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Albert's Way

Francis Alÿs has a knack for turning his walks into art. In Albert’s Way, however, his walk is limited to the four walls of his Mexico City studio. 100 more words


A Final Lullaby for Hitler

April, 1945 was not a good month for Hitler or the German nation he ruled. The Third Reich teetered on the brink of collapse and a national catastrophe loomed.  668 more words


Hall of Mirrors

“In normal circumstances, people who turn their backs on reality are soon set straight by the mockery and criticism of those around them, which makes them aware they have lost credibility. 281 more words

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At the End of the Day

‘The Forget button purges your history in a single click. Check it out’ suggests my Firefox message today. Only somebody under 35 could invent such a thing – somebody with all the synapses in full working order, convinced of his immortality, and able to remember exactly what he was doing in the morning eleven days ago. 967 more words

At The End Of The Day

"Downfall" (2004) is Disturbingly Good


“Downfall” (2004), which depicts the final days of Adolf Hitler holed up in a bunker in Berlin at the end of the European campaign of World War II, is a frightening film, although I don’t mean frightening in a horror film kind of way. 760 more words


The Rise of the Private Art “Museum”

From the New Yorker, an interesting look at a number of private art museums in Europe. In the face of the inability of public galleries to compete with private buyers in a market dominated by auction houses and the consolidation of art as commodity it’s no small surprise to see an escalation in the number of private art museums, including our own MONA. 40 more words