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Donald Trump Plays Chess With Death

Francis Levy | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Remember the famous scene in Bergman's The Seventh Seal in which the Knight (Max von Sydow) plays chess with death (Bengt Ekerot). You may remember th...

Art New York Springs to Life on Pier 94

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.03.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Damien Hirst, Psalm 23: Dominus Regit 3, 2008, Butterflies, household glass on canvas, 18 in. diameter (45.7 cm). Courtesy SmithDavidson. (Amsterdam):...

Rewriting History or Acknowledging It?

Michael Putzel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Michael Putzel

Hauling down the Confederate battle flag from its staff on the grounds of the South Carolina Capitol in July marked a tectonic shift in white rulers' manipulation of the tragic racial history of the American South. It may have been just the beginning.

In Hurling Epithets at Obama, Republican Wannabees Are Also Viciously Attacking U.S. Allies Cameron, Hollande, and Merkel

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If our president is an appeaser, however, then so are all our allies who participated in crafting and agreeing to this deal with Iran.

Dutch Treat

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano stumbled onto what was to become the Hudson River in 1524 while circumnavigating a remarkable island owned at the time by the Manhattoes, the Native American tribe for which the city is named.