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Gayan Prageeth's "Extravagance" - A Witty Portrayal of Sri Lanka's Political Carnival

Prashanthi Jayasekara | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Prashanthi Jayasekara

As Sri Lanka marks six years since the end of a bloody war, looking at the country's post-war political realities through art

Landscapes of Clarity - Dan Kiley's Modernist Origins in Seventeenth Century France

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Despite all this new visibility for Kiley, there is much still not known and awaiting discovery, and part of that involves retracing his steps.

In Good Taste: Lee Miller in Fashion and Food

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts
Elizabeth Nicholas

The dark undercurrent to this mastery of haute couture and cuisine is often a self-flagellating obsession with quality control. Underlying both disciplines is the illusion of control.

Vance Bourjaily Dead: American Novelist Dies At 87

New York Times | BRUCE WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr. Bourjaily (pronounced bor-ZHAY-lee) never achieved the top rank of recognition that was predicted for him after publication of his first novel, "T...