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Cookie in the Snow, Seacoal Camp, Lynemouth, Northumberland / Chris Killip

This Just In: The Sublime in the Everyday

Chris Killip’s photographs depict hard-working people in a bleak yet visually stunning setting. More»

Arches of the Dodd Building / Minor White

Does It Matter If Artists Are Queer?

"Should an artist’s sexuality even be a part of the academic and public dialogue?" More»
Sound of One Hand Clapping / Minor White
Reproduced with permission of the Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum. © Trustees of Princeton University

Seeing Each Other Differently

Art brings a dad and his adult son together. More»
A Lover Entering the Bedroom of His Beloved in Romance of the Rose, about 1405, unknown illuminator, made in Paris. Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with dark red morocco, 14 7/16 x 10 1/4 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 7, fol. 62v

The Art of Seduction

Is this medieval book a warning lesson, or a shocking incitement to sin? More»
Still from Black Orpheus / Marcel Camus

Orpheus Goes to the Movies

Two cinematic retellings of the Orpheus myth are both controversial and compelling. More»

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    Still from Adrift in Tokyo / 2007
    Courtesy of The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

    Tokyo Stories

    Three filmmakers have radically different takes on the city of Tokyo. More»

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