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Modern as Yesterday

How the culture evolved from Old to New.

Feb 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 20 • By MARTHA BAYLES

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Wars of Ideas

Wars of Ideas

Hearts, minds, and the continuation of diplomacy by other means.

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Paint By Numbers

New Deal art and the problems of public patronage.

Nov 16, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 09

Hopper's World

Solitude, light, and harbingers of death.

Oct 15, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 05

Remember Elvis

Thirty years after his death, the Memphis misfit defies explanation.

Aug 20, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 46

Beautiful Dreamer

Henri Rousseau and the apotheosis of the Sunday painter.

Oct 16, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 05

Klee's Craft

Simple lines, complex themes.

Aug 21, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 46

Rah! Rah! Dada!

The subversive moment in modern art.

May 1, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 31

Alexis de Wannabe

Bernard-Henri Lévy is no Tocqueville.

Apr 17, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 29

Pocahontas in Love

Sex, betrayal, and New Age mush in colonial Virginia.

Feb 20, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 22

Celluloid War

The couch potato's guide to terrorism.

Jan 23, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 18

Ed vs. Joe vs. CBS

"Good Night, and Good Luck" and the perils of Hollywood history.

Oct 31, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 07

The Great Pretenders

How television animates the corridors of power.

Sep 19, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 01

Troubled Soul

The man who started it all heads for the finish line.

Aug 1, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 43

Hollywood Means Business

Apr 25, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 30

A Night at the Oscars

If you love movies, it's hard to like the Academy Awards.

Mar 14, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 24

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