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Hannah Stamler is a writer and a PhD student at Princeton University.
August 16, 2021
Art and Exile in the Third Republic
The House of Fragile Things
examines the travails of a circle of Jewish art collectors, tracing a history of betrayal and dispossession.
Books and Ideas
February 26, 2020
WWII’s Refugee Academics and the Myth of a Welcoming American Academy
Well Worth Saving
looks at the lives of Jewish professors who sought asylum in the United States and were denied entry.
July 11, 2019
Sara Cwynar’s Photoshop Proletariat
Her photos and videos capture visual culture and fashion’s messy means of production.
June 17, 2019
Gretchen Bender’s Video Art Predicted the Bleak Future of Mass Media
A retrospective of her art looks at the Pandora's box television unleashed and how we continue to reckon with the effects of an unrelenting, 24/7 visual culture.
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December 27, 2018
How Curators Are Finding the Climate in Art History
The recent “Nature’s Nation” exhibition locates the hidden ecological and environmental roots of American art.