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Last Weeks For Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible At The Met Breuer

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I've returned a number of times to revisit the exhibit as, from an artist's perspective, it is fascinating to see works that are not finished offer insight into the artistic working process -- what the artist may have been thinking at that point in the painting.

Man's Search for Meaning Revisited

Dr. Michael S. Brophy | Posted 01.04.2016 | Education
Dr. Michael S. Brophy

This is what we signed up for when we chose higher education as our vocation. Let's listen, really listen, to our students and consider their search for meaning. What is their gathering storm? What do they know that we have missed, our senses dulled by so many things?

The Taliban Don't Shock You Anymore, But This Will

Mina Sharif | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact
Mina Sharif

People deserve to hear more about Afghanistan and Afghanistan deserves to be heard. For its hardships, and its accomplishments. I don't make a point of looking for incredible stories of positivity and perseverance in Afghanistan.

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

Prashanthi Jayasekara | Posted 05.25.2016 | 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...