Amaranth Borsuk | Sep 19
There are times when the art of medicine and caring for others involves practicing a singular type of expertise — a willingness to be human.
Jay Baruch | Sep 12
How a single image of the Battery Park City landfill captures New York at an inflection point in its history.
Justin Beal | Sep 9
“’Apocalypse Now’ is an exceptional film. It is also an average American film of the post-Vietnam era.”
Serge Daney | Sep 1
Notes on Laurent Joubert’s “Treatise on Laughter.”
Anca Parvulescu | Aug 25
Modern novels, films, and television shows are a sobering reflection of society’s vastly different expectations for moms and dads.
Andrew Bomback | Aug 22
Not content with writing the music of his time, Richard Wagner proposed that his job as a composer was to write the music of the future.
David Huron | Aug 12
When it comes to the modern history of Islamic art, the story of Musil's "discovery" of Qusayr ‘Amra epitomizes the difference between objects as they exist and knowledge about them.
Shahzad Bashir | Aug 9
Iofan’s career is a precise reflection of all the compromises that architects must make with power.
Deyan Sudjic | Aug 4
Historian Peter Baldwin explores the evolution of the state's role in crime and punishment over 3,000 years.
Peter Baldwin | Jul 15