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Train!

Train!

The capacity for trains to amaze inspired one of the longest running urban legends of the cinematic medium...

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Constable’s French Rep

Constable’s French Rep

In 1862 both The Hay Wain and The Flood at Saint-Cloud were brought together for the International Exhibition...

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Pavemania

Pavemania

What the Beatles were to ’60s pop, Pavement were to ’90s indie rock...

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Ruta Destroy

Ruta Destroy

It is hard to believe that this was once one of Spain’s wildest nightclub scenes...

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Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Art history is an attempt to predict the past that the future will come from...

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Susan Daitch on Lydia Lopokova

Susan Daitch on Lydia Lopokova

Snow falling, nutcrackers come to life, swans turning into princesses...

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Douglas Penick: Eros

Douglas Penick: Eros

The funeral procession of Love followed by poets is heading towards the temple of Diana...

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Modern Mexico’s Female Filmmakers

Modern Mexico’s Female Filmmakers

Propelled by drug wars and battles between cartels for new territory since the 1980s, how can art or culture reflect such a terrifying threat?

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A Movie to Remember

A Movie to Remember

The Titanic fascinates filmmakers because it has everything a dramatist could ever want: heroism, sacrifice, decency...

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Once More Unto

Once More Unto

Shakespeare’s Henry has Richard II’s understanding of symbolic power without being trapped in its mirrors...

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What’s the 411 on What’s the 411?

What’s the 411 on What’s the 411?

As Mary’s stories play over infective beats, I map Mary to everyone on the street...

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John Crutchfield on Elliott Paul Orr

John Crutchfield on Elliott Paul Orr

A friend testifies to the reality of one’s memories. A friend rescues the past from unreality...

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Spherebox 360

Spherebox 360

Departing from the human body, first to the abstraction of the size of the earth...

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