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Russia, Ukraine, and the Fantasies of War

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 11.09.2014 | World
Eliot Borenstein

As the subject of constantly contested media narratives, the war in Ukraine has had a local reality that has somehow failed to take on a global scope.

Architect of Illusions: Charles Matton's Enclosures

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

A retrospective of handmade miniature interiors by the Parisian artistCharles Matton is on exhibit in London's All Visual Arts gallery. Matton, who died in 2008 of lung cancer, built 'Boxes,' that recreated artist studios and mise-en-scènes, emotive still-frames of inhabited interiors, empty hotel hallways, lonesome ateliers and imaginary boîtes. Poking one's head inside one of Matton's enclosures is being Gulliver trespassing into another reality and expecting the room's lilliputian occupants to return any moment.

Marlena Donohue: A New View of the Artist's Touch

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

Technology has married art in a raucous wedding where odd bedfellows will never quite 'get' each other and never quit each other either.

Republicans: Spare Me Your Newfound "Fiscal Responsibility"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Republicans today are conforming to an ideology based on a myth that other Republicans created in 1997, a copy of a copy without an original.