Everything that the sea casts up onto the shore has a story to tell. Some objects give us glimpses into the lives of marine ...
Depending on how you look at it, the timing was either fortunate or ill-fated. The Fifth International Congress for the Unity ...
Today’s world is unpredictable and full of contradictions, and navigating its complexities while trying to make the best ...
To celebrate the release of the important publication, The Twelve These on Attention, the Monira Foundation hosts a benefit exhibition of one hundred individually unique handmade lithographs of the ...
Old Truths and New Clichés collects nineteen essays—most of them previously unpublished in English—by Isaac Bashevis Singer on topics that were central to his artistic vision throughout an astonishing ...
As Princeton University Press celebrates the launch of a new annotated and freshly translated edition of Kafka’s aphorisms, the Press has invited me to supply a couple of amuse-bouches from the two ...
For decades, African nations have fought for the return of countless works of art stolen during the colonial era and placed in Western museums. In Africa’s Struggle for Its Art, Bénédicte Savoy brings ...
In A Vertical Art, acclaimed poet Simon Armitage takes a refreshingly common-sense approach to an art form that can easily lend itself to grand statements and hollow gestures. Questioning both the ...
The list of crises we face today seems to grow daily. As if inequality and civil wars and global warming and refugee crises weren’t enough, we have also grappled with a global pandemic and the sudden ...
How an acceptance of our limitations can lead to a more fulfilling life and a more harmonious society We live in a world oriented toward greatness, one in which we feel compelled to be among the ...
The universe is huge. If we could travel at the speed of light (and we can’t) it would take us only about a second to reach the Moon. At the same speed, it would take about 8 minutes to travel to the ...
In The One Hundred Circle Farm, renowned photographer Emmet Gowin (b. 1941) presents stunning aerial images of center-pivot irrigation systems in the western and midwestern United States. This type of ...