Carolyn Stewart
Art and Self
You Probably Think This Art Is About You

How selfie-taking reconfigures our relationship to art.

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Uncivil Society
Shooting the Messenger

Courteous behavior faces a structural disadvantage on social media—to our cost.

Culture and Politics
In Putin’s Russia, Art Looks at You

What you can learn about Russian geopolitics at an art show in Venice.

Wikimedia Commons
Portrait of the Artist
Caillebotte, Patron Saint of the Outcasts

Thanks to an exhibition hosted by the National Gallery of Art, museumgoers are getting an uncensored, rich, and occasionally rough-around-the-edges view of a key Impressionist in his formative stages.

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