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November 29, 1999 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Microsoft’s Fatal Error

    Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

    Eben Moglen
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  • Books & the Arts

    Flag-Waving at the Whitney

    The Triumph of the New York School, a deeply ironic painting by the American artist Mark Tansey, looks at first sight like a rotogravure depiction of a military surrender that took place l

    Arthur C. Danto

  • Bland Art in Every Pot

    In 1989, after several years of controversy, legal wrangling and numerous public forums, Richard Serra's sculptural installation Tilted Arc was removed from a federal plaza in New York Cit

    Daniel Grant

  • A Shark in the Mind of One Contemplating Wilderness

    A shark swims past me in a kelp forest that sways back and forth with the current. It is deliberate and focused.

    Terry Tempest Williams

  • Fighting the Art Bullies

    New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has created enormous consternation and publicity in his attempts to censor an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

    Tony Kushner

  • Innocents Abroad

    When people label a film "great," the usual effect is to close off a discussion that ought to be opening.

    Stuart Klawans
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