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Family Portrait

Essay, Feature, First Person, Visual Art

Portraits of distant relatives survive a married couple’s home reorganization, the subjects’ friendship in life an inspiration for the future.

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Art Is Essential February 2021

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them. #ArtIsEssential...

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The Sound of Jeanne Lee’s Voice

Blogging Fellows, Feature, Music, Vanguard Voices

Jeanne Lee (1939-2000) was a poet and vocalist of wide-ranging musical talents who pushed the formal boundaries of jazz to create emotional...

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The Monster Within

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, Feature, Visual Art

Psychiatrist and art critic Deborah Kostianovsky explains why she can’t turn away from a portrait that terrifies her.

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Art Is Essential November 2020

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them. #ArtIsEssential...

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Announcing The Creative Block Essay Contest – Open Now Through December 21 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Editor's Note, Feature

We are seeking previously unpublished personal essays up to 2,000 words about the creative endeavor that you paused. ...

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The Artist’s Home Undone

Ebook, Feature, Visual Art

A collaborative image threatens the relationship between artist and muse.

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An Open House

Ebook, Feature, Theater

America’s pioneer political drama saw the nation falling short of its ideals. Almost one hundred years later, the play is more relevant...

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Anti-Monument

Architecture, Ebook, Feature, Public Art

A conceptual design for a war memorial prioritizes the individual over the community, upending a centuries-old architectural language. ...

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About Face

Ebook, Feature, Film, Visual Art

An obscure art film raises the question of censorship at a major art institution.

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