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The Smithsonian’s show on the Civil War and American Art expresses a deep unease about the relationship between between art and history.
MoMA’s monumental exhibition recalls the time when abstraction affected people like love or revolution.
Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects; Lynne Sach’s Your Day Is My Night
Robert Bresson’s The Devil, Probably; Maurice Pilat’s Police; Leo McCary’s My Son John.
A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.
Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger’s Jews and Words.
The film’s torture scenes do not excuse or glorify torture; they do something worse: draw the audience into accommodating it.
The well-known musician talks about the adoption ban, Pussy Riot and the future of the opposition movement.
Every musical note has life in it. For six decades the composer Elliott Carter imagined that life precisely.