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On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.
Two photographers focus on the difficulties of putting words to what one sees.
Wake Up and Live! reveals the connection between the radical individualism of 1930s self-help manuals and fascist politics.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte undertook a pure search for truth. He also distrusted international markets. Does that make him an ancestor to anti-globalization activists?
An online dustup between two pop star penseurs shows them staggering through afterlives.
A painter who never lost sight of life’s being perpetually in transition.
Martín Adan’s The Cardboard House; José Manuel Prieto’s Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia
All wars have their bards, and Mexico’s ongoing narco wars are no exception.
Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine; Sophia Coppola’s The Bling Ring; Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station