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March 10-17, 2014 Issue

Cover art by: design by Robert Best


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  • Books & the Arts

    Whistler’s Battles

    Ambitious beneath his pose of indolence, James McNeill Whistler was the most contradictory of artists.

    Barry Schwabsky

  • Big MoMA’s House

    MoMA’s new expansion plans represent avant-gardism at its most deracinated.

    Michael Sorkin

  • Political Theaters

    From Yes Minister and The Thick of It to Veep, Scandal and House of Cards, British political satire and its American progeny reveal growing disillusionment with political irreality.

    Michelle Orange
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