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Drop Out. Tune In. Start a Revolution.

Far Out, Reported, Visual Art

Mario Torero on leaving art school, his place in the Chicano art movement, and fifty years of...

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Begin at the End

Music, Reported, The Revisionary

Ken Thomson exemplifies a new generation of composers tasked with picking up the pieces of music...

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Tuning In

Interview, Music, Reported

Conrad Winslow on the interdisciplinary inspiration behind his work, feeling the music, and the...

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Art In-Depth


Commentary, In-Depth, Visual Art

As taxidermy moves from the natural history museum to the art gallery, how should an artist handle the political dilemma of the animal as object?

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Fuller Credit

Dance, Film, In-Depth, Origins

Loïe Fuller is celebrated as one of the founding choreographers of modern dance. Her equally ...

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Letters for Another World

In-Depth, Literature, Origins

America's original humorist was a deeply cynical man who censored his most controversial writings....

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An Itch for Things Remote

Essay, First Person, Literature, Visual Art

From ‘Moby Dick’ to Frank Stella, a writer looks to art of the sea for inspiration.

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