | Oct 21
"I really liked interacting with people and there wasn’t a lot of need for that in a pure engineering position. I wanted to be in a position where I could make a strong impact early on."
Reginald Van Lee | Oct 15
"Suppression and deception are the attributes that allow for this society’s existence; it could not exist without lies."
Ai Weiwei | Sep 27
The use of the couch in psychoanalysis evolved in part from traditions of sanatorium- and asylum-based somatic therapies.
Nathan Kravis | Sep 23